Hiroaki Kimura

Last Updated :2021/03/01

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University Hospital(Medical), Professor
E-mail
lunahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Graduated from the 1988 Hiroshima University School of Medicine, I became a professor of the department of rehabilitation medicinethe, Hiroshima University Hospital in July 2010. I am specializing in prosthetics and orthotics., chronic pain, musculoskeletal rehabilitation. My hobby is reading (comics).

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2016/10/19, Airlangga university, Faculty of Medicine, Visiting Professor

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science, Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Complex systems;Biomedical engineering;Medical systems

Research Keywords

  • motion analysis
  • joint proprioception
  • 3 dimensional scanner
  • Three-dimensional accelerometer
  • joint sense
  • CRPS
  • lymphedema
  • rotation angle
  • Robotic orthosis
  • amputation brace artificial limb

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • International society of physical and rehabilitation medicine, 2007
  • The Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine, 1994
  • The Japanese Orthopaedic Association, 1988
  • Japanese Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 1996

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice for medical research
  2. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced seminar on Rehabilitation Medicine
  3. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced seminar on Rehabilitation Medicine
  4. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced research on Rehabilitation Medicine
  5. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced research on Rehabilitation Medicine
  6. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Seminar on Rehabilitation Medicine
  7. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Seminar on Rehabilitation Medicine
  8. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Research on Rehabilitation Medicine
  9. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Multidisciplinary Cooperation A
  10. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 2Term, Multidisciplinary Cooperation B
  11. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Research on Rehabilitation Medicine

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Characteristics of Patients with Severe Heart Failure Exhibiting Exercise Oscillatory Ventilation, CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HYPERTENSION, 35(4), 267-272, 2013
  2. Attenuation of the Muscle Metaboreflex in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY SCIENCE, 24(8), 721-724, 201209
  3. Reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament for the treatment of habitual or recurrent dislocation of the patella in children, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br., 85B, 887-890, 20030401
  4. Evaluation of an absorbable ring for vascular anastomosis, 15(5), 331-336, 19990701
  5. The effect of anti-gravity treadmill training for prosthetic rehabilitation of a case with below-knee amputation., Prosthet Orthot Int., 39(6), 502-506, 2015
  6. Efficacy of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation with adaptive servo-ventilation in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting., Circ J., 79(6), 1290-1298, 2015
  7. The Japan Statin Treatment Against Recurrent Stroke (J-STARS): A Multicenter, Randomized, Open-label, Parallel-group Study, EBioMedicine, 2(9), 1071-1078, 2015
  8. Deviation in the recovery of the lower limb and respiratory muscles of patients with polymyositis: a preliminary clinical study., J Phys Ther Sci, 28, 2652-2655, 2016
  9. A Multidisciplinary Pain, Agitation, and Delirium management Team Can Promote Rehabilitation in the Intensive Care Unit: A Case Report, Progress in Rehabilitation Medicine, 1, 1-4, 2016
  10. Chondrocyte transplantation and its rehabilitation, The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 54(3), 214-218, 20170301
  11. Rehabilitation of lower limb amputation by blood circulation disorder, The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 54(2), 134-139, 20170201
  12. Electric stimulation therapy based on evidence for diseases other than movement disorders, The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 54(8), 590-595, 2017
  13. Characteristics of spatial muscle activity distribution pattern in isometric muscle contraction in Parkinson's disease patients, 32(2), 329-333, 201702
  14. Articular cartilage regeneration and rehabilitation medicine, Orthopaedic surgery and traumatology, 62, 1059-1065, 2019
  15. ★, Industry-academia rehabilitation using robots and AI, The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 56(7), 572-575, 2019
  16. What, when and how of acute rehabilitation Femoral neck / trochanteric fracture, Journal of Cliical Rehabilitation, 28(9), 907-913, 2019
  17. Amputation and stump management and prosthetic leg adaptation, The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 55(3), 242-247, 2018
  18. Regenerative medicine and rehabilitation medicine / medical care for joint cartilage damage, 264(13), 1192-1198, 20180331
  19. Management for improving daily activities from the viewpoint of rehabilitation doctors, OT journal, 53(4), 364-366, 201904
  20. Practice of rehabilitation in acute stage. Fracture of femoral neck and trochanter., Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, 28(9), 907-913, 201908
  21. What is needed for the care of motor organ disorders in sports for the disabled: cutting edge care, Loco Cure, 5(4), 322-328, 2019

