Yuri Hosokawa, PhD, ATC

Assistant Professor, Sport Sciences, Waseda University

Yuri Hosokawa is currently an Assistant Professor at the Waseda University in Saitama, Japan. Her research interests include prevention and education of sudden death in sport, establishing best practices in road race medicine, development of regional-specific heat guidelines and exploring the roles of genetics in the susceptibility of exertional heat stroke. She is also partaking in research projects in the field of biometeorology to promote interdisciplinary research across physiologist, climatologist, and public health researchers.

Ms. Hosokawa has lead projects to help advance the Athletic Training profession in the U.S. and Japan, including assessment of athletic training service return on investment through secondary school insurance cost, National Football League Foundation athletic trainer grant program, and Journal of Athletic Training translation project lead by the Japan Athletic Trainers’ Organization. She is currently a member of the International Committee of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.  She continues to work internationally, serving as a science advisor for Sport Safety Japan, NPO, and a member of the International Institute for Race Medicine Ambassador Program Committee.

Ms. Hosokawa received her bachelor’s degree in Sport Sciences from the Waseda University in 2011, her master’s degree in Athletic Training from the University of Arkansas in 2013, and her doctoral degree from the University of Connecticut in 2016. She then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Korey Stringer Institute.

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