Yuri Hosokawa


Yuri Hosokawa is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, inJapan. Her research interests include prevention and education of sudden death in sport, establishing best practices in road race medicine, development of regional-specific heat guidelines for exertional heat illness prevention, and development of heat acclimatization guidelines for tactical athletes. She is also partaking in research projects in the field of biometeorology to promote interdisciplinary research across physiologist, climatologist, and public health researchers. She is currently a member of the International Olympic Committee Adverse Weather Impact expert working Group for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and leads the effort to implement best practices for prehospital care of exertional heat stroke in Japan. Dr. Hosokawa received her bachelor’s degree in Sport Sciences from the Waseda University in 2011, her master’s degree in Athletic Training from the University of Arkansas in 2013, and her doctoral degree from the University of Connecticut in 2016. She then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Korey Stringer Institute (2016–2017) and worked at the Ritsumeikan University as an Assistant Professor in the College of Health and Sport Science (2018–2019).