MASAHIRO SHINYA

Last Updated :2023/02/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor
Web Site
E-mail
mshinyahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
My study is based on sports biomechanics, sports psychology, and sports physiology. Keywords: postural control, variability in motor control, markerless motion capture.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2020/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor
  • 2017/04/01, 2020/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor
  • 2014/04/01, 2017/03/31, The University of Tokyo, Assistant Professor
  • 2011/04, 2014/03, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • 2010/04, 2011/03, University of Alberta
  • 2007/04, 2010/03, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Educational Backgrounds

  • Kyoto University, Japan, 2007/04, 2010/03
  • Kyoto University, Japan, 2005/04, 2007/03
  • Kyoto University, Japan, 2001/04, 2005/03

Academic Degrees

  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Integrated Arts and Sciences : Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences : Integrated Arts and Sciences
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program

Research Fields

  • Complex systems;Health / Sports science;Sports science

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japan Society of Baseball Science
  • Japan Society of Posture and Gait Research (JSPGR)
  • Japanese Society of Biomechanics
  • Japanese Society of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine
  • Japan Society of Physical Education, Health and Sport Sciences
  • International Society for Gait and Posture Research
  • Society for Neuroscience

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Sports Theory and Exercise
  2. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Sports Theory and Exercise
  3. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Sports Theory and Exercise
  4. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Health and Sports Sciences
  5. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Experimental methodsIn Sport and Health Sciences A
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Laboratory Work in Sport and Health Sciences A
  7. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, SeminarIn Sport and Health Sciences B
  8. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Sports Biomechanics
  9. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Seminar in Sports statistics
  10. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introductory Lectures of Human Movement Sciences I
  11. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Human Motor Control

