Sports Nutrition and Physical Activity Research

RESEARCH OBJECTIVES
The Research Group of Sports Nutrition and Physical Activity and is a dynamic multi- disciplinary team of researchers devoted to learning, understanding, developing, and advancing in the areas of physical activity, sports nutrition and health sciences. Consistently high standards of research output have won it a strong international reputation. Over the past number of years, our group has been successful in attracting significant funding from the Research Grants Council and other organizations in Hong Kong. The research group played a leading role in organizing the 2018 International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) Annual Meeting in Hong Kong.


MEMBERS



Stephen Heung-Sang WONG Ph.D., FACSM
Professor and Department Chairman
Honorary Professor, University of Sydney
  • Sports Nutrition & Exercise Performance
  • Physical Activity & Sedentary Behavior



John O'REILLY Ph.D., CSCS
Lecturer
  • Applied Physiology of Sport Science
  • Hydration & Sport Nutrition



Daniel Chi-Wo LEE
Lecturer
  • Compression Garment & Recovery Efficacy
  • Hemodynamics during Exercise & Recovery
Peer Reviewed Articles:
JSMS, 2018
J Clin Monit, 2016



Eric Tsz-Chun POON CSCS, EPC
Ph.D. Student (Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellow)
  • High Intensity Interval Training & Health Benefits
Peer Reviewed Articles:
Nutrients, 2018
JSMS, 2018
IJSNEM, 2018



Yancy SHI
Ph.D. Student
  • 24-hour Health Behavior of Children
Peer Reviewed Articles:
Pediatr Exerc Sci, 2019



Waris WONGPIPIT
Ph.D. Student (Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellow)
  • Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior & Metabolism



Chen ZHENG
Ph.D. Student
  • Screen-based Sedentary Behavior & Metabolic Health



Xiaoyuan ZHANG
Ph.D. Student
  • Physical Activity & Metabolic Health

Affiliated Members
Dr. Ajmol ALI – Massey University
Dr. Wendy HUANG –Hong Kong Baptist University
Dr. Bob SUN – The Education University of Hong Kong
Dr. Sinead SHERIDAN – The Chinese University of Hong Kong


RESEARCH AREAS

Sports Nutrition and Exercise Performance
  • Applied Physiology of Sports Science
  • High Intensity Interval Training & Health Benefits
  • Compression Garment & Systemic Hemodynamics

Physical Activity and Health
  • Children’s PA & Sedentary Behaviors
  • Prolonged Sitting & Metabolic Health
  • Promotion of Active Lifestyle

STRATEGIC PARTNERS
  • Beijing Sport University, China
  • SUN Yat-Sen University, China
  • Deakin University, Australia
  • The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Waseda University, Japan

RESEARCH FUNDING BODIES
  • General Research Fund (GRF), Research Grants Council (RGC)
  • Health & Medical Research Fund (HMRF), Food & Health Bureau
  • Group Research Scheme, CUHK
  • Knowledge Transfer Project Fund, CUHK
  • Tin Ka Ping Foundation

RESEARCH PROJECTS
  • Active Healthy Kids Hong Kong Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth
  • Compensating for Insufficient Weekday Physical Activity and Sleep on Weekends: Associations with Obesity Risk in AdolescentsLower-body Compression on Systemic Hemodynamics during Recovery and the Subsequent Exercise Performance
  • High Intensity Interval Training on Cardio-metabolic and Psycho-perceptual Responses in Insufficiently Active Males
  • Interruptions of Prolonged Sitting and Postprandial Metabolism in Young Males
  • Screen-based Sedentary Behavior and Cardio-metabolic Health: the Role of Endothelial Dysfunction