Department of Sports Science and Physical Education

Faculty of Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr John O'REILLY

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Position:
Lecturer
Address:
G01C, Kwok Sports Building,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Shatin, N.T., HONG KONG
Telephone:
(852) 3943 3960
Email:

EDUCATION 
PhD (Exercise Physiology) 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) 
RGC Hong Kong PhD Fellow
2014 
 
M.Sc. (Exercise Science) 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2010
 
B.Sc. (Sports Science and Health)
Dublin City University, Ireland
2006
 
B.A. (Accounting)
Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland
2002


RESEARCH INTEREST
  •    Nutritional and metabolic aspects of exercise
  •    Applied physiology of soccer
  •    Fluid replacement and exercise performance
  •    Physical activity and health promotion
  •    Development of E-Learning Strategies

PUBLICATIONS: PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES
  • Wang J., Zhu Y., Jing J., Chen Y.J., Mai J., Wong H.S.S., O'Reilly J., Ma L. (2015) Relationship of BMI to the incidence of hypertension: a 4 years’ cohort study among children in Guangzhou, 2007-2011. BMC Public Health. 15:782 [PDF]
  • O'Reilly J., Cheng, H.L., “New insights in horse-racing; elevated fracture risk, “in-race” heart rate data, hydration, nutritional and lifestyle analysis of elite professional jockeys” (under review)
  • O'Reilly J.,  Luo C. & Wong S.H., Dehydration: Reviewing the concerns for young athletes. Sports Medicine (under review)
  • Lee D.C.W., O'Reilly J., Sun F, Li L., So R.C.H. & Wong, S.H. The Effects of Wearing Compression Garments before a Cycle-Run Performance Test. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance (under review)
  • O'Reilly J., Sun F. & Wong S.H. Effect of carbohydrate beverage on soccer skill performance after sport-specific training. Journal of Exercise Science and Fitness. 2013; 11: 95-101 [PDF]
  • Sun F., O'Reilly J., Li L. & Wong S.H. Effect of the Glycemic Index of Pre-exercise Snack Bars on Substrate Utilization during Subsequent Exercise. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 2013; 64(8): 1001–1006 [PDF]
  • O'Reilly, J. & Wong, S.H. The Development of Aerobic- and Skill-Assessment in Soccer. Sports Medicine 2012; 42(12): 1029 – 1040. [ PDF ]
  • Wong, H.S.S. & O'Reilly, J. "Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load: Their Application in Health & Fitness" ACSM Journal of Health & Fitness. 2010; 14(6): 18-23. [ PDF ]
  • O'Reilly, J., Wong, S.H. and Chen, Y.J. Glycemic Index, glycemic load and exercise performance. Sports Medicine 2010; 40(1): 27-39. [ PDF ]

PUBLICATIONS: BOOK CHAPTERS
  • Wong, S.H. and O'Reilly, J. (2008). "Fluid Replacement and Hyponatremia for Athletes". In Marathon in Hong Kong: Challenges and Health. B. Fong and J Wai(ed):The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, pp 193-208. 

PUBLICATIONS: CURRICULUM DOCUMENTS
  • Prepared for the Hong Kong Education Bureau (2008). New Senior Secondary Physical Education Curriculum (Secondary 4-6). Hong Kong Government Logistics Department. 

