Hiroaki Tanaka, PhD, was a professor at Fukuoka University,
Japan, and the founder and director of the Fukuoka University
Institute for Physical Activity. He was the director of the
Japanese Academic Running Society and an adviser to the Asashi
running shoe company. Tanaka lived in Fukuoka, Japan. He passed
away in 2018.
Magdalena Jackowska, a professional linguist, translator, and interpreter from Poland, is a research assistant at the Fukuoka University Institute for Physical Activity and a slow jogging instructor. She has completed more than twenty marathons and ultra-marathons all over the world, all in slow jogging style. Jackowska lives in Fukuoka, Japan.
"Slow Jogging will change your life and, through sharing, the life of others who wish to live the vigorous life through the ages." -Mark Cucuzzella, MD