Research and Project by Year

2019

Principal Investigator Project Title Source of Funding
Dr CHOW Chi Ching

Promotion of STEM in PE to the Schools in Hong Kong

(Jan 19-Jun 20)

EdUHK - Others
Dr OR Pui Lai Peggy

Efficacy of behavioral change in decisions on antibiotic use in relation of childhood infection: A cluster randomized controlled trial

(Jan 19-Jan 20)

EdUHK - Faculty Research Fund
Dr TSE Choi Yeung Andy

Improving Cognitive Function in Children with Autism via Physical Activity

(Jan 19-Dec 20)

RGC General Research Fund
Dr TSE Choi Yeung Andy

Physical exercise or supplemental melatonin to treat sleep disturbance in children with ASD: A pilot study to test which is better.

(Jan 19-Dec 19)

EdUHK - Internal Research Grant (from UGC Block Grant)

2018

Principal Investigator Project Title Source of Funding
Dr CHEUNG Pui Yee Peggy

Provision of Services for FOUR PDPs on “Physical Fitness in Developing an Active and Healthy School Campus”

(Dec 18-Feb 19)

Education Bureau
Dr CHEUNG Pui Yee Peggy

A Pilot Study on a Smartphone-based Intervention in Overweight Middle-aged Adults

(May 18-Apr 19)

EdUHK - Block Grant Faculty Fund
Prof. CHOW Hung Kay Daniel

An Adaptive Complexity Learning Approach for Assessing Competitive College Rowers' Training and Performance: A Cross-over and Single-case Research Design

(May 18-Apr 19)

EdUHK - Block Grant Faculty Fund
Dr CHUNG Ming Yan Louisa

Application of dietary monitoring apps in enhancing eating behaviour of balanced diet among younger adults. Health Care and Promotion Scheme.

(Jul 18-Dec 19)

HKSAR Government
Mr KAM Wai Keung Kevin

Provision of Services for the Hong Kong PE Teacher Conference (2019 and 2020)

(Dec 18-Nov 20)

ED Commissioned
Dr OR Pui Lai Peggy

Reducing absenteeism from Influenza A in preschool children: A cluster randomized controlled trial of an infection prevention control intervention

(Jan 18-Jan 19)

EdUHK - Faculty Research Fund
Dr SUN Fenghua

A Comparison of the Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, Cognitive Function and Cardiometabolic Health of Young People in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom

(Jun 18-Jun 19)

EdUHK - Departmental Funding 
Dr SUN Fenghua

Effect of Different High Intensity Intermittent Exercise (HIIE) Modes on Cognitive Function

(Jun 18-Jun 19)

EdUHK - Internal Research Grant (from UGC Block Grant) 
Dr SUN Fenghua 

Reliability and Validity of the Modified Chinese Version of the Netherlands Physical Activity Questionnaire for Young Children (NPAQ) in Assessing Physical Activity Behaviors in Preschool Children in Hong Kong

(May 18-Apr 19)

EdUHK - Block Grant Faculty Fund
Dr TSE Choi Yeung Andy

Effect of Physical Activity on Emotional Well-Being in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

(Mar 18-Feb 19) 

EdUHK - Departmental Funding 
Dr TSE Choi Yeung Andy Examining the Association between Physical Activity and Sleep Quality in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder using Melatonin-Mediated Mechanism Model: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Jan 18-Jun 19)  Early Career Scheme 
Dr YU Chung Wah Clare 

A Randomised Controlled Trial Study Investigating the Effectiveness of Parent Training on Promoting Physical Activity in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

(Jul 18-Jun 21) 

RGC General Research Fund 

2017

Principal Investigator Project Title Source of Funding
Dr CHEUNG Pui Yee Peggy

Effect of A Motor Skill Program to Enhance the Learning and Teaching of Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) in Kindergarten

(May 17-Aug 18)

Quality Education Fund
Dr CHUNG Ming Yan Louisa

Provision of Consultancy Service on Evaluation of the QK Blog Project for Kwai Tsing Safe Community & Healthy City Association.

