The Japanese Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine was held in Osaka the 1st meeting in May 1975, Then through 30 years,the number of members amounts to more than 2,000.We deepen study day and night to contribute to the advancement and dissemination of sports medicine in orthopedics and musculoskeletal medicine, and to contribute to the development of health in mind and body, the prevention and the treatment of sports injuries.


Name: The Japanese Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (JOSSM)
President: Etsuo Chosa,MD (University of Miyazaki)
  • 1. Holding academic meetings,lectures and presentation of study results
  • 2. Publishing journal “Japanese Journal of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine” and the issuance of such academic books
  • 3. Encouraging studies and performing investigations
  • 4. Commending excellent results
  • 5. Cooperation with learned parties
  • 6. Promotion of international research cooperation
  • 7. Cooperation with the Sports Association, organizations and clubs
  • 8. Giving information to the public and medical consultation
  • 9. Conducting research on systems of medical insurance, long-term care insurance, and welfare for the handicapped (including children), and offering advice
  • 10. Other projects necessary for achieving our goal

Board of Directors

President: Etsuo Chosa,MD (University of Miyazaki)
Vice President: Yasuhito Tanaka,MD (Nara Medical University)
Koichi Sairyo,MD (Tokushima University)
Directors: Masataka Deie,MD (Aichi Medical University)
Hiroki Funasaki,MD (The Jikei University Sports and Wellness Clinic)
Hiroshi Hashiguchi,MD (Yonekura Spine & Joint Hospital)
Yasuyuki Ishibashi,MD (Hirosaki University)
Norimasa Iwasaki,MD (Hokkaido University)
Tsukasa Kumai,MD (Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University)
Ryosuke Kuroda,MD (Kobe University)
Yasuaki Nakagawa,MD (National Hospital Organization Kyoto Medical Center)
Hisateru Niki,MD (St. Marianna University School of Medicine)
Toru Okuwaki,MD (Japan Institute of Sports Sciences, Medical Center)
Toshifumi Ozaki,MD (Okayama University)
Hiroyuki Sugaya,MD (Tokyo Sports & Orthopaedic Clinic)
Inspectors: Katsunori Inagaki,MD (Showa University)
Yozo Shibata,MD (Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital)

Annual Meetings

Japan Sports Orthopaedic Association (2023)
DateJune 29 - July 1, 2023
Venue RIHGA Royal Hotel Hiroshima,Hiroshima Prefectural Sports Center [Hiroshima Green Arena] (Hiroshima city)
PresidentNobuo Adachi, M.D., Ph.D. (Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University)