Yuki Miyake

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of core exercises on upper extremity function relative to skilled motor behavior and postural sway. METHOD We examined the effects of core exercises on the skilled motor behavior and postural sway of 40 healthy students who were assigned randomly to the core exercise group or the control(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the influence of trunk coordination exercise on dynamic postural control relative to postural sway. METHOD The effects of trunk coordination exercises were examined using a Core Noodle for the postural sway in healthy students who were assigned to an exercise or control group. The independent variable was the extent of exposure to(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the performances of the QuantiFERON TB-Gold assay (QFT) and tuberculin skin test (TST) and to examine how a latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) should be diagnosed in contact investigations of children aged 6 to 17 years. METHODS A total of 232 boys and girls aged 6 to 17 years who were in contact with 134 culture-confirmed(More)
OBJECTIVE To clarify factors involved in the refusal or discontinuation of treatment for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), we reviewed LTBI treatment. METHOD The subjects were 193 patients for whom LTBI treatment was indicated on a family contact investigation in 2006. We examined the subjects' backgrounds and reasons for treatment refusal or(More)
This research investigates how humans distinguish different people with identical names on the web to improve web people search. We asked subjects to classify 20 pages of web people-search results for each of 20 person names and analyzed their decision processes through questionnaire, protocol analysis, and interview. We found that keywords, vocations,(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze and evaluate onset cases of tuberculosis detected in contact investigations and to apply the results to future countermeasures. METHODS Index and secondary cases in contact investigations in which the secondary cases occurred in Osaka City between 2005 and 2008 were enrolled. The tuberculin skin test or QFT (QuantiFERON-TB Gold) was(More)
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