(Oct 17-May 18)

HK Private Fund - Charities/Foundations
Dr CHUNG Ming Yan Louisa

Enhancement of Children's Liking, Acceptance and Consumption of Fruit and Vegetables with an Application of Molecular Gastronomy

(Sep 17-Sep 18)

EdUHK - Internal Research Grant (from UGC Block Grant)
Dr CHUNG Ming Yan Louisa

The Relationship between Food Appearance and Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables of Children with Mental Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

(Apr 17-Mar 18)

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Dr CHUNG Ming Yan Louisa

A Pilot Study to Compare Glycemic Control and Satisfaction of Teledietetic Services and Current Dietetic Services among Diabetes Patients

(Mar 17-Nov 18)

EdUHK - Departmental Funding
Prof. CHUNG Wai Yee Joanne

Health Profiling of Construction Workers in Hong Kong

(Sep 17-Sep 19)

HKSAR Government
Mr KAM Wai Keung Kevin Promotion and Development of Cooperative Learning in Physical Education in Hong Kong (Jul 17-Nov 18) EdUHK - Departmental Funding
Mr KAM Wai Keung Kevin

Action Research in Physical Education

(Mar 17-Nov 18)

EdUHK - Departmental Funding
Mr KAM Wai Keung Kevin

Provision of Services for the Summer School for Physical Education Teachers (2017 and 2018)

(Jan 17-Nov 18)

Education Bureau
Dr MA Wai Wing Ada 

Sustainability of the Community of Practice (CoP) on eHealth Promotion @HKIEd to Advance Innovative Evidence-based Health Promotion Practices to Promote Healthy Lifestyles

(Jun 17-Dec 18) 

EdUHK - Departmental Funding 
Dr OR Pui Lai Peggy
 

Effectiveness of Peer Mediation Programme on Managing Disputes Among Primary School Students

(Aug 17-Jun 18) 

HK Private Fund - Others
Dr OR Pui Lai Peggy
 

To Evaluate the Effectiveness of E-learning in Teaching Undergraduate Course on Health Related Subjects

(Mar 17-Mar 18) 

EdUHK - Internal Research Grant (from UGC Block Grant) 
Dr SUN Fenghua 

Effects of Different Solutions Consumed during Soccer-specific Exercise Protocol on Sprint Performance and Cognitive Function in Male College Soccer Players

(Sep 17-Sep 18) 

EdUHK - Internal Research Grant (from UGC Block Grant) 
Dr SUN Fenghua
 
Effectiveness of blended learning in promoting student's involvement and academic performance in exercise physiology course (May 17-Apr 18)  EdUHK - Departmental Funding 
Dr SUN Fenghua
 

Effect of Exercise Modes on Post-Exercise Appetite Regulation

(Mar 17-Dec 18) 

EdUHK - Departmental Funding 
Dr TSE Choi Yeung Andy 

Differential Impact of Physical Exercise on Different Stereotypies in Children with ASD

(Aug 17-Jul 18) 

EdUHK - Block Grant Faculty Fund
Dr YU Chung Wah Clare 

Production and Promotion of an Evidence-based Exercise Manual for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Primary School and Kindergarten

(Nov 17-May 18) 

EdUHK - Knowledge Transfer Fund 
Dr YU Chung Wah Clare 

Effectiveness of a Multidimensional Exercise Training for the Physical Fitness and Psychological Well-being of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Reading Disabilities

(Sep 17-Aug 18) 

EdUHK - Internal Research Fund (IRF) for Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) / Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) 
Dr YU Chung Wah Clare 

A Pilot Study on Plant Based Diet Literacy in Adolescents and the Effectiveness of an Education Workshop in Enhancing Knowledge and the Attitudes Towards Adoption of a Plant Based Diet

(Mar 17-Dec 18) 

