Research Methodology for Judo Therapy
TeachersNISHIMURA, KeitaStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 3 2nd semest []
CategorySpecial Core Courses
Elective, CreditsRequisites 2credit
 Syllabus Number7C205

Course Description

This class teaches you how to read, understand, and write the academic papers dealing with musculoskeletal system disorders. The students would learn at first about basic structure of the manuscripts and then learn general analytical methods including the epidemiological and statistical analysis. Standard methods popularly utilized in musculoskeletal system research would also be learned. During the course, the students are encouraged to participate in some academic conferences other than this class, and to write a report that summarized the information obtained by the participation.

Course Objectives

To be able to explain how the academic papers are written in standard style.
To be able to explain the methods of musculoskeletal researches.
To be able to discuss about the topics in musculoskeletal researches.

Grading Policy

Writing examination (80%), Participation in academic conferences and the Reports (20%)

Textbook and Reference

TextbookMaterials will be distributed at the class.


Before the lecture, the students must do homework at least 2 hours per week.



1Judo-Seifuku and Research
2Types of Researches
3Research and Ethics
4Design the Study; the methods of analysis
5Searching Literature
6Abstract of the Research
7Descriptive Epidemiology
8Analytical Epidemiology
9Statistical Data Analysis
10The Methods of Statistical Testings-1
11The Methods of Statistical Testings-2
12Report Discussion-1
13Report Discussion-2
14Examination and Lecture
15Finalizing the Reports