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Division of Physical Education, Health Care


Professors and Lecturers in Charge

Professor: SATO Setsuko

Professor: IKEDA Koichi (Exercise Methods Studies, Biomechanics)

Professor: KINOSHITA Hidetoshi (Study in Sports Exercise, Methods for Exercise Apparatus)

Associate Professor: KUROKAWA Naoyuki

Lecturer: NUMAKURA Manabu (PE Health Care Education)

Lecturer: SATO Ryohei (PE Health Care Education)

Course Description

In this division, students strive to acquire broad knowledge and practical ability concerning PE, sports and health care, researching various teaching methods and techniques. In the process of learning, attempts are made to study as much as possible from the practical achievements of teaching, in order to develop well-rounded abilities in prospective teachers and leaders of youth sports activities.


In their first year, basic theories, basic training and practical skills of PE, Health Care constitute the main focus. Most subjects in practical skills can be taken multiple times in order to further students' proficiency. In the second year, students start studying specialized subjects - PE Studies, Kinesiology, Health Education, etc. - and 'Teaching Methods for PE, Health Care'.
They are then to choose their own theme of research in the area of PE, Health Care in the following year, at the same time start Practice Teaching, where they do Lecture Training, combining their specialized research and practical studies. Their final year will be spent on their graduation theses, which they work under the supervision of one of the teaching staff.

Licenses and Certificates

Granted upon graduation: Junior High School Teacher's License:
Category 1 (PE, Health Care), High School Teacher's License: Category 1 (PE, Health Care)

Employment Situation and Career Opportunities

Teaching: Elementary Schools (Miyagi, Tohoku, Kanto, Kansai, etc.),
Junior High Schools (Miyagi, Tohoku, Kanto, etc.), High Schools (Miyagi, etc.)
Public Servants: Miyagi Prefecture, Sendai City, Tagajo City, Miyagi Prefectural Police, etc.
Companies: Mizuno, Central Sports, Chuoh Publishing, etc.
Further Academic Career: MA in MUE, MA in Tsukuba University, MA in Okayama University