EdUHK - Departmental Funding 

2016

Principal Investigator Project Title  Source of Funding
Prof. CHENG Sheung Tak The Prevalence of Chronic Pain and Depression among Chinese Older Adults in Hong Kong (Jul 15-Jun 16)  HK Private Fund - Charities/Foundations
Dr CHUNG Ming Yan Louisa The Role of Behavioural Feedback in Changing Nutrition Behaviour: a Process of Content Creation, Self-monitoring and Reflection in Nutrition Education (May 15-May 16) EdUHK - Internal Research Grant (from UGC Block Grant)
Dr CHUNG Ming Yan Louisa The Role of Behavioural Feedback in Changing Nutrition Behaviour: a Process of Content Creation, Self-monitoring and Reflection in Nutrition Education (May 15-May 16) EdUHK - Internal Research Grant (from UGC Block Grant)
Dr OR Pui Lai Peggy Technology-enhanced learning via video assessment (Sep 15-Feb 16)  EdUHK - Departmental Funding
Dr OR Pui Lai Peggy To evaluate undergraduate students' perception on e-learning mode (May 15-Apr 16) EdUHK - Start-up Research Grant
Dr SUN Fenghua  Effect of carbohydrate-electrolyte-protein solutions consumption during marathon running on physiological and psychological functions, as well as performance in female marathon runners (May 15-Apr 17) EdUHK - Faculty Research Fund
Dr TSE Choi Yeung Andy  Examining the Use of Analogy Instruction in Motor learning by Older Adults (Dec 15-Dec 16) EdUHK - Internal Research Grant (from UGC Block Grant)

2015

Principal Investigator Project Title  Source of Funding
Prof. CHENG Sheung-Tak Toward an Integrative Model of Alzheimer Caregiver Stress: Grief and Burden as Different Pathways to Depression (Jun 14-Jun 18)  RGC General Research Fund
Prof. CHENG Sheung-Tak Relieving Pain in Older Adults: A Community-based Geriatric Pain Management Project (Mar 14-Jun 18)  HK Private Fund - Charities/Foundations
Dr CHEUNG Pui Yee Peggy Integration of Virtual Learning Environment through Moodle to Enhance Students Reflective and Collaborative Learning on Gymnastic and Physical Fitness Course (Dec 14-Jun 15)  EdUHK - Teaching Development Grants
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Dr CHEUNG Pui Yee Peggy Promotion of physical activity in kindergarten through AEROfit (Jan 14-Jun 14) EdUHK - Knowledge Transfer Fund
Prof. CHOW Hung Kay Daniel Development of an Inverse Approach Spine Model for Predicting Optimal Spinal Curvature under Schoolbag Carriage in Children (Mar 14-Mar 16)  EdUHK - Start-up Research Grant
Prof. CHUNG Wai Yee Joanne Promoting Health Literacy of Student Teacher: A Feasibility Study (Jan 14-Jun 14) EdUHK - Knowledge Transfer Fund
Dr CHUNG Ming Yan Louisa A pilot project of molecular gastronomy application to increase children’s liking and acceptance of fruit and vegetables. (Dec 14-Dec 15)  EdUHK - Internal Research Grant (from UGC Block Grant)
Dr MA Wai Wing Ada Promoting Holistic Health Utilizing Models of Health Behaviors: Collaboration project among health education academics, elite athletes and schools in Health Education (Aug 14-Nov 16) Quality Education Fund
Dr SUN Fenghua Effect of sodium content in solutions on field-based sprint ability test performance in Hong Kong young soccer players (Sep 14-Dec 15) EdUHK - Internal Research Grant (from UGC Block Grant)
Dr SUN Fenghua {Effect of different solutions consumed during exercise on post-exercise appetite regulation (Jun 14-Sep 15) EdUHK - Internal Research Grant (from UGC Block Grant)
Dr SUN Fenghua Effects of different solutions consumed during exercise on post-exercise appetite regulation (May 14-May 15) EdUHK - Start-up Research Grant
Dr SUN Fenghua Engaging students learning from research activities (May 14-Aug 14) EdUHK - Information Technology Development Grant

