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Tanaka, T.H. Tongue diagnosis: relationship between sublingual tongue morphology in three tongue protrusion angles and menstrual clinical symptoms. Journal of Integrative Medicine. 13(4):248-56, 2015 [Medline]

Mori, H., Kuge, H., Tanaka, T. H. et al. Influence of different durations of electroacupuncture stimulation on skin blood flow and muscle blood volume. Acupuncture in Medicine 32:167-171, 2014 [Medline]

Kuge, H., Mori, H., Tanaka, T. H. et al. Difference between the effects of one-site and three-site abdominal hot-stone stimulation on the skin-temperature changes of the lower limbs. Journal of Integrative Medicine 11(5) 314-319, 2013 [Medline]

Mori, H., Kuge, H., Tanaka, T. H. et al. Effects of acupuncture treatment on natural killer cell activity, pulse rate, and pain reduction for older adults: an uncontrolled, observational study. Journal of Integrative Medicine: 2013, 11 (2), 101-105 [Medline]

Mori, H., Kuge, H., Tanaka, T. H. et al.  Is there any difference in human pupillary reaction to acupuncture between light- and dark-adaptive conditions? Acupuncture in Medicine 30:109-112, 2012 [Medline]

Mori, H., Tanaka, T. H., Kuge, H., Sasaki, K. Is there a difference between the effects of one-point and three-point indirect moxibustion stimulation on skin temperature changes of the posterior trunk surface? Acupuncture in Medicine, 30:27-31, 2012 [Medline]

Tanaka T.H.: 舌下静脈形態と色調の被験者内変動について (Within Subject Variability in Tongue Sublingual Vein Morphology and Color Characteristics). 62th Annual Meeting Of the Japan Society for Oriental Medicine, Sapporo, Japan, June 2011 [要旨」

Mori, H., Tanaka T.H., Kuge, H., et al. Is there a difference between the effects of single and triple indirect moxibustion stimulations on skin temperature changes of the posterior trunk surface?Acupuncture in Medicine, 29:116-121, 2011 [Medline]

Tanaka T.H.: Tongue Examination of Sublingual Veins: Intrasubject Variability in Four Diagnostic Parameters. ICMART 2011 World Congress on Medical Acupuncture,The Hague, Netherlands, May, 2011 [Abstract]

Tanaka, TH. Standardization of Sublingual Tongue Diagnosis, 7th World Congress on Chinese medicine, The Hague, Netherlands , Oct, 2010

Mori, H., Tanaka, TH., Kuge, H.,et al. Is there any difference in human pupillary reaction when different acupuncture points are stimulated? Acupuncture in Medicine, 28:21-24, 2010 [Medline] [Full Text]

Tanaka, et al鍼灸基礎実習ノートShinkyu Kisojissyuu Noto (Fundamental Workbook of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion) Ishiyaku Publishers, Tokyo, Japan, January 2009 (In Japanese, Coauthored)

Nolan, R.P., Jong, P., Barry-Bianchi, S.M., Tanaka, T.H., et al. Effects of Drug, Biobehavioral and Exercise Therapies on Heart Rate Variability in Coronary Artery Disease: A Systematic Review.European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 15, 386-396, 2008. [Medline]

Mori, H.; Ueda, S.; Kuge, H.; Taniwaki, E.; Tanaka, T. H. et al. Pupillary Response Induced by Acupuncture Stimulation–An Experimental Study. Acupuncture in Medicine26, 79-86, 2008.[Medline]

Tanaka, T.HEnhancement of Acupuncture Effects with Auditory Assisted Slow Breathing, WHO Congress on Traditional Medicine, Beijing, China, 2008 [Abstract]

Tanaka, T.HPotentiating the Autonomic Effects of Acupuncture by Proactive Use of Respiration,ICMART XIII World Congress, Budapest, Hungary, 2008

Tanaka, T.H鍼治療と心拍変動バイオフィードバックの融合の試み  Integration of Acupuncture and HRV Biofeedback, 57th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Kyoto, Japan, May 2008. [要旨]

Tanaka, T.HFertility Difficulties Treated By Acupuncture: Analysis of 76 Pregnancy Cases.  The 20th Year Anniversary WFAS International Acupuncture Congress, (co-sponsored by the World Health Organization), Beijing, China, Oct, 2007.

Tanaka, T.Het al. あん摩、マッサージ、指圧による全身調整 Anma, Massage, Shiatsu no Kouka, (Efficacy of Anma, Massage, Shiatsu: Comprehensive Review of Touch Therapy Research,
An Illustrated Basic Protocol of Anma, Massage, and Shiatsu), Ishiyaku Publishers, Tokyo, Japan, March 2006 (In Japanese, Coauthored)

Mori, H., Ohsawa, H., Tanaka, TH., Taniwaki, E., Leisman, G., Nishijo, K.  Effect of Massage on Blood Flow and Muscle Fatigue following Isometric Lumbar Exercise.  Medical Science Monitor, 10(5): CR173-8, 2004 [Medline]