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. A kinetic analysis of the judo osoto-gari technique: relationship to sweeping leg velocity., Sports Biomechanics, 20221107
  2. Use of the Azure Kinect to measure foot clearance during obstacle crossing: A validation study, PLOS ONE, 17(3), 20220311
  3. Foot clearance when crossing obstacles of different heights with the lead and trail limbs, GAIT & POSTURE, 88, 155-160, 20210524
  4. A biomechanics analysis of the judo osoto-gari technique: comparison of black belt and white belt judokas., Sports Biomechanics, 20211018
  5. Variability in the Center of Mass State During Initiation of Accurate Forward Step Aimed at Targets of Different Sizes, FRONTIERS IN SPORTS AND ACTIVE LIVING, 3, 20210819
  6. The influence of attractor stability of intrinsic coordination patterns on the adaptation to new constraints., Sci Rep., 202002
  7. Larger, but not better, motor adaptation ability inherent in medicated Parkinson's disease patients revealed by a smart-device-based study, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10(1), 20200428
  8. The influence of attractor stability of intrinsic coordination patterns on the adaptation to new constraints, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10(1), 20200220
  9. Accent Stabilizes 1:2 Sensorimotor Synchronization of Rhythmic Knee Flexion-Extension Movement in Upright Stance, FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY, 10, 20190425
  10. Hybrid dynamics in a paired rhythmic synchronization-continuation task, PHYSICA A-STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 524, 625-638, 20190615
  11. Risk aversion in the adjustment of speed-accuracy tradeoff depending on time constraints, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9, 20190813
  12. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Over Dorsolatera Prefrontal Cortex Modulates Risk-Attitude in Motor Decision-Making, FRONTIERS IN HUMAN NEUROSCIENCE, 13, 20190906
  13. Sub-optimality in motor planning is not improved by explicit observation of motor uncertainty, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9, 20191016
  14. Underlying structure in the dynamics of chase and escape interactions, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9, 20191021
  15. Spatiotemporal characteristics of an attacker's strategy to pass a defender effectively in a computer-based one-on-one task, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9, 20191121
  16. Human Navigational Strategy for Intercepting an Erratically Moving Target in Chase and Escape Interactions., J Mot Behav., 201912
  17. Cognitive bias for the distribution of ball landing positions in amateur tennis players., J Mot Behav., 201904
  18. Asymmetric Adaptability to Temporal Constraints Among Coordination Patterns Differentiated at Early Stages of Learning in Juggling, FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY, 9, 20180523
  19. Pitching form determines probabilistic structure of errors in pitch location., Journal of sports sciences, 35(21), 2142-2147, 201701
  20. Paired Synchronous Rhythmic Finger Tapping without an External Timing Cue Shows Greater Speed Increases Relative to Those for Solo Tapping., Scientific reports, 7, 201705
  21. Baseball pitching accuracy: an examination of various parameters when evaluating pitch locations, Sports Biomech, 16(3), 399-410, 201709
  22. Enhancing memory of stair height by the motor experience of stepping., Experimental brain research, 223(3), 405-414, 201211
  23. Gallop-like Gait Pattern In Human Side Stepping, MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 43(5), 687-687, 201103
  24. Corrective postural responses evoked by completely unexpected loss of ground support during human walking., Gait & posture, 29(3), 200904
  25. Weight distribution influences the time required to lift the leg even under normal standing condition., Gait & posture, 29(4), 200901
  26. A split-step shortens the time to perform a choice reaction step-and-reach movement in a simulated tennis task., Journal of sports sciences, 27(12), 200910
  27. Wrist muscle activity during rapid unimanual tapping with a drumstick in drummers and nondrummers., Motor control, 13(3), 200901
  28. Fast muscle responses to an unexpected foot-in-hole scenario, evoked in the context of prior knowledge of the potential perturbation., Experimental brain research, 203(2), 201001
  29. Anticipatory postural adjustments during lateral step motion in patients with hip osteoarthritis., Journal of applied biomechanics, 27(1), 2011
  30. The effect of choice reaction task on impact of single-leg landing., Gait & posture, 34(1), 201105
  31. Effect of dual-tasking on the center of pressure trajectory at gait initiation in elderly fallers and non-fallers., Aging clinical and experimental research, 24(2), 201204
  32. Superior reaction to changing directions for skilled basketball defenders but not linked with specialised anticipation., European journal of sport science, 14(3), 2014
  33. Walk-, run- and gallop-like gait patterns in human sideways locomotion., Journal of electromyography and kinesiology : official journal of the International Society of Electrophysiological Kinesiology, 23(6), 201312
  34. Interjoint dynamic interaction during constrained human quiet standing examined by induced acceleration analysis., Journal of neurophysiology, 111(2), 201401
  35. Anticipation by basketball defenders: an explanation based on the three-dimensional inverted pendulum model., European journal of sport science, 14(6), 2014
  36. Interpersonal variability in timing strategy and temporal accuracy in rapid interception task with variable time-to-contact., Journal of sports sciences, 33(4), 2015
  37. Motor planning under temporal uncertainty is suboptimal when the gain function is asymmetric., Frontiers in computational neuroscience, 9, 201507
  38. Leg mechanics contribute to establishing swing phase trajectories during memory-guided stepping movements in walking cats: a computational analysis., Frontiers in computational neuroscience, 9, 201509
  39. Anticipation of direction and time of perturbation modulates the onset latency of trunk muscle responses during sitting perturbations., Journal of electromyography and kinesiology : official journal of the International Society of Electrophysiological Kinesiology, 26, 201602
  40. Temporal, but not Directional, Prior Knowledge Shortens Muscle Reflex Latency in Response to Sudden Transition of Support Surface During Walking., Frontiers in human neuroscience, 10, 201602
  41. Development of a Portable Motor Learning Laboratory (PoMLab)., PloS one, 11(6), 201601
  42. Distinct sets of locomotor modules control the speed and modes of human locomotion., Scientific reports, 6, 201611
  43. Sub-optimality in motor planning is retained throughout 9 days practice of 2250 trials., Scientific reports, 6, 201611
  44. Speed dependency in α-motoneuron activity and locomotor modules in human locomotion: indirect evidence for phylogenetically conserved spinal circuits., Proceedings. Biological sciences, 284(1851), 201703
  45. Cross-sectional Comparison of the Probabilistic Structure in the Distribution of Pitching Location among Baseball Pitchers of Different Ages., Sports Biomechanics., Online ahead of print.(Online ahead of print.)

