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: Hideo Matsumoto,MD (Institute for Integrated Sports Medicine,Keio University)
  • 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: Hideo Matsumoto,MD (Keio University)
Vice President: Koichi Sairyo,MD (Tokushima University)
Hiroaki Tsutsui,MD (Showa University Fujigaoka Rehabilitation Hospital)
Directors: Yasuyuki Ishibashi,MD (Hirosaki University Graduate)
Katsunori Inagaki,MD (Showa University)
Toru Okuwaki,MD (Japan Institute of Sports Sciences)
Koh Kato,MD (Suzuka Kaisei Hospital)
Koji Kaneoka,MD (Waseda University)
Tsukasa Kumai,MD (Nara Medical University)
Yozo Shibata,MD (Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital)
Hiroyuki Sugaya,MD (Funabashi Orthopaedic Hospital)
Juichi Tanaka,MD (Hyogo College of Medicine)
Hiroyuki Tsuchida, MD (Kanazawa University)
Hiroaki Nakamura,MD (Osaka City University)
Shuichi Matsuda,MD (Kyoto University)
Inspectors: Keishi Marumo,MD (The Jikei University School of Medicine)
Yoshiteru Muto,MD (The Research Institute of Nippon Sport Science University / Nippon Sport Science University Faculty of Medical Science)

Annual Meetings of JOSSM

Date September 16-18,2016
Venue Sapporo Convention Center (Sapporo city)
President Toshihiko Yamashita,MD(Department of Orthopaedic surgery,Sapporo Medical University)
Date September 8-9,2017
Venue Phoenix Seagaia Resort (Miyazaki city)
PresidentEtsuo Chosa,MD(Department of Orthopaedic surgery,Miyazaki University)
DateSeptember 7-9,2018
Venue ASTY Tokushima (Tokushima city)
PresidentKoichi Sairyo,MD (Department of Orthopedic,Tokushima University)

Combined Meetings of JOSSM-KOSSM

Date August 26,2016
Venue Hanmadang Hall,Korean Cultural Center
President Toshihiko Yamashita,MD (Department of Orthopaedic surgery,Sapporo Medical University)