Exercise Medicine Center

In Deok Kong, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Physiology, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine
Dean, Academic Affairs, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine
Director, Center for Exercise Medicine, Yonsei University
Co-Chair, Korean Society of Lifestyle Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Department of Physiology, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, 20 Ilsan-ro, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do, 26426, Republic of Korea

- Location : Wonju Yonsei Univ.

- Phone : +82-33-741-0292

- Email : kong@yonsei.ac.kr

- Fax : +82-33-745-6461

Professional Employment교육 및 연구경력
Research Career
2011 ~ Present
Sports Physician, The Korean Society of Sports Medicine
2006 ~ Present
Chair, Exercise Medicine Lab
2009 ~ 2011
Director, Center for Exercise Medicine, Yonsei Univ.
2008 ~ 2009
Program Manager, Korea Research Foundation
1997 ~ 1999
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Nevada, Reno
1988 ~ 1994
Ph.D. in Medicine (Physiology), Yonsei Univ.
1982 ~ 1988
M.D. in Medicine, Yonsei Univ.
Ph.D., Yonsei University
M.D., Yonsei University
Academic Offering
Exercise Medicine
Research Labs
Exercise Medicine Lab
Research Interests
  • Exercise Physiology
Professional Organization Memberships기타학술경력
Korean Vascular Research Working Group
2006 ~ Present
American College of Sports Medicine
2005 ~ Present
Korean Society of Sports Medicine
Published Manuscripts in Refereed Journals논문실적
  1. 1. Chang JS, Lee YH, Kong ID. Predictive factors of peak aerobic capacity using simple measurements of anthropometry and musculoskeletal fitness in paraplegic men. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2018 May 29.
  2. 2. Kim MJ, Namkung J, Chang JS, Kim SJ, Park KS, Kong ID. Leptin regulates the expression of angiopoietin-like 6. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2018, 502(3):397-402.
  3. 3. Kang DW, Park JH, Lee MK, Kim Y, Kong ID, Chung CH, Lee YH, Jeon JY. Effect of a short-term physical activity intervention on liver fat content in obese children. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 2018; 43(6):553-557.
  4. 4. Chang JS, Kim TH, Kim H, Choi EH, Kim N, Kong ID. Qualitative muscle mass index as a predictor of skeletal muscle function deficit in Asian older adults. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2017;17(1):99-107.
  5. 5. Kim TH, Chang JS, Kong ID. Effects of Exercise Training on Physical Fitness and Biomarker Levels in Breast Cancer Survivors. J Lifestyle Med. 2017;7(2):55-62.
  6. 6. Lee YH, Lee JH, Kim SH, Yi D, Oh KJ, Kim JH, Park TJ, Kim H, Chang JS, Kong ID. Hemodynamic adaptations to regular exercise in people with spinal cord injury. Ann Rehabil Med. 2017;41(1):25-33.
  7. 7. Kim TH, Chang JS, Park KS, Park J, Kim N, Lee JI, Kong ID. Effects of exercise training on circulating levels of Dickkpof-1 and secreted frizzled-related protein-1 in breast cancer survivors: A pilot single-blind randomized controlled trial. PLoS One. 2017;12(2):e0171771.
  8. 8. Chang JS, Kim TH, Nguyen TH, Park KS, Kim NH, and Kong ID. Circulating irisin levels as a predictive biomarker for sarcopenia: A cross-sectional community-based study. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2017; 17:2266-2273.
  9. 9. Kim JH, Xie J, Hwang KH, Wu YL, Oliver N, Eom M, Park KS, Barrezueta N, Kong ID, Fracasso RP, Huang CL, Cha SK. Klotho may ameliorate proteinuria by targeting TRPC6 channels in podocytes. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017;28(1):140-151.
  10. 10. Kim N, Hughes TL, Park CG, Quinn L, Kong ID. Altered autonomic functions and distressed personality Traits in male adolescents with internet gaming addiction. Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2016;19(11):667-673.
  11. 11. Nguyen TT, Quan X, Xu S, Das R, Cha SK, Kong ID, Shong M, Wollheim CB, Park KS. Intracellular alkalinization by phosphate uptake via type III sodium-phosphate cotransporter participates in high phosphate-induced mitochondrial oxidative stress and defective insulin secretion. FASEB J. 2016;30(12):3979-3988.
  12. 12. Kim JH, Hwang KH, Lkhagvadorj S, Jung JH, Chung HC, Park KS, Kong ID, Eom M, Cha SK. Klotho plays a critical role in clear cell renal cell carcinoma progression and clinical outcome. Korean J Physiol Pharmacol. 2016;20(3):297-304.
  13. 13. Kim N, Hughes TL, Park CG, Quinn L, Kong ID. Resting-state peripheral catecholamine and anxiety levels in Korean male adolescents with internet game addiction. Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2016;19(3):202-8.