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Detection of Mitt Movement Trajectory in Catcher Framing Using Baseball Video., Kanno Y., and Shishido H., Shinya M., Kameda Y., Kitahara I., 2022 IEEE 11th Global Conference on Consumer Electronics (GCCE 2022), 2022/10/18, Without Invitation, English
  2. Influence of kick direction and kicking foot on kicking precision., Shimotashiro Y., Shinya M., The 27th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science(ECSS 2022), 2022/09/02, Without Invitation, English
  3. Dynamic stability during obstacle crossing in children aged 2–5 years: A pilot study., Yoshimoto K., Mani H., Kurogi T., Aiko T., Urano Y., Shinya M., International Conference on Slips, Trips, and Falls Sendai 2022 (STF Sendai 2022), 2022/07/22, Without Invitation, English
  4. Different methods of foot elevation do not change the elevation position of the foot., Miura Y., & Shinya M., World Congress of International Society of Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR2022), 2022/07/04, Without Invitation, English
  5. Characteristics of obstacle avoidance strategy in children aged 2–5 years: A pilot study., Yoshimoto K., Mani H., Kurogi T., Aiko T., Urano Y., Shinya M, World Congress of International Society of Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR2022), 2022/07/04, Without Invitation, English
  6. Validation of the Azure Kinect sensor in obstacle crossing during walking., Yoshimoto K., & Shinya M., ECSS virtual congress 2021, 2021/09/08, Without Invitation, English
  7. The foot trajectory in the frontal plane when crossing over an obstacle with a non-horizontal top edge., Miura Y., & Shinya M., 30th Annual Meeting of Neural Control of Movement (NCM2021), 2021/04/22, Without Invitation, English
  8. Mirroring, Shadowing, and Gesture Alignment in Interlanguage English Speech., Yamane N., Shinya M., Teaman B., Fujimori A., 17th Conference on Laboratory Phonology(LabPhon17), 2020/07/07, Without Invitation, English
  9. Control of the center of mass during forward steps onto targets of different sizes., 2020/06/13, Without Invitation, Japanese
  10. Investigating the effects of listener background on L2 English speech ratings., Head P., Yamane N., Clenton J., Shinya M., New Directions 2019, 2019/12/08, Without Invitation, Japanese
  11. Mirroring Effects on Duration of EFL Learners., Yamane N., Shinya M., Teaman B., Ogawa M., New Sounds 2019, 2019/08/31, Without Invitation, English
  12. Mirroring Beat Gestures: Effects on EFL Learners., Yamane N., Shinya M., Teaman B., Ogawa M., Akahoshi S., 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences(ICPhS2019), 2019/08/08, Without Invitation, Japanese
  13. Anticipatory postural adjustment for an accurate step., World Congress of International Society of Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR2019), 2019/07/05, Without Invitation, Japanese
  14. Speed-accuracy tradeoff in anticipatory postural adjustment for a forward step., 29th Annual Meeting of Neural Control of Movement (NCM2019), 2019/04/26, Without Invitation, Japanese
  15. Noise-induced frequency increase in synchronization of human rhythmic activities, Kurebayashi W., Okano M., Shinya M., Kudo K., Dynamics Days Europe 2018, 2018/09/03, Without Invitation, English
  16. Improved coordination and reduced variability contribute to accurate overarm throwing at an early stage of learning, Shinya M., Ogawa N., 8th World Congress of Biomechanics, 2018/07/11, Without Invitation, English
  17. The effect of anteroposterior location of center of pressure during initial posture on the sidestep, Yamada H., Shinya M., 8th World Congress of Biomechanics, 2018/07/10, Without Invitation, English
  18. Application of POrtable Motor learning LABoratory (PoMLab): cross-syndrome comparison of implicit visuomotor adaptation among patients with stroke and Parkinson’s disease., Shinya M, Takiyama K., Sakurada T., Muramatsu S., Ogihara S., Sato T., Komatsu T., Society for Neuroscience, 2017/11/15, Without Invitation, English, Washington DC, USA
  19. Application of Portable Motor Learning Laboratory (PoMLab) - cross-syndrome study, cross-day study, and correlation between motor adaptation ability and clinical score, 2017/08/24, Without Invitation, Japanese

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Transformative Research Areas(A)), 2021, 2022
  2. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (A)), 2017, 2020
  3. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research), 2016, 2018
  4. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up), 2014, 2015

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Co-Chair, Communications Committee, 2016/09, 2019/09, International Society for Posture and Gait Research

Other Social Contributions

  1. Enhance knowledge -Hiroshima University 100 special lectures-, Human motor control from sports to rehabilitation, 2020/08/05, Lecturer, Internet

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2021, Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 1
  2. 2021, Sports Biomechanics, 2
  3. 2021, The Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine, 2
  4. 2021, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sports, 2
  5. 2021, Journal of Gerontology, 1
  6. 2021, Psychology in Sports and Exercise, 1
  7. 2020, Experimental Brain Research, 1
  8. 2020, Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 2
  9. 2020, The Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine(JPFSM), 1
  10. 2017, International Journal of Sport and Health Science, Others, Reviewer, 1
  11. 2017, Scientific Reports, Others, Reviewer, 1