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Articular cartilage regenerative medicine and rehabilitation, Hiroaki Kimura, 57th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2020/08/21, With Invitation, Japanese, A designated presentation was given on regenerative medicine and rehabilitation for articular cartilage injury.
  2. Cancer rehabilitation, Hiroaki Kimura, Hiroshima University Hospital Cancer Board Oncology Meeting, 2020/07/01, Without Invitation, Japanese, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Medical Sciences "Cancer Professional Medical Human Resources (Cancer Professional)" Training Plan to Meet Diverse Needs, Hiroshima,Japan, Death from cancer is the most common cause of death, and there are many problems such as cost and employment as well as treatment. Since there is rehabilitation as a measure against this, I described diagnosis, treatment, palliative care, and family care.
  3. Necessary rehabilitation in acute, convalescent and maintenance phases (at home), Hiroaki Kimura, 2019/12/13, Without Invitation, Japanese, I spoke to rehabilitation therapists belonging to the Hospital Association about social security consisting of medical and long-term care insurance and the rehabilitation needed.
  4. Cancer and rehabilitation, Hiroaki Kimura, Specialized training on cancer nursing "treatment stage", 2019/11/08, Without Invitation, Japanese, I spoke to 40 nurses on cancer prevention and palliative rehabilitation.
  5. Basics of electrophysiological tests and medical fees for rehabilitation, Hiroaki Kimura, 2019/11/05, Without Invitation, Japanese, I talked about the diagnosis of spinal muscular atrophy and an overview of electrophysiological tests, the actual use of robot rehabilitation using HAL, and the use of medical insurance.
  6. Healthy life expectancy and rehabilitation, Hiroaki Kimura, 2019/11/02, Without Invitation, Japanese, I talked about healthy life expectancy in aging Japan and rehabilitation to extend healthy life expectancy.
  7. Contribution to healthcare using robots and AI, Hiroaki Kimura, 2019/10/26, Without Invitation, Japanese, I talked about robot rehabilitation using HAL and the future of AI.
  8. Healthy life expectancy and rehabilitation, Hiroaki Kimura, 2019/10/24, Without Invitation, Japanese, I talked about extending healthy life expectancy and the rehabilitation needed for that.
  9. How will the rehabilitation industry change with AI and IOT?, Hiroaki Kimura, 2019/10/20, Without Invitation, Japanese
  10. Restructuring medical and nursing functions Proposals for rehabilitation occupations, Hiroaki Kimura, The 10th National University Hospital Rehabilitation Section Chief Engineer / Chief Meeting, 2019/10/03, With Invitation, Japanese, Hiroshima University took the lead and gave lectures to technicians at national university hospitals nationwide. During the two days of October 3-4, we invited Professor Ryoka Takagi, Chief of the MEXT Hospital, to give a lecture, and gave the above lecture as a special lecture.
  11. Inspection report of 2018 Asia Para Games, Hiroaki Kimura, The 56th Japan Association of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2019/06/15, Without Invitation, Japanese, Japan Association of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kobe, Japan, An overview of the Asia Para 2018 tour was held ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics next year.
  12. Exercise therapy for knee osteoarthritis, Hiroaki Kimura, 2019/05/10, With Invitation, Japanese
  13. Treatment and rehabilitation of osteoporosis, Hiroaki Kimura, 2019/03/12, Without Invitation, Japanese
  14. Prevention of relocation and rehabilitation, Hiroaki Kimura, 2019/03/02, Without Invitation, Japanese
  15. Actual operation from introduction of HAL, 2018/11/10, With Invitation, Japanese
  16. Injury treatment and rehabilitation, Hiroaki Kimura, International Symposium of Sports Medical Sciense for Persons with Impairments in Wakayama 2018, 2018/09/22, With Invitation, English, Wakayana Medical University, Wakayana Prefectural House, Ahead of the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020, sports professionals from the UK, the Netherlands, Canada and disabled people gathered and exchanged information on Wakayama.
  17. Regenerative rehabilitation: Mechanomodulation by therapeutic exercise, Hiroaki Kimura, International meeting on regenerative medicine: from foundational bioscience to human functioning, 2018/08/16, With Invitation, English, Airlangga university, Faculty of Medicine, Surabaya, Indonesia
