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QUALIFICATIONS

2020

MSc: Data Science, The University of Sunderland, UK

2010

MSc: Exercise Science in Strength & Conditioning, Edith Cowan University, Aus

2002       

BSc (Hons): Physiotherapy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK

2013-Present

Level 2 Strength & Conditioning Coach, ASCA

2019

Anatomy Train in Motion

2017

BioMechanics Method Corrective Exercise Specialist, ACE

2014              

Sports Taping Certificate

2014                 

Level 1 Sports Trainer Certificate

2014

Level 1 Sports Physiotherapy Certificate

2014

On-Field Sports Physio Course Certificate

2013-2015

Advanced Certificate – Immediate Care in Sport (ICIS)

2013-2015

Registered Exercise Professional, REPNZ

2012

Level II, Grade B Certificate in Putonghua Proficiency Test

2008

Pilates Matwork Instructor (AASFP-BASI)

2007

Performance Enhancement Specialist, NASM

2005

Nutrition and Weight Management Certificate, Asian Academy for Sports and Fitness Professionals

2002

Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), NASM

EMPLOYMENT

2012 – Present

Lecturer, Faculty of Management and Hospitality, THEi

2011 – 2012

Project Officer, Vocational Training Council

2010 – 2011

Senior Program Officer and Master Trainer, Asian Academy for Sports and Fitness Professionals

2008 – 2010

Deputy Senior Program Officer and Master Trainer, Asian Academy for Sports and Fitness Professionals

2005 – 2008

Program Officer and Master Trainer, Asian Academy for Sports and Fitness Professionals

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

2007 – 2010

Featured Article Writer, Esquire Magazine

2008 – 2010

Featured Article Writer, Fitness & Beauty Magazine (China)

2008 – 2009

Featured Article Writer, Recruit Magazine

2011 – 2012

Physiotherapist and Strength & Conditioning Consultant, Sham Shui Po Football Club, Hong Kong

2012 – Present

Honorary Advisor, Asian Academy for Sports and Fitness Professionals

2012 – 2018

External Examiner of Hong Kong Institute of Technology (HKIT)

2013 – 2017

Event Medical Service team member

2013 – Present

VTC 27 Magazine Feature Column Writer

2014 – Present

Education Officer, Sports & Exercise Specialty Group of Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association (HKPA-SESG)

2014 – 2015

Team Physiotherapist, Hong Kong Rugby Women’s National XV Squad

2015

Gold Medalist of 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Unified Golf

2015

Medical and Recovery Support in Asia Rugby Olympic Sevens Qualifier in Hong Kong

2014 – 2018

Team Physiotherapist, Tin Shui Wai Pandas Rugby Football Club

2015 – 2016

Mentorship of Master student in Health Education and Promotion

2016

Hong Kong Team Physiotherapist, World Orienteering Championship

2016

Hong Kong Team Physiotherapist, Asian Orienteering Championship

2016 – 2019

Team Physiotherapist, KMB Yuen Long Football Club

2017 – Present

Strength and Conditioning Consultant for HK Elite Team, Orienteering Association of Hong Kong

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Biomechanics and Kinesiology
  • Health and Fitness Exercise
  • Data Science and Machine Learning

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Ho IMK*, Cheong KY, Weldon A. (2021). Predicting Student Satisfaction of Emergency Remote Learning in Higher Education during COVID-19 using Machine Learning Techniques. PLOs ONE, (IF: 2.740)
  • Fang H & Ho IMK*. (2020). Intraday reliability, sensitivity and minimum detectable change of National Physical Fitness Measurement for Preschool Children in China. PLOs ONE (IF: 2.740)
  • Ho IMK*, Ng LPC, Lee KOL, & Luk TCJ. (2020). Effects of knee flexion angles in supine bridge exercise on trunk and pelvic muscle activity. Research in Sports Medicine, 1–14. doi:10.1080/15438627.2020.1777552  IF: 2.554)
  • Ho IMK*, Wong DP, Luk JTC, Ngo KL. (2019). Effects of different intra-set rest durations on lifting performance and self-perceived exertion during bench press exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.  DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003101  (IF: 2.34)
  • Lam YET, Wong KTK, Ho IMK*. (2015). Rehabilitation Following Fibro Adenoma Removal Surgery for a Female Junior Elite Basketball Player with Sacroiliac and Lumbo pelvic Dysfunction: A Case Report. Ann Sports Med Res 2(2): 1019.
  • HO IMK* (2013). A brief review of fitness clubs, personal trainers and fitness education providers in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Recreation Review, 25, 30-38.
  • 何文杰* (2010) 。体适能教练独门秘籍: 101 招教你摆脱白领职业病 (北京体育大学出版)

