Name: Katsuhiko Suzuki
Current Address (OFFICE)
Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University
2-579-15 Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359-1192, JAPAN
Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University
Education (in reverse chronological order)
PhD (Medicine), Hygiene / Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Japan, 2002
MD (Medical Doctor), Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Japan, 1999
MSc (Human Sciences), Life Sciences / Waseda University, Japan, 1993
BSc (Human Sciences), Sports Sciences / Waseda University, Japan, 1991
Working Experience (in reverse chronological order)
2013 – Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, Japan.
2013.9 – 2014.9 Adjunct Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Australia.
2008 – 2013 Associate Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, Japan.
2003 – 2008 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Japan.
2002 – 2003 Instructor, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Japan.
1999 – 2001 General Physician, Hospital, International Medical Center of Japan
Professional Affiliations inside and outside of JAPAN (position etc.)
International Society of Exercise and Immunology (Past President, Board Members)
Guest Editor of“Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant Effects of Dietary Supplementation and Lifestyle Factors”in Antioxidants (MDPI) (2019)
Guest Editor of“The Role of Resistance Training and Nutrition in the Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome” in Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism (Hindawi) (2019)
Guest Editor of Antioxidants “Exercise and Inflammation” (2017-2018)
Frontiers in Nutrition (Editorial Board of Sport and Exercise Nutrition)
The Japanese Society of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine (Fellow)
The Japanese Society of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Board, Editor)
Japanese Society of Exercise and Immunology (Managing Board)
Current Research Theme
1) Risk assessment of acute and chronic exercise using biochemical and immunological
2) Analysis and assessment of immunity and inflammation centered on phagocytes and
3) Role of free radicals and antioxidants in health and diseases.
4) Exercise prescription for lifestyle-related diseases.
5) Assessment of anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory food components.
Research Achievements over the past three years in reverse chronological order
1. K Suzuki. Chronic Inflammation as an Immunological Abnormality and Effectiveness of Exercise. Biomolecules 9(6), 223, 2019. https://doi.org/10.3390/biom9060223
2. H Arazi, A Asadi, K Suzuki: β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate-free Acid Attenuates Oxidative Stress Induced by a Single Bout of Plyometric Exercise. Frontiers in Physiology 2019 (in press).
3. K Suzuki. Characterization of Exercise-induced Cytokine Release, the Impacts on the Body, the Mechanisms and Modulations. Int J Sports Exerc Med 5, 122, 2019.
4. D Abraham, J Feher, GL Scuderi, D Szabo, A Dobolyi, M Cservenak, J Juhasz, B Ligeti, S Pongor, MC Gomez-Cabrera, J Vina, M Higuchi, K Suzuki, et al. Exercise and Probiotics Attenuate the Development of Alzheimer's Disease in Transgenic Mice: Role of Microbiome. Exp Gerontol 115, 122-131, 2019.
5. S Ma, K Suzuki: Keto-Adaptation and Endurance Exercise Capacity, Fatigue Recovery, and Exercise-Induced Muscle and Organ Damage Prevention: A Narrative Review. Sports 7 (2), 40, 2019.
6. N Hirata, R Ichimaru, T Tominari, C Matsumoto, K Watanabe, K Taniguchi, M Hirata, S Ma, K Suzuki, FMW Grundler, C Miyaura, M Inada: Beta-Cryptoxanthin Inhibits Lipopolysaccharide-induced Osteoclast Differentiation and Bone Resorption via the Suppression of Inhibitor of NF-κB Kinase Activity. Nutrients 11 (2), 368, 2019.
7. T Ito, R Kawakami, K Tanisawa, R Miyawaki, K Ishii, S Torii, K Suzuki, et al. Dietary Patterns and Abdominal Obesity in Middle-aged and Elderly Japanese Adults: Waseda Alumni's Sports, Exercise, Daily Activity, Sedentariness and Health Study (WASEDA'S Health Study). Nutrition 58, 149-155, 2019.
8. M Lee, S Wada, S Oikawa, K Suzuki, T Ushida, T Akimoto: Loss of MicroRNA-23–27–24 Clusters in Skeletal Muscle Is Not Influential in Skeletal Muscle Development and Exercise-induced Muscle Adaptation. Scientific Reports 9 (1), 1092, 2019.
9. K Fujihira, Y Hamada, T Yanaoka, R Yamamoto, K Suzuki, M Miyashita: The effects of water temperature on gastric motility and energy intake in healthy young men. European Journal of Nutrition, 1-7, 2019.
10. J Goh, CL Lim, K Suzuki: Effects of endurance-, strength-, and concurrent training on cytokines and inflammation. Concurrent Aerobic and Strength Training, 125-138, 2019.
11. S. Kondo, K. Tanisawa, K. Suzuki, S. Terada, M. Higuchi: Preexercise Carbohydrate Ingestion and Transient Hypoglycemia: Fasting vs. Feeding. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 51 (1), 168, 2019.
