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QUALIFICATIONS

1997

BA (Hons) in Physical Education and Recreation Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

2003

MS in Recreation, San Jose State University, USA

2013

PhD in Physical Education, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

1998-2015

American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM) Certified Health Fitness Specialist

2002-2005

Aerobics Instructor Certificate of the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)

2007-2014

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

EMPLOYMENT

1997-1999

Program Officer (Wellness), YMCA of Hong Kong

1999-2000

Fitness and Wellness Manager, YMCA of Hong Kong

2003-2005

Total Health Director (Aquatics and Fitness), Northwest YMCA Cupertino, CA, USA

2005-2006

Manager, Optimum Performance Studio, HK

2006-2013

Lecturer II, Hong Kong Baptist University

2013-2017

Lecturer I, Course Coordinator of BSocSc (Hons) in Sport and Recreation Leadership program, Director of the CIE Wellness Promotion Center, Hong Kong Baptist University

2017 - present

Assistant Professor, BSocSc (Hon) in Sports and Recreation Management, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

AWARDS

1992

Hong Kong Women 4x400m Junior Record, Hong Kong Amateur Athletics Association

1992

Omega Rose Bowl Inter-school Best Athlete of the Year Award (Girl), Hong Kong Schools Sports Association

1993

Hong Kong Women 400m-Hurdles Record, Hong Kong Amateur Athletics Association

1993-1995

Elite Athlete Scholarship (Track and Field), Hong Kong Sports Institute

1995

Best Sport Woman Award, The University Sports Federation of Hong Kong

ACADEMIC SERVICE

2015-16

Reviewer, The Physical Educator

2016

Reviewer, Journal of Exercise Sciences and Fitness

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

2013-present

The International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA)

2013-2015

American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM)

2014-2015

Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Adapted Physical Activities
  • Motor Learning and Assessment
  • Health Fitness for Special Population

PUBLICATIONS

  • Choi, P. H. N., & Cheung, S. Y. (2016). Effects of an eight-week structured physical activity program on psychosocial behaviours of children with Intellectual Disabilities. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 33, 1-14. doi: 10.1123/APAQ.2014-023
  • Chow, B., Huang, W., Choi, P. H. N., & Pan, C. (2016). Design and methods of a multi-component physical activity program for adults with intellectual disabilities living in group homes. Journal of Exercise Science & Fitness, 14, 35-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.jesf.2016.06.002
  • Cheung, S.Y., Yue, K., Kwong, T., Lau, P., Ng, A., Lo, Y., Yung, K., Chu, C., Siu, N., Choi, P. H. N., & Ng, M. (2016). Using a community of practice to enhance undergraduate students’ graduate attributes through problem-based learning. Learning Communities Journal 8(2), 71-91.
  • 蔡曉嵐, 彭秀蓮, 林芷淇, 黃洦強 (2016)。智障人士參與社交康樂活動及「康盛人生」狀況調查報告書。香港:樂智協會
  • Choi, P. H. N., & Cheung, S. Y. (2015). Effects of an afterschool program on students with intellectual disabilities. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 86:sup2, A-i-A-154, doi:10.1080/02701367. 2015.1075340
  • 蔡曉嵐:《簡易活動對智障人士的益處》,載頤匡智障人士老齢化先導計劃工作小組編:《頤匡智障人士老齢化先導計劃個案彙編》(香港:明愛康復服務,2010),頁34-36。
  • Choi, P. H. N. (2008). Effects of a structured soccer training program on motor development in students with intellectual disability: An exploratory study. Proceeding of the 2nd  Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine and Sports Science (HKASMSS) Student Conference on Sports Medicine, Hong Kong Chinese University, pp.