  18. Regarding the system of acute rehabilitation at Hiroshima University hospital, Hiroaki KIMURA, 2017/11/04, Without Invitation, Japanese, National University Hospital Rehabilitation Division Representative Meeting
  19. Panel discussion, Hiroaki Kimura, Kotaro Tanimoto, Ngyyen Thi Phuong Thao, World Health Summit in Hiroshima 2017, 2017/10/07, With Invitation, English, Center for the Education of Futuristic Global Medical Professionals, We invited celebrities related to health care from the United States, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh and held a conference.
  20. Rehabilitation of rheumatoid arthritis, Kimura H, 2017/09/27, With Invitation, Japanese
  21. General remarks on visual rehabilitation, Hiroaki Kimura, 2017/09, With Invitation, Japanese
  22. From foundational bioscience to human functioning, Hiroaki Kimura, International meeting on regenerative medicine, 2017/08/15, With Invitation, English, Airlangga university, Faculity of Medicine, Surabaya, Indonesia
  23. Rehabilitation of cartilage transplantation, Hiroaki Kimura, 2017/08, With Invitation, Japanese
  24. Lower limb amputation and prosthesis basics, Hiroaki Kimura, 2017/06/09, With Invitation, Japanese
  25. Integration of medical care and nursing care using ICF international life function classification, Hiroaki Kimura, 2017/06, With Invitation, Japanese
  26. Rehabilitation of lower leg amputee, Hiroaki Kimura, 2017/06, With Invitation, Japanese
  27. Reexamination of under-knee amputation for severe ischemic limb, Hiroaki Kimura, 2017/05/26, With Invitation, Japanese
  28. Rehabilitation of knee cartilage regeneration, Hiroaki Kimura, Chaine rehabilitation forum 2017 Xi`an, 2017/04/15, With Invitation, English, China rehabilitation hospital association, Xi`an, China
  29. Rehabilitation and medical engineering in exerciser disease, Hiroaki Kimura, 2017/04/08, With Invitation, Japanese
  30. Rehabilitation of low back pain, Hiroaki Kimura, 2017/03/15, With Invitation, Japanese
  31. On promoting research on disabled sports at Hiroshima University, Hiroaki KIMURA, The 26 th Japan Disabled Persons Sports Society, 2017/01/22, With Invitation, Japanese, Sun Home Community Center, Presented the symposium on activities and research contents of Hiroshima University Hospital Sports Medicine Science Center.
  32. Aiming at integration of sports and engineering, Hiroaki KIMURA, The 17th SICE system Integration Division Annual Conference: SI2016 SAPPORO, 2016/12/17, With Invitation, Japanese, Through the activities of the Sports Medical Science Center, I mentioned the integration of medicine and science and engineering.
  33. Efforts of sports medicine science, Hiroaki Kimura, 2016/12/17, With Invitation, Japanese, Aiming at integration of sports engineering. Presented the sports medicine science efforts of our hospital. Then panel discussion took effect.
  34. The 13 th Hiroshima Stroke Citizen Symposium, The 13 th Hiroshima Stroke Citizen Symposium, 2016/12, With Invitation, Japanese
  35. Holistic Rehabilitation care for optimizing quality of life i person with spine disorders, Hiroaki Kimura, The 10th national conference and the 15th annual scientific meeting of Indonesian physical medicien and rehabilitation association, 2016/10/27, With Invitation, English, Indonesian Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Association, Jakarta
  36. National health insurance management in teaching hospital: problem and solution, Hiroaki Kimura, National health insurance management in teaching hospital: problem and solution-one day seminar-, 2016/10/25, With Invitation, English, Airlangga university, Surabaya, Indonesia
  37. Regenerative rehabilitation: Mechanomodulation by therapeutic exercise, Hiroaki Kimura, International meeting on Regenerative rehabilitation: from foundational bioscience to human functioning, 2016/08/16, With Invitation, English, Surabaya, Indonesia
  38. Rehabilitation Medicine, Hiroaki Kimura, Lecture, 2016/06/03, With Invitation, English, Airlangga university, Faculty of Medicine, Surabaya, Indonesia
  39. General information on pediatric diseases necessary for rehabilitation and expectations for physiotherapists, Kimura H, 2016/02, Without Invitation, Japanese
  40. Physical Therapy Evaluation Evaluation useful for medical and nursing care sites, Kimura H, 2015/11/08, Without Invitation, Japanese

