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Akane Mikura

Japan Basketball Association (JBA)/Kanazawa Medical University (JPN)
Japan

Akane Mikura is an assistant professor of Kanazawa Medical University. She is also a member of Japan Basketball Association(JBA) coach development section and in charge of developing women coaches.

Akane Mikura's

Sessions

  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Personality Type and Sport
    Discover a research-based approach to encouraging young people to take part in sport and physical activity.

    Following an initial study by Sport England, researchers collected data from Japanese high school students and found there were seven personality groups. This talk outlines the research findings and stresses the importance of taking personality type into account when promoting sport and physical activity.

    Session Title: New Ways of Thinking to Promote Physical Activity for Girls

    Virtual session
    Active Lives

    Following an initial study by Sport England, researchers collected data from Japanese high school students and found there were seven personality groups. This talk outlines the research findings and stresses the importance of taking personality type into account when promoting sport and physical activity.

    Session Title: New Ways of Thinking to Promote Physical Activity for Girls

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Following an initial study by Sport England, researchers collected data from Japanese high school students and found there were seven personality groups. This talk outlines the research findings and stresses the importance of taking personality type into account when promoting sport and physical activity.

    Session Title: New Ways of Thinking to Promote Physical Activity for Girls

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Women’s Basketball in Japan
    Hear about the Japan Basketball Association’s (JBA) work to identify and address barriers to women getting involved in coaching.

    In Japan, just over 42 percent of players are girls and women but few women work in coaching. In 2020, JBA held the first ever women coaching conference in its history. This talk will share the JBA’s vision for women’s basketball and more.

    Session Title: Japan’s Mission to Develop Women Coaches

    Virtual session
    Leadership

    In Japan, just over 42 percent of players are girls and women but few women work in coaching. In 2020, JBA held the first ever women coaching conference in its history. This talk will share the JBA’s vision for women’s basketball and more.

    Session Title: Japan’s Mission to Develop Women Coaches

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    In Japan, just over 42 percent of players are girls and women but few women work in coaching. In 2020, JBA held the first ever women coaching conference in its history. This talk will share the JBA’s vision for women’s basketball and more.

    Session Title: Japan’s Mission to Develop Women Coaches

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights

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