12. H Arazi, H Aliakbari, A Asadi, K Suzuki. Acute Effects of Mental Activity on Response of Serum BDNF and IGF-1 Levels in Elite and Novice Chess Players. Medicina 2019, 55(5), 189.
13. M Takahashi, PJ Lim, M Tsubosaka, HK Kim, M Miyashita, K Suzuki, et al. Effects of increased daily physical activity on mental health and depression biomarkers in postmenopausal women. Journal of Physical Therapy Science 31 (4), 408-413, 2019.
14. N. Kawanishi, Y. Kato, K. Yokozeki, S. Sawada, R. Sakurai, Y. Fujiwara, S. Shinkai, N. Goda, K. Suzuki: Effects of aging on serum levels of lipid molecular species as determined by lipidomics analysis in Japanese men and women. Lipids in Health and Disease, 17(1), 135, 2018.
15. K. Suzuki：Inflammatory response to exercise and its prevention. Current Topics in Biochemical Research, 19. 37-42, 2018.
16. K. Suzuki：Involvement of neutrophils in exercise-induced muscle damage and its modulation. Gen Int Med Clin Innov 3(3): 1-8, 2018.
17. YL Hung, SC Wang, K Suzuki, SH Fang, CS Chen, WC Cheng, CC Su, et al. Bavachin attenuates LPS-induced inflammatory response and inhibits the activation of NLRP3 inflammasome in macrophages. Phytomedicine 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phymed.2018.12.008
18. N Aw, E Canetti, K Suzuki, J Goh: Monocyte Subsets in Atherosclerosis and Modification with Exercise in Humans. Antioxidants 7 (12), 196, 2018.
19. N Kawanishi, T Mizokami, K Yada, K Suzuki: Exercise training suppresses scavenger receptor CD36 expression in kupffer cells of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis model mice. Physiological reports 6 (23), e13902, 2018.
20. N Kawanishi, Y Kato, K Yokozeki, S Sawada, R Sakurai, Y Fujiwara, K Suzuki. Effects of aging on serum levels of lipid molecular species as determined by lipidomics analysis in Japanese men and women. Lipids in health and disease 17 (1), 135, 2018.
21. S Kondo, K Tanisawa, K Suzuki, S Terada, M Higuchi: Preexercise Carbohydrate Ingestion and Transient Hypoglycemia: Fasting vs. Feeding. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 51 (1), 168–173, 2018.
22. S Ma, Q Huang, T Tominaga, C Liu, K Suzuki: An 8-Week Ketogenic Diet Alternated Interleukin-6, Ketolytic and Lipolytic Gene Expression, and Enhanced Exercise Capacity in Mice. Nutrients 10 (11), 1696, 2018.
23. Z Radak, F Torma, I Berkes, S Goto, T Mimura, A Posa, L Balogh, K Suzuki, et al. Exercise effects on physiological function during aging. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 132, 33-4, 2018.
24. K Saitou, M Tokunaga, D Yoshino, N Sakitani, T Maekawa, Y Ryu, K Suzuki, et al. Local cyclical compression modulates macrophage function in situ and alleviates immobilization-induced muscle atrophy. Clinical Science 132 (19), 2147-2161, 2018.
25. K Yada, K Suzuki, N Oginome, S Ma, Y Fukuda, A Iida, Z Radak: Single Dose administration of taheebo polyphenol enhances endurance capacity in mice. Scientific reports 8 (1), 14625, 2018.
26. H Arazi, B Taati, K Suzuki. A Review of the Effects of Leucine Metabolite (β-Hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate) Supplementation and Resistance Training on Inflammatory Markers: A New Approach to Oxidative Stress. Antioxidants 7 (10), 148, 2018.
27. T Kawamura, K Suzuki, M Takahashi, M Tomari, R Hara, Y Gando, et al. Involvement of Neutrophil Dynamics and Function in Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage and Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness: Effect of Hydrogen Bath. Antioxidants 7 (10), 127, 2018.
28. Q Huang, S Ma, T Tominaga, K Suzuki, C Liu: An 8-Week, Low carbohydrate, high fat, ketogenic diet enhanced exhaustive exercise capacity in mice Part 2: Effect on fatigue recovery, post-exercise biomarkers and anti -oxidation capacity. Nutrients 10 (10), 1339, 2018.
29. R Nemes, E Koltai, A Taylor, K Suzuki, F Gyori, Z Radak: Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species Regulate Key Metabolic, Anabolic, and Catabolic Pathways in Skeletal Muscle. Antioxidants 7 (7), 85, 2018.
30. H Arazi, A Asadi, K Suzuki: The effects of beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate-free acid supplementation and resistance training on oxidative stress markers: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Antioxidants 7 (6), 76, 2018.
31. S Ma, Q Huang, K Yada, C Liu, K Suzuki: An 8-Week Ketogenic Low Carbohydrate, High Fat Diet Enhanced Exhaustive Exercise Capacity in Mice. Nutrients 10 (6), 673, 2018.