Research and Project by Staff

Prof. CHENG Sheung-Tak

Dr CHOW Chi Ching

Prof. CHOW Hung Kay Daniel

Dr CHUNG Ming Yan Louisa

Mr KAM Wai Keung Kevin

Dr LEUNG Ka Man Carman

Dr MA Wai Wing Ada

Dr OR Pui Lai Peggy

Dr SUN Fenghua

Dr TSE Choi Yeung Andy

Dr. MA Wai Wing, Ada

Associate Professor & Head of Department
Research interests:
Health Education, Health Promotion, School Health, Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, Web-based Learning, Life-long Learning, Curriculum Innovations, Assessments, Textiles Education

Dr. SUN Fenghua, Bob

Assistant Professor & Associate Head of Department
Research interests:
• Nutritional and metabolic aspects of exercise
• Exercise, nutrition and body weight control
• Physical activity, nutrition and health promotion

Dr. OR Pui Lai, Peggy

Assistant Professor & Associate Head of Department
Research interests:
Infection control, Healthcare quality, school health, eLearning

Prof. CHENG Sheung-Tak

Chair Professor of Psychology and Gerontology
Research interests:
• Successful aging
• Elderly depression and suicide
• Dementia caregivers
• Social network
• Activity therapy

Prof. CHOW Hung Kay Daniel

Chair Professor of Health and Sports Science
Research interests: 
Movement Analysis, Biomechanics, Ergonomics, Sports Health, Christian Education

Dr. TSE Choi Yeung, Andy

Associate Professor
Research interests:
Andy’s primary research interest lies on the motor learning and impact of physical activity on psychological, cognitive and physical well-being in children with autism spectrum disorder.  He is also interested in motor development and the effect of free-play on overall quality of life in typically developing children. He recently initiates a new research project on the investigation of free-play participation among school-aged children. His research goal is to propose a lighthouse parenting strategy as a reasonable approach to build success among children.
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Dr. CHOW Chi Ching, Gary

Assistant Professor
Research interests:
Sports recovery;
Postural control and sports;
Rugby Science;
Sports training invention;
Technology in Physical Education;
Generic skills and sports participation
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Dr. CHUNG Ming Yan, Louisa

Assistant Professor
Research interests:
• Eat ing behaviour modification,
• teledietetics,
• nutrition education and knowledge transfer,
• physical fitness assessment in the community,
• glycemic index,
• exergaming for health
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Dr. LEUNG Ka Man, Carman

Assistant Professor
Qualifications
B.Sci.(University of Hong Kong); M.Soc.Sci. (Hong Kong Baptist University);
MSci. (Boise State University); Ph.D. (Hong Kong Baptist University)
 
Areas of Teaching
Volleyball; Sport management; teaching and coaching in Physical Education
 
Research Interests
Older adult, children, environmental correlates to physical activity (especially walking),
light volleyball, sitting light volleyball (adapted physical activity), Esports, Physical activity promotion, physical activity measurement
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Dr. LOUIE Hung Tak, Lobo

Senior Lecturer I
Qualifications:
Graduate Certificate in Sports & Recreation Management: Victoria University of Technology, Australia.
Doctor of Physical Education: Springfield College, USA.
Master of Science: Springfield College, USA.
Bachelor of Science (Summa Cum Lauda): Springfield College, USA.
Advanced Teacher Certificate in Education (Physical Education): Grantham College of Education, Hong Kong.
Teacher Certificate: Northcote College of Education, Hong Kong.

Research interests:

Pediatric Exercise Science; Physical Activity; Outdoor Sports and Wilderness Experience
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Mr. KAM Wai Keung, Kevin

Senior Lecturer I
Research interests:
Socio-cultural Studies in Sport and Physical Education, Curricular and Pedagogical Studies of Physical Education, Professional Development of PE Teachers, Physical Activity, Fitness and Health Promotion, Outdoor Adventure Education

Mr. CHAN Ching Yat, Roy

Senior Lecturer II
Qualifications
Master of Education, The University of Hong Kong
Master of Exercise Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Education (Hons.), The Hong Kong Institute of Education
 
Areas of Teaching
Sports and Exercise for Special Populations, Teaching Physical Education to Students with Special Needs, Theory and Practice of Team Ball Games, Theory and Practice of Racquet Games, Current Issues and controversies in Hong Kong School Physical Education
 
Research Interests
Adapted Physical Education, Physical Fitness of Person with Special Needs