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • HO IMK*, WU HC, WELDON A, YONG JTH, & LAM, CTT. (2020). A Novel Research Method Using Artificial Intelligence in Sport Science: Using Machine Learning to Predict Changes in Countermovement Jump Performance Before and After Training as Super Meta-Analysis. European Congress of Sports Science (to be completed in Oct, 2020).
  • Ho IMK*, Ho AHY. (2019). Data analytics and machine learning for Oxfam Trailwalkers: Who is more likely to complete the event after received physiotherapy treatment?. The Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association Conference 2019, Hong Kong.
  • Ho IMK*. (2019). Comparisons of employment and working conditions between male and female data scientists: a retrospective analysis on Kaggle Machine Learning & Data Science Survey 2017. International Conference on Applied Education, Technology and Innovation (THEi AETI 2019), Hong Kong.
  • Ho IMK*, Chan SKY, Lam KHP, Tong GMW, Yeung NCY, Luk JTC. (2018). Effects of applying low-dye taping in performing double-leg squat on electromyographic activity for collegiate basketball players with excessive foot pronation. The 20th International Conference on Kinesiology and Exercise, Osaka, Japan.
  • Ho IMK*, Li AY, Luk JTC. (2018). Vastus medialis oblique and vastus lateralis activity during double-leg squat on flat or declined surface with different movement velocities. Poster presented at The Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association 55th Anniversary Conference, Hong Kong.
  • Yeung NCY, Ho IMK, Chan SKY, Lam KHP, Tong GMW, Luk JTC. (2018). Comparisons of drop jump and countermovement jump performance for male basketball players with and without low-dye taping application. The 20th International Conference on Kinesiology and Exercise, Osaka, Japan.
  • Lam KFC, Ho IMK, Luk JTC. (2017). Acute Effect of Dynamic Stretching and retained Cupping on Hamstring Flexibility, Contractile Properties and Sprinting Performance. Paper presented at the 8th Asia Conference on Kinesiology, Korea.
  • Wong JYT, Ho IMK, Luk JTC. (2017). Analysis of trunk and pelvic muscle activity in supine bridge exercise with increased hip abduction and knee flexion. Paper presented at the 8th Asia Conference on Kinesiology, Korea.
  • Ho IMK*, Chan WW, Luk JTC. (2017). Effects of knee flexion angles in supine bridge exercise on trunk and pelvic muscle activity.  Paper will be presented at the 8th Asia Conference on Kinesiology, Korea in December of 2017
  • Wong DP, Ho IMK, Luk JTC, Ngo JK. (2017). Higher lifting successful rate when using intra-set rest during bench press exercise. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science, Essen, Germany.
  • Lee KO, Ho IMK, Luk JTC. (2017). Comparison of surface EMG activity of the superior and inferior portion of gluteus maximus and gluteus medius on the shoulder bridge exercises with and without hip abduction and elastic band. Paper presented at the 8th Asia Conference on Kinesiology, Korea.
  • Ho, IMK, Chan ASL, Luk JTC. (2017). Effects of modifying the angle of hip rotation by stance position in shoulder bridge exercise on electromyographic activity of selected hip and trunk muscles. Paper presented at the 8th Asia Conference on Kinesiology, Korea.
  • Ho IMK*, Ho AHY, Chan WKW, Poon PYH. (2017). Epidemiology of injuries and on-field physiotherapy services in Hong Kong Oxfam Trailwalker: a retrospective report. Poster presented at the 1st Conference of Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association, Hong Kong.
  • Ho IMK*, Ho AHY, Chan WKW, Poon PYH. (2017). Epidemiology of injuries and on-field physiotherapy services in Hong Kong Oxfam Trailwalker: 2014 to 2016. Poster presented at the 1st Conference of Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association, Hong Kong.
  • Ng CLP, Ho IMK, Luk JTC. (2017). Effects of stance modification and gluteal squeeze in shoulder bridge exercise with 30 degrees hip abduction on trunk and hip muscle activity. Paper will be presented at the 8th Asia Conference on Kinesiology, Korea in December of 2017

ACADEMIC SERVICES

  • 2014, Reviewer, Biology of Sport (IF: 0.42)
  • 2014, Reviewer, Journal of Sports Science & Medicine (IF: 0.95)
  • 2015, Reviewer, Journal of Sports Sciences: Science and Medicine in Football (IF: 2.1)
  • 2019, Reviewer, Journal of Sports Sciences: Science and Medicine in Football (IF: 2.7)