32. K. Tanisawa, K. Suzuki, S. Ma, S. Kondo, S. Okugawa, M. Higuchi. Effects of Ingestion of Different Amounts of Carbohydrate after Endurance Exercise on Circulating Cytokines and Markers of Neutrophil Activation. Antioxidants 7 (4), 51, 2018.
33. YL. Hung, H. Miyazaki, SH. Fang, C. Li, K. Suzuki: The Structural Characteristics of Green Tea Polyphenols on Lipopolysaccharide-Stimulated RAW Cells. Journal of Nutritional Biology 2 (1), 151-157, 2018.
34. T. Ikemura, K. Suzuki, N. Nakamura, K. Yada, N. Hayashi. Fluid Intake Restores Retinal Blood Fow Early after Exhaustive Exercise in Healthy Subjects. European Journal of Applied Physiology 118 (5), 1053–1061, 2018.
35. S Ma, K Suzuki: Toll-like receptor 4: Target of lipotoxicity and exercise-Induced anti-inflammatory effect. Ann Nutr Food Sci. 2 (4), 1027, 2018.
36. K. Suzuki：Cytokine Response to Exercise and Its Modulation, Antioxidants, 7 (1), 17, 2018.
37. S Ma, K Suzuki: Potential application of ketogenic diet to metabolic status and exercise performance: A review. EC Nutr 13, 496-499, 2018.
38. RT Ruhee, K Suzuki. Dietary Fiber and its Effect on Obesity, Adv Med Res 1, 1, 2018.
39. K. Suzuki: Exhaustive Exercise-Induced Neutrophil-Associated Tissue Damage and Possibility of its Prevention、J Nanomedine Biotherapeutic Discovery, 7 (2), 1000156, 2017.
40. S. Ma, K. Yada, H. Lee, Y. Fukuda, A. Iida, K. Suzuki: Taheebo Polyphenols Attenuate FFA-Induced Inflammation in Murine and Human Macrophage Cell Lines As Inhibitor of COX-2、Frontiers in Nutrition, 5, 2, 2017.
41. H. Arazi, A. Asadi, K. Suzuki: Effects of β-Hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate-free Acid Supplementation on Strength, Power and Hormonal Adaptations following Resistance Training、Nutrients, 9 (12), 1316, 2017.
42. K. Kanda, J. Sakuma, T. Akimoto, Y. Kawakami, K. Suzuki: Detection of Titin Fragments in Urine in Response to Exercise-induced Muscle Damage. PloS one, 12 (7), e0181623, 2017.
43. YL. Hung, SH. Fang, SC. Wang, WC. Cheng, PL. Liu, CC. Su, CS. Chen, K. Suzuki, C. Li: Corylin Protects LPS-induced Sepsis and Attenuates LPS-induced Inflammatory Response. Scientific Reports 7, 46299、2017.
44. SH. Fang, CY. Li, K. Suzuki, YL. Hung, MS. Yang, CP. Yu, SP. Lin, YC. Hou: Aloe Metabolites Prevent LPS-Induced Sepsis and Inflammatory Response by Inhibiting Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Activation. Am. J. Chin. Med., 45 (4), 847-861, 2017.
45. YL. Hung, K. Suzuki: The pattern recognition receptors and lipopolysaccharides (LPS)-induced systemic inflammation. Int. J. Res. Stu. Med. Health Sci., 2, 1, 2017.
46. N. Kawanishi, T. Mizokami, H. Niihara, K. Yada, K. Suzuki：Neutrophil Depletion Attenuates Muscle Injury after Exhaustive Exercise. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 48, 1917-1924, 2016.
47. CL. Lim, K. Suzuki：Systemic Inflammation Mediates the Effects of Endotoxemia in the Mechanisms of Heat Stroke. Biology and Medicine, 9, 1, 2016.
48. H. Hashimoto, T. Ishijima, K. Suzuki, M. Higuchi：The Effect of the Menstrual Cycle and Water Consumption on Physiological Responses during Prolonged Exercise at Moderate Intensity in Hot Conditions. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 56, 951, 2016.
49. Z. Radak, K. Suzuki, M. Higuchi, L. Balogh, I. Boldogh, E. Koltai：Physical Exercise, Reactive Oxygen Species and Neuroprotection. Free Radic. Biol. Med., 98,187-196, 2016.
50. H. Hayashida, M. Shimura, K. Sugama, K. Kanda, K. Suzuki：Exercise-induced Inflammation during Different Phases of the Menstrual Cycle. Physiother. Rehabil., 1, 4, 2016.
51. SH. Fang, K. Suzuki, CL. Lim, MS. Chung, PW. Ku, LJ. Chen：Associations between Sleep Quality and Inflammatory Markers in Patients with Schizophrenia. Psychi. Res. 246,154-160, 2016.
52. N. Kawanishi, T. Mizokami, H. Niihara, K. Yada, K. Suzuki：Macrophage Depletion by Clodronate Liposome Attenuates Muscle Injury and Inflammation following Exhaustive Exercise. Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports, 5, 146-151, 2016.
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