Ms. TAM Sze Man, Simone

Lecturer I
Qualifications:
M.A. (Sports Studies), CUHK
PCEd. (Special Education), HKU
Teacher Cert. (P.E.), EdUHK
BSc. (Biochemistry), HKU
 
Areas of teaching:
Curriculum Planning and Pedagogy in Sports Science Education, Current Issues in Sports Science and Education , Teaching PE to students with Special Needs, Theory and Practice of Individual Physical Activities / Team Games
 
Research interests:
Fundamental Movement / Motor Performance of Young Children

Ms. WANG Sha

Lecturer I
Qualifications:
B.Ed. (Beijing Sports); M.Ed. (Beijing Sports)
 
Areas of teaching:
Gymnastics, Aerobics, Dance and Tai Chi
 
Research interests:
Gymnastics and Aerobics

Ms. CHAN Ka Man, Carmen

Lecturer II
Qualifications:
  • Certificate of Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (Level Two) (HKSSEP),
  • Bachelor of Health Education (Hons) (EdUHK),
  • MSocSc (Psychology) (Schools and Community Settings) (EdUHK).

Areas of teaching:
Physical Fitness Education, Child and Adolescent Health Education
 
Research interests:
Physical health & mental health, karate-do

Dr. HA Chui Wai Sophia

Lecturer II
Academic Qualifications:
  • BA (Physical Education and Recreation Management, HKBU)
  • MA (Gender Studies, CUHK)
  • PhD (Orthopaedics and Traumatology, CUHK)

Professional Qualifications:
  • Level I Swimming Teacher, Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association
  • Examination Leader, The Hong Kong Life Saving Association
  • Level I Shuttlecock Coach, Hong Kong Shuttlecock Association

 Areas of teaching:
  • Sport injuries
  • Sport management
  • Health promotion
  • Curriculum planning and pedagogy in sports science

Research interests:
  • Sport biomechanics
  • Sport injuries
  • Mechanisms of motor development and motor learning
  • Gait analysis

Professor Andrew G. CRESSWELL

Status and Qualification:
Head of School
School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
The University of Queensland, Australia

Appointment Period:
1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022

Prof Richard Irving TINNING

(Emeritus Professor of Pedagogy)
Status and Qualification:
Professor of Pedagogy & Physical Education, School of Human Movement Studies,
University of Queensland, Australia
And
Professor of Physical Education, School of Curriculum & Pedagogy, Faculty of Education, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Appointment Period:
1 November 2021 to 31 October 2023

Prof Thomas WONG Kwok Shing

Status and Qualification:
RN, GRNC, Dip T (N Ed.), B Ed (Soc.), GD Instr. Uses Comp, MSc (IT), PhD, JP
President, Ginger Knowledge Transfer and Consultancy Limited
Kyorin Chair Professor, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine
Distinguished Professor, Guangzhou Medical University

Appointment Period:
1 June 2021 to 31 May 2023

Dr LI Chung

Status and Qualifications:
Justice of Peace of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Adjunct Professor, Department of Health and Physical Education
The Education University of Hong Kong
(since 2015)

Appointment Period:
1 October 2021 to 30 September 2023
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Prof Jeffrey WILKS

Status and Qualifications:
Psychologist (National Registration - Australia)
Health Psychologist (completing Specialist Registration)
Legal Practitioner (Admitted - New South Wales Supreme Court)

Appointment Period:
1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021
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Dr TSANG Fan Kwong

Status and Qualifications:
Specialist in Psychiatry in private practice

Appointment Period:
1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
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Ms Patricia CHING

Status and Qualifications:
Senior Nurse Adviser of Infection Control at Hong Kong Baptist Hospital

Appointment Period:
1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022

Dr CHOW Pui Yu Lina

Status and Qualifications:
PhD, MEd in Teacher Education
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Physical Education
The Education University of Hong Kong
(since 2015)

Appointment Period:
1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022

Dr CRUZ Alberto

Status and Qualifications:
Doctor of Education
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Physical Education
The Education University of Hong Kong
(since 2018)

Appointment Period:
1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022