Shunsuke Murata

Shunsuke Murata

External scholarship

About me

I am a postdoctoral researcher in Karin Modig's group focusing on ageing epidemiology at the Institute of Environmental Medicine. My research focuses on the prevention and management of disease and disability in older adults.



Murata S, Takegami M, Ogata S, Ono R, Nakatsuka K, Nakaoku Y, Iihara K, Hagihara A, Nishimura K. Joint effect of cognitive decline and walking ability on incidence of wandering behavior in older adults with dementia: A cohort study. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2022;37(5).

Murata S, Takegami M, Onozuka D, Nakaoku Y, Hagihara A, Nishimura K. Incidence and Mortality of Dementia-Related Missing and Their Associated Factors: An Ecological Study in Japan. J Epidemiol. 2021;31(6):361-368.

Murata S, Ono R, Sugimoto T, Toba K, Sakurai T. Functional Decline and Body Composition Change in Older Adults With Alzheimer Disease: A Retrospective Cohort Study at a Japanese Memory Clinic. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2021;35(1):36-43.

Murata S, Ono R, Omata J, Endo T, Otani K. Coexistence of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain and Depressive Symptoms and Their Combined and Individual Effects on Onset of Disability in Older Adults: A Cohort Study. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019;20(10):1263-1267 e1263.

Murata S, Doi T, Sawa R, Nakamura R, Isa T, Ebina A, Kondo Y, Tsuboi Y, Torizawa K, Fukuta A, Ono R. Association Between Objectively Measured Physical Activity and the Number of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Sites in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Pain Med. 2019;20(4):717-723.

Murata S, Sawa R, Nakatsu N, Saito T, Sugimoto T, Nakamura R, Misu S, Ueda Y, Ono R. Association between chronic musculoskeletal pain and executive function in community-dwelling older adults. Eur J Pain. 2017;21(10):1717-1722.

Murata S, Doi T, Sawa R, Saito T, Nakamura R, Isa T, Ebina A, Kondo Y, Tsuboi Y, Misu S, Ono R. Association between joint stiffness and health-related quality of life in community-dwelling older adults. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2017;73:234-239.



Bachelor of Science in Health Science (Physical therapy), Kobe University (2014)

Master of Science in Health Science, Kobe University (2016)

PhD in Health Science, Kobe University (2019)