CONFERENCE/SYMPOSIUM PRESENTATION
  • O’Reilly J., Wong H.S.S. “The Effect of Short-term Fatigue on Subsequent Skill Performance of Elite U-19 Soccer Players”. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Volume 47:5 Supplement. 62nd ACSM Annual Meeting, May 26 – 31, 2015, San Diego, CA (Poster presentation).
  • Lee, C.W.L, O’Reilly J., Wong H.S.S. “Effect of an electrolyte beverage on blood hydration markers following 45 minutes of high-intensity exercise”. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Volume 47:5 Supplement. 62nd ACSM Annual Meeting, May 26 – 31, 2015, San Diego, CA (Poster presentation).
  • O’Reilly J., “Methods to Improve the Health and Welfare of Jockeys”. 2014 Asian Young Guns Challenge Skills Development Workshop, South African Jockey Academy, July 30 – 31, 2014, Durban, South Africa (Invited oral presentation).
  • O’Reilly J., Wong H.S.S. “Effect of a Repeated Sprint Test on Subsequent Skill Performance in Elite Female Soccer Players”. 4th World Conference on Science and Soccer, June 5 – 7, 2014, Portland, OR (oral presentation).
  • O’Reilly J., Lovell R. & Wong S.H., “The effect of different beverage sodium concentrations on skill and sprinting performance in soccer players”. Annual Meeting of American College of Sports Medicine, May 27 – 31, 2014, Orlando, FL (poster presentation).
  • O’Reilly J., & Wong H.S.S. “The Health and Welfare of Hong Kong Jockeys”. Asian Racing Conference, Hong Kong, China. May 5th, 2013 (Invited oral presentation).
  • O’Reilly J, Lovell R & Wong SH "The effect of different beverage sodium concentrations on skill and sprinting performance in soccer players" The 4th HKASMSS Student Conference on Sport Medicine, Rehabilitation and Exercise Science, Nov 30th, 2013. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. (Oral presentation).
  • O’Reilly J. & Wong SH Aerobic Fitness, The Physiology of Hong Kong Jockeys. International Conference for the Health, Safety and Welfare of Jockeys, Monmouth New Jersey, September 14th, 2013 (Invited oral presentation).
  • Wong SH & O’Reilly J. Aerobic Fitness, Bone Health, Hydration Status and Work Intensity of Professional Hong Kong Jockeys. British Journal of Sports Medicine,Special edition (in press) Abstracts from the International Sports Science and Sports Medicine Conference, Newcastle, England, August 21 – 23, 2013 (Poster presentation).
  • O’Reilly J, Wong SH & Sun F. The Influence of Additional Sodium in a Beverage on Repeated Sprint Ability in Professional Soccer Players. 8th European College of Sports Science Congress, June 26 – 29, 2013 Barcelona, Spain (mini-oral presentation).
  • Sun, F., Li, L., O’Reilly, J., Wong, SH. Effect of Carbohydrate-electrolyte-protein Solution on Hydration. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 2013, 23, S1- S15. (Special Issue) Abstracts from the International Sports and Exercise Nutrition Conference, Newcastle, England, December 13 – 15, 2012.
  • O’Reilly J, Wong SH. & Sun F Hydration Status, Perceived Thirst and RPE of South-East Asian Soccer Players during Consecutive Days Training . Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Volume 44:5 Supplement. 59th ACSM Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA., May 29 - June 2, 2012. (Poster presentation).
  • O’Reilly J, Sun F, & Wong SH Electrolyte Loss, Hydration Status and Sweat Rate of South-East Asian Soccer Players during Consecutive Days Training. 3rd World Conference on Science and Soccer, Ghent, Belgium, May 14 – 16, 2012. (Poster presentation).
  • O’Reilly J, Sun F, & Wong SH Effects of Soccer Training on Physiological and Skill Parameters when Ingesting Water or Carbohydrate Drink. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Volume 43:5 Supplement. 58th Annual American College of Sports Medicine Meeting. May 31st -- Jun 4th, 2011, Denver, CO. (Poster presentation).
  • O’Reilly J, Chen Y, & Wong SH Effects of 60 minutes of soccer-specific training on hydration status, core temperature and soccer skill performance in adults when ingesting either water or carbohydrate drink" The 3rd HKASMSS Student Conference on Sport Medicine, Rehabilitation and Exercise Science, Jun 19th, 2010. The Chinese University of Hong Kong. (Poster presentation).
  • O’Reilly J, Chen Y, Chiu TW & Wong SH Validation of Various Anaerobic Threshold Determination Methods Relating to Maximal Lactate Steady State in Rowing. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Volume 42:5 Supplement. 57th Annual American College of Sports MedicineMeeting. Jun 2-5, 2010, Baltimore, MD. (Poster presentation).

COURSES TAUGHT
Undergraduate program
  • SPED 3550: Physiology of Human Performance
  • SPED 2540: Introduction to Exercise Physiology
  • SPED 3630: Introduction to Research Methods
  • SPED 2122: Fitness Training for Health and Sports Performance
  • SPED 2011: Teaching Basketball: Theory and Practice
Postgraduate program
  • EXSC 6201: Exercise: Physiological Benefits, Limits and Adaptation

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American College of Sports Medicine 
Since 2008 
 
European College of Sports Science 
Since 2013 
 
Hong Kong Nutrition Association 
Since 2014 

AWARDS
Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 
Research Grants Council of Hong Kong 
2010 – 2014 
 
Postgraduate Research Output Award 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong 
2014 
 
Academic Conference Scholarship 
Hong Kong Nutrition Association 
2014