Ozaki, A., Wakayama, I., Tanaka, T., Suzuki, T., Shinbara, H. ここまでわかった鍼灸医学:基礎と臨床との交流 -筋疾患および筋機能・代謝における鍼灸の効果と現状 (Effects of Acupuncture and Moxibustion on Muscle diseases and Muscular Functions/Metabolism and the Status of These Techniques) 全日本鍼灸学会雑誌,2004年第54巻5号698-716 Vol. 54, No. 5, 698-716, 2004 [Full Text in Japanese]

Tanaka, T.H. Influence of acupuncture on muscle coordination revealed by dynamic electromyographic evaluation. Paper presented at the symposium: Status of Acupuncture and Moxibustion at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Chiba, Japan, June 2004. [Paper]

Tanaka, T.H. The Creation and Efficacy of a HRV-Autonomic Trainer CD in Assisting Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback Training: Preliminary Report. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Jacksonville, Florida March 27-30, 2003.[Abstract]

Tanaka, T.H., Mori, H., Leisman, G., Nishijo, K.  Influence of Local Massage Application on Fatigue Scale and EMG Power Spectrum During Sustained Muscle Contraction.  Paper presented at the34th Annual Meeting of Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Jacksonville, Florida March 27-30, 2003. [Abstract]

Tanaka, T.H., Leisman, G., Mori, H., Nishijo, K.  The Effect of Massage on Localized Lumbar Muscle Fatigue.  BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2:9, 2002 [Medline] [Full Text]

Tanaka, T.H., Mori, H., Leisman, G., Nishijo, K.  Effect of Massage on Muscle Fatigue and Recovery.Paper presented at the International Symposium on the Science of Touch, Montreal Canada, May 16-18, 2002. [Abstract]

Tanaka, T.H., Nishijo, K. Electrophysiological Study of Acupuncture Stimulation Synchronized with Patient’s Respiratory Rhythm. Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Raleigh-Durham, NC, March 29-April 1, 2001.

Tanaka, T.H.  Acupuncture Status in Canada: Summary of Educational, Social and Legislative Issues in Ontario.  Journal of The Japan Society of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Vol. 51, No. 5, 623-627, 2001

Tanaka, T.H.  Physiological Effects of Superficial Acupuncture: The Technique Focusing on Patient’s Respiratory Rhythm: Paper presented at the 7th Symposium of the Society for Acupuncture Research, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, October 21-22, 2000. [Abstract]

Tanaka, T.H.  Superficial Acupuncture Needling Technique Utilizing Patient’s Biological Rhythm:  Summary of Study Findings Using Various Physiological Indexes,  Paper presented at the 4th World Congress of Medical Acupuncture and Natural Medicine, Edmonton, AB, August 25-27, 2000.

Tanaka, T.H., Nishijo, K.  ダイナミックEMG活動への鍼刺激の影響 (Influence of Acupuncture Stimulation on Dynamic Electromyographic Activity).  全日本鍼灸学会雑誌 Journal of The Japan Society of Acupuncture, Vol. 48, No. 2, 105-119, 1998 [J-Stage] [Full Text in Japanese]

Tanaka, T.H., Leisman, G., Nishijo, K.  Dynamic Electromyographic Study on Acupuncture:  Possible Influence in Synergistic Coordination.  International Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 95, 51-61, 1998 [Medline]

Tanaka, T.H.  The Role of Acupuncture in Enhancing Synergistic Coordination: A Study Using Dynamic EMG Assessment, Invited presentation at the 5th Symposium of the Society for Acupuncture Research, Stanford University, CA., September 26-27, 1998.

Tanaka, T.H., Nishijo, K.  The Effect of Acupuncture on Correcting Muscle Asymmetry:  Dynamic Electromyographic Study.  Paper presented at the XIIth Congress of the International Society for Electrophysiology and Kinesiology, Montreal, QE., June 27-30, 1998.

Tanaka, T.H.  The Influence of Acupuncture on Synergistic Coordination.  Paper presented at the29th Annual Meeting of Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Orlando, FL., April 1-5, 1998.

Tanaka, T.H., Leisman, G., Nishijo, K.  The Physiological Responses Induced by Superficial Acupuncture: A Comparative Study on Acupuncture Stimulation During Exhalation Phase and Continuous Stimulation.  International Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 90, No. 1-2, 45-58, 1997 (Listed in the National Institute of Health, Consensus Statement on Acupuncture, September, 1997) [Medline]

Tanaka, T.H.  The Somatic Reaction Induced by Acupuncture Stimulation: Autonomic Nervous System Response and Electromyographic Activity. Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 57, No. 6, 1996

Tanaka, T.H.  The Possibilities for Optimizing Acupuncture Treatment Results through Synchronization with Somatic State: Examination of Autonomic Response to Superficial Needling During Exhalation.  American Journal of Acupuncture, Vol. 24, No. 4, 233-239, 1996

Tanaka, T.H.  Neuromuscular Response Induced by Superficial Acupuncture Stimulation.  The Journal of Japanese Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Vol. 55, No 12, 27-34, 1996

Tanaka, T.H., Nishijo, K.  Comparative Study on Acupuncture Stimulation During A Patient’s Exhalation Phase Only and Continuous Stimulation.  Excellent Paper Award presentation at the 4th World Conference on Acupuncture, New York, 1996. [Abstract]


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