  14. 14. Yadav D, Mishra M, Jadaun P, Choi E, Priadharsini R, Kong ID. Glycemic index and glycemic load in cardiovascular disease risk. Progress in Nutrition. 2016;18(2)2:95-101.
  15. 15. Choi SJ, Chang JS, Kong ID. Effects of a social welfare program for health promotion on cardiovascular risk factors. J Lifestyle Med. 2015;5(2):76-82.
  16. 16. Kim T, Chang JS, Kim H, Lee KH, Kong ID. Intense walking exercise affects serum IGF-1 and IGFBP3. J Lifestyle Med 2015;5(1):21-5.
  17. 17. Kim JH, Hwang KH, Park KS, Kong ID, Cha SK. Biological role of anti-aging protein klotho. J Lifestyle Med. 2015;5(1):1-6.
  18. 18. Lee YH, Oh KJ, Kong ID, Kim SH, Shinn JM, Kim JH, Yi D, Lee JH, Chang JS, Kim TH, Kim EJ. Effect of regular exercise on cardiopulmonary fitness in males with spinal cord injury. Ann Rehabil Med. 2015;39(1):91-9.
  19. 19. Effect of regular exercise on cardiopulmonary fitness in males with spinal cord injury Lee YH, Oh KJ, Kong ID, Kim SH, Shinn JM, Kim JH, Yi D, Lee JH, Chang JS, Kim TH, Kim EJ Ann Rehabil Med 39(1):91-9, 2015
  20. 20. Practical approaches to the nutritional management of nonacoholic fatty liver disease Freddoony L Kong ID Integr Med Res 3:192-197, 2014
  21. 21. Excitatory GABAA receptor in autonomic pelvic ganglion neurons innervating bladder Kim NH, Cha SK, Kong ID Biochem Biophys Res Commun 25;447(1):205-9. 2014
  22. 22. Upregulation of mitochondrial Nox4 mediates TGF-β-induced apoptosis in cultured mouse podocytes Das R1, Xu S, Quan X, Nguyen TT, Kong ID, Chung CH, Lee EY, Cha SK, Park KS. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 306(2):F155-67. 2014
  23. 23. The Advent of Lifestyle Medicine Byung-Il Yeh, In Deok Kong J Lifestyle Med 3(1): 1–8, 2013
  24. 24. Effect of exercise on serum levels of irisin in high school girls Jae Seung Chang, Soomin Lim, Eun-Joo Kim, In Deok Kong J Lifestyle Med 2(2) 1-0, 2012
  25. 25. The association between pentraxin 3 and insulin resistance in obese children at baseline and after physical activity intervention Sang Hui Chu, Ji-Hye Park, Mi Kyung Lee, Yoonsuk Jekal, Ki Yong Ahn, Jae Youn Chung, Dong Hoon Lee, Eun Sung Kim, Masayo Naruse, Jee-Aee Im, In Deok Kong, Choon Hee Chung, Ji Won Lee, Kyong-Mee Chung, Young-Bum Kim, Justin Y. Jeon Clinica Chimica Acta 413:1430-1437, 2012
  26. 26. High-dose clevudine impairs mitochondrial function and glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in INS-1E cells Yoon-Ok Jang, Xianglan Quan, Ranjan Das, Shanhua Xu, Choon-Hee Chung, Chan Mug Ahn, Soon-Koo Baik, In Deok Kong, Kyu-Sang Park, Moon Young Kim BMC Gastroenterol 12:4, 2012
  27. 27. Effect of exercise voucher program on metabolic syndrome risk factors and framingham risk score Jae-Seung Chang, Yun-Bok Sim, Eun-Joo Kim, Na-Hyun Kim, Myung-Joong Kwon, and In Deok Kong. Newest J 54(2):46-54, 2011
  28. 28. Analysis of arterial stiffness variation by photoplethysmogramphic DC component Chungkeun Lee, Hang Sik Shin, In Deok Kong, Myounho Lee. J Biomed Eng Res 32: 109-112, 2011
  29. 29. Src family kinase potentiates the activity of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor in rat autonomic ganglion innervating urinary bladder Na-Hyun Kim, Kyu-Sang Park, Seung-Kuy Cha, Joon-Ho Yoon, Byung-Il Yeh, Kyu-Hoon Han, In Deok Kong Neurosci Lett 494:190-196, 2011
  30. 30. Serum levels of angiopoietin-related growth factor are increased in metabolic syndrome Namkung J, Koh SB, Kong ID, Choi JW, Yeh BI. Metabolism-Clinical and Experimental. 60(4):564-568, 2011
  31. 31. Functional expression of P2Y receptors in WERI-Rb1 retinoblastoma cells Na-Hyun Kim, Kyu-Sang Park, Joon Hyung Sohn, Byung-Il Yeh, Chang Mann Ko, In Deok Kong. Korean J Physiol Pharmacol 15(1):61-66. 2011
  32. 32. Switching-on of serotonergic calcium signaling in activated hepatic stellate cells Kyu-Sang Park, Pyo-Jin Sin, Dong Hyeon Lee, Seung-Kuy Cha, Min-Jeong Kim, Na-Hyun Kim, Sun-Koo Baik, Seong-Woo Jeong, In Deok Kong. World J Gastroenterol 17(2): 137-272, 2011
  33. 33. Afterhyperpolarization induced by the activation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in pelvic ganglion neurons of male rats Park KS, Cha SK, Kim MJ, Kim NH, Lee JW, Jeong SW, Kong ID. Neurosci Lett. Sep;482(2):167-71, 2010
IMPACT 2015, Busan, Korea
Korean Society of Lipidology and Atherosclerosis, Seoul, Korea
“The Health Gap: Physical Activity and Health” by Korea Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, USD 300,000
“Role of ANGPTL6 on Metabolic Disease” by Myung-Sun Kim Memorial Foundation, USD 30,000
“Exercise Medicine for healthy life” by Korea Sports Promotion Foundation, USD 500,000
“Metabolic Regulation of Klotho Family” by Korea Research Foundation, USD 150,000