Motohasunuma Station is located in the Motohasunuma area of Itabashi Ward in the northwest of Tokyo, and is served by the Toei Mita Line.


Motohasunuma is a middle class residential district of Itabashi, Tokyo. It is mainly known as the location of the Japan Institute of Sports Sciences, which is located about 10 minutes walk from Motohasunuma Station.


Japan Institute of Sports Sciences


Japan Institute of Sports Sciences, or JISS for short, is a sports facility dedicated to supporting top-level competitors in a variety of ways using the latest technologies.


The JISS compound covers an area of 16,500 m2. The steel framed reinforced concrete building consists of seven floors plus a basement and a penthouse, and has a total floor space of 27,500 m2.


JISS is made up of four departments the Departments of Sports Science, Sports Medicine, Sports Information, and Administration. Together, these departments conduct seven programs Total Sports Clinic (here the bodies and minds of athletes are evaluated and diagnosed in terms of medical condition, fitness, skill level, nutrition and mental preparedness); Sports Medicine and Science Research (here JISS works in close cooperation with various researchers, institutions and federations to develop strategies to improve the performance of Japanese athletes in international competitions); Sports Medicine Consultation (with a Clinic, a Rehabilitation Room, a Clinical Lab, and X-ray, CT, and MRI Rooms); Sports Information Service (collects, compiles, and analyses various information related to sports); Sports Academy Support (offers support to various sports organizations and associations); Training Camps (offers training programs to various sports organizations, associations, and sportsmen); and Services (facilities include Conference Room, Meeting Rooms, Dormitory, Dining Hall, and a Café).


JISS also rents some of its research and training facilities, tennis courts, etc to the general public.


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