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Hirofumi Tanaka

Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education

Phone: +1 512 232 4801, +1 512 471 8610
Email: htanaka@austin.utexas.edu

Dr. Tanaka is the director of Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory. His
research effort has been directed toward the influence of aging and
lifestyle modifications on cardiovascular disease risk and functions in
humans. In particular, he is interested in determining the efficacy of
regular physical activity for primary and secondary prevention of
age-related changes in arterial function and structure. In addition, he has
other research interests, including Master's athletes, physiology of
swimming, and cross-training. He has published over one hundred
peer-reviewed research papers. He is a fellow of the American College of
Sports Medicine, Gerontological Society of America, and the Society of
Geriatric Cardiology.

Ph.D.

physiology, aging, cardiovascular health