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Traffic Accident Medical Research Grant, Development of low-priced, high-performance knee joints for artificial limbs that ensure the walking of artificial limbs by amputees, 2021, 2022
  2. 2015, 2016
  3. 2016, 2016
  4. Grant for health science research for the 33rd Young Scientists, Survey on actual condition of body temperature change at the activity site of disabled sports athletes ~ Aiming for heat stroke prevention ~, 2017/04, 2018/03

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Hiroshima Rehabilitation Study Group, 2015/09, 2015/09
  2. Hiroshima Rehabilitation Study Group, 2015/10, 2015/10
  3. Hiroshima Rehabilitation Study Group, 2015/11, 2015/11
  4. 2015/11, 2015/11
  5. Hiroshima Artificial Prosthesis Institute, 2016/03, 2016/03
  6. Hiroshima Rehabilitation Study Group, 2015/07, 2015/07
  7. Hiroshima Rehabilitation Study Group, 2015/11, 2015/11
  8. Hiroshima Fall Prevention Study Group, 2015/07, 2015/07
  9. Hiroshima Rehabilitation Study Group, 2016/04, 2016/04
  10. The 42nd Hiroshima Rehabilitation Study Group, 2017/02, 2017/02
  11. Hiroshima Rehabilitation Study Group, 2016/04, 2016/04
  12. The 43rdTyugoku-Shikoku Rehabilitation Medicine Study Group, 2016/12, 2016/12
  13. The 43rd Hiroshima Rehabilitation Study Group, 2017/03, 2017/03
  14. The 9th Hiroshima University Hospital Sports Medical Science Center Regional Exchange Lecture, 1808/02, 1808/02
  15. 2019/04, 2019/04
  16. All Hiroshima Sports Summit 2019, 1901/14, 1901/14
  17. The 16th Hiroshima Rehabilitation Study Group (Eating and Swallowing), 1706/19, 1706/19

Other Social Contributions

  1. Introduction of target robot treatment equipment for nerve gold disease patients, Introduction of target robot treatment equipment for nerve gold disease patients, 2017/06/20, 2017/06/20, TV or radio appearance, TV or radio program, General
  2. Introduction of target robot treatment equipment for nerve gold disease patients, Introduction of target robot treatment equipment for nerve gold disease patients, 2017/06/21, 2017/06/21, TV or radio appearance, Newspaper or magazine, General
  3. Acceptance of visiting team from Korea Chungnam University School Hospital, Acceptance of visiting team from Korea Chungnam University School Hospital, 2017/06/21, 2017/06/21, Advisor, Open college or house, Teachers
  4. The 7th Hiroshima University Hospital Sports Medical Science Center Regional Exchange Lecture, Sports that evolves with technology - Viewpoint of sports engineering -, 2016/12, 2016/12, Presenter, Lecture, General
  5. The 6th Hiroshima University Hospital Sports Medical Science Center Regional Exchange Lecture, 2016 International Meeting of Sports Science in Hiroshima, 2016/12, 2016/12, Presenter, Lecture, General
  6. Japanese social insurance system, Japanese social insurance system, Airlangga university, 2016/10/25, 2016/10/25, Airlangga university, Lecturer, Lecture, College students
  7. ICF, ICF, Airlangga university, 2016/10/24, 2016/10/24, Airlangga university, Lecturer, Visiting lecture, Researchesrs
  8. Research conferences, Research conferences, Airlangga university, 2016/10/21, 2016/10/21, Airlangga university, Lecturer, Research advise, Graduate students
  9. Philosophy of Rehabilitation Medicine, Philosophy of Rehabilitation Medicine, Airlangga university, 2016/10/21, 2016/10/21, Airlangga university, Lecturer, Visiting lecture, General
  10. Clinical research:MicroRNA and Myokine, Clinical research:MicroRNA and Myokine, Airlangga university, 2016/10/20, 2016/10/20, Airlangga university, Lecturer, Research advise, Graduate students

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2015, The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, Others, 2