International Triathlon Union

The 13th JTU Science + Triathlon/Para Triathlon Conference


This research conference is organized annually by the JTU.
The purpose is to provide opportunities to present research findings on the enhancement of high performance as well as development of triathlon/para triathlon, and on other related issues such as anti-doping.


Date February 24 (Sat), 2024
10:00-15:00 (JST)
Format Hybrid
– Onsite: 2nd Floor Athlete Village, High Performance Sports Center (HPSC)
– Online: ZOOM
Organizer Japan Triathlon Union (JTU)
Planning & Execution: JTU Intelligence Medical & Science Committee; JTU Seminar & Forum Committee; JTU Instructor Training Committee JTU Top Partner: NTT East / NTT West
Participation fee Free of Charge


10:00 Opening remarks
10:10- Special Lecture
“A biomechanical perspective on
Triathlon” Keigo OHYAMA BYUN (Associate Professor, Institute of
Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba)
11:10- Presentation (1)
“Heart rate variability, training load, psychological state, sleep, and race performance in an international
triathlete: a single case study over 34 months” Atsushi AOYAGI (Research Associate, College of Education, Psychology and Human Studies, Aoyama Gakuin University)
11:30- Lunch Break
12:30- Presentation (2)
“Survey Report on Anti-Doping Measures Targeting Age Group Triathletes and Parents in Triathlon Competitions-Focusing on Knowledge Levels and Educational Impact-”
Yuto INAI (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Contemporary Sociology, Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University)Presentation (3)
“Cut-off time in the top ranks of the World Triathlon Championship Series” Hayate NAMATAME (Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Science, University of Tsukuba)Presentation (4)
“A Comparison of Results from Olympic Games and World Championships in Triathlon” Naoki MORIYA (Chair, JTU Intelligence, Medical & Science Committee)

Presentation (5)
“Effects of mixed ingestion of different carbohydrates on blood glucose fluctuations during long exercise” Yuya KOBAYASHI (Graduate School of Literature and Social Sciences , Nihon University)

Presentation (6)
“Evaluation of the condition of Ekiden runners using oxidative stress markers” Keisuke ISHIKURA (Professor, Faculty of Management, Josai University)

15:00 Closing Remarks

*The Program is subject to change.

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