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An international collaboration project that involving 8 Asian countries / regions, headed by Prof. Stanley Hui, was successfully conducted from 2012-2014. The title of the project was “The Asia-Fit study: Cross-cultural Comparison on Physical Fitness, Physical Activity and Obesity of Youth among Major Cities in Southeast Asia”. Participating countries / regions included Hong Kong, Taiwan (Taipei), Japan (Tokyo), Korea (Seoul), Malaysia (KL),Thailand (Bangkok), Singapore, China (Shanghai). Two Asia-fit Research Symposiums were organized in 2012 and 2013. Such international collaborations is still undergoing and will be maintained in future projects. Scientists that participated in this international project are listed below.

Title, Name Role (PI, Co-PI, Collaborator) Department, Faculty/RIC University/ Institution
Prof. Stanley Sai-chuen HUI Principal Investigator Department of Sports Science and Physical Education The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prof. Govindasamy BALASEKARAN Collaborator Physical Education & Sports Science, National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. Jong Kook SONG Collaborator Graduate School of Physical Education, Dept. Taekwondo Kyung Hee University, Korea
Prof. Soo Yeon PARK Collaborator College of Sports Science Yong In University, Korea
Prof. Hisashi NAITO Collaborator Graduate School of Health and Sports Science Juntendo University, Japan
Prof. Koya SUZUKI Collaborator Department of Human Science Tohoku Gakuin University, Japan
Prof. Yiing Mei LIOU Collaborator Institute of Clinical and Community Health Nursing, Laboratory of Physical Activity & Obesity Prevention National Yang- Ming University, Taiwan
Prof. LU Dajiang Collaborator School of Kinesiology Shanghai University of Sport
Prof. POH Bee Koon Collaborator Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Prof. Kallaya Kijboonchoo Collaborator Institute of Nutrition Mahidol University, Thailand