Ikuma Murakami

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We investigated the effect of macronutrient composition of pre-exercise meals on endurance performance. Subjects consumed a high-carbohydrate diet at each meal for 3 days, followed by a high-fat meal (HFM; 1007 ± 21 kcal, 30% CHO, 55% F and 15% P) or high-carbohydrate meal (HCM; 1007 ± 21 kcal, 71% CHO, 20% F and 9% P) 4 h before exercise. Furthermore, just(More)
A 23-year-old man experienced dysesthesia of the distal parts of four limbs and spilling of drinking water from the right corner of his mouth. He also experienced low grade fever, headache, and nausea. Neurological examination showed weakness of the right frontal, orbicularis oculi and orbicularis oris muscles, atrophy and weakness of the interosseous(More)
We herein report a Japanese case of Poland-Möbius syndrome. The patient was a 19-year-old female. She was the product of a full-term forceps delivery. Birth weight was 2500 g. She had a defect of the right pectoral muscle, and syndactyly of the right hand. When she was 10 days old, facial diplegia, bilateral abducens nerve palsy, and bilateral ptosis were(More)
A 19-year-old man developed progressive unsteady gait and speech disturbance two years ago. He recently noticed muscle twitches in the left limb. Neurological examination revealed scanning speech, saccadic ocular movement, ataxia of trunk and limbs predominant on the left side. Rhythmic myoclonus was present at rest around the left shoulder and arm, and(More)
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