Dr. Eisuke Ochi




Academic Degree(s)






Current Position

  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Bioscience and Applied Chemistry, Hosei University, Japan


Professional Experience

  • 2009-2012: Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Health and Sports Sciences, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan
  • 2012-2014: Associate Professor, Laboratory of Health and Sports Sciences, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan
  • 2014-2016: Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education, Okayama University, Japan


Education & Training

  • 2004-2007: Ph.D. Student, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • 2015-2016 Visiting fellow, Department of Bioscience, University of Oslo, Norway



  • 2016: Best paper award from Japanese Society of Physical Exercise and Sport Science


Research Grants

  • 2009-2011: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B; 21700663)
  • 2011-2014: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B; 23700784)
  • 2014-2018: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C; 15K01558) 2018-present: Fostering Joint International Research (17KK0073)
  • 2018-present: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C; 18K10832)


Committee & Membership

  • Japanese Society of Physical Exercise and Sport Science, Associate editor and fellow
  • Japanese Society of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine, fellow
  • American Physiological Society, board member


Selected Publication

  • Ochi E, Yanagimoto K, Morishima T, Tsuchiya Y. Eicosapentaenoic acid-rich fish oil supplementation inhibits the decrease in concentric work output and muscle swelling of the elbow flexors. J Am Coll Nutr in press
  • Morishima T, Tsuchiya Y, Iemitsu M, Ochi E. High-intensity resistance exercise with low repetitions maintains endothelial function. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol in press
  • Sato T, Sakuraba K, Tsuchiya Y, Maruyama S, Ochi E. Seasonal variations of bone metabolism and bone mineral density in collegiate alpine skiers. J Strength Cond Res 32(5):1448-1454 (2018)
  • Ochi E, Tsuchiya Y. Eicosahexanoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexanoic acid (DHA) in muscle damage and function. Nutrients 29;10(5) (2018)
  • Kikuchi N, Tsuchiya Y, Nakazato K, Ishii N, Ochi E. Effects of the ACTN3 R577XGenotype on the Muscular strength and range of motion before and after eccentric contractions of the elbow flexors. Int J Sports Med 39(2):148-153 (2018)
  • Ochi E, Tsuchiya Y, Yanagimoto K. Effect of eicosapentaenoic acids-rich fish oil supplementation on motor nerve function after eccentric contractions. J Int Soc Sports Nut 12;14:23 (2017)
  • Tsuchiya Y, Yanagimoto K, Nakazato K, Hayamizu K, Ochi E. Eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids-rich fish oil supplementation attenuates strength loss and limited joint range of motion after eccentric contractions: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group trial. Eur J Appl Physiol 116(6): 1179–1188 (2016)
  • Ochi E, Nosaka K, Tsutaki A, Kouzaki K, Nakazato K. Repeated bouts of fast velocity eccentric contractions induce atrophy of gastrocnemius muscle in rats. J Muscle Res Cell Motil 36(4-5): 317-27 (2015)
  • Lee K, Ochi E, Song H, Nakazato K. Activation of AMP-activated protein kinase induce expression of FoxO1, FoxO3a, and myostatin after exercise-induced muscle damage. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 466(3): 289-94 (2015)
  • Ochi E, Hirose T, Hiranuma K, Seokki M, Ishii N, Nakazato K. Elevation of myostatin and FOXOs in prolonged muscular impairment induced by eccentric contractions in rat medial gastrocnemius muscle. J Appl Physiol 108(2): 306-313 (2010)