Updated on 2024/07/08


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Research Areas

  • Humanities & Social Sciences / Cultural anthropology and folklore

  • Humanities & Social Sciences / Sociology

  • Life Science / Sports sciences

Graduate School

  • National Taiwan Normal University, Graduate Institute of Sport and Leisure Management, Sports management

    Master's Course, 2008.06, Completed

  • Waseda University, Graduate School, Division of Sports Science

    Doctor's Course, 2014.03, Completed


  • PhD (Sport science), Waseda University, 2014.03

External Career

  • Harvard-Yenching Institute, Visiting fellow, 2012.08 - 2014.01

  • Nanya Institute of Technology, Lecturer, 2014.08 - 2018.01

  • Jilin Sport University, Associate Professor, 2018.02 - 2022.01

  • National Taiwan Normal University, Lecturer, 2020.08 - 2022.01



  • Beautiful and good woman: gender role negotiation among Taiwanese women who belly dance, Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 22(8) 1326-1345, 2019.06

    Yuchi Chang, Alan Bairner

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Belly dancing as exercise: image- building of a foreign dance in Taiwan, Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science, 6(1) 34-45, 2017.02

    Yuchi Chang, Po-Hsiu Lin, Tsuneo Sogawa

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Japanese competitive judo: changing notion of ippon victory and defeat, Quarterly of Chinese Physical Education, 2024

    Ding-Yi Wu, Yu-Chi Chang, Tien-Chin Tan, Misaki Iteya

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • Marketing Effects of Social Media for China's Domestic Sports Brands, Sports & Exercise Research (TSSCI), 24(3) 313-329, 2022.09

    Yan-Ting Wang , Fong-Jia Wang, Yuchi Chang (corresponding author), Tien-Chin Tan

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • A new look of indigenous festivals in the face of COVID-19, Journal of Indigenous People, 44 106-108, 2020.12

    Yuchi Chang

    Single Author

  • Reconstruction of spectacle and the neoliberalization of sport mega-events, AnthroVision, 22 40-45, 2017.10

    Haozhou Pu, Yuchi Chang

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

  • The popularization of Japanese ‘samurai baseball’ (Bushidō yakyū) in Taiwan during the Japanese colonial Period, Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science, 2(3) 161-172, 2014.01

    Sheng-Lung Lin, Yu-Chi Chang

    Multiple Authorship (Only Japanese)

  • Whose Belly Dance is it?—The Vicissitudes of Modern Ethnic Sports, スポーツ人類学研究, 13 65-77, 2011

    Yu-Chi Chang

    Single Author

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  • Sport and Body Cultures in East and Southeast Asia, Routledge, London, 2019.12

    Friederike Trotier, Alan Bairner, Yuchi Chang et al.

  • AnthroVision No.22, Taiwan Society for Anthropology and Ethnology, 2017.10

    Yuchi Chang, Shih-Chung Hsieh, et al.

Other research activities

  • (Taiwan Ministry of Education) Encyclopedia of Physical Education and Sports (online)



Academic Activities

  • Reviewer for the journal Sport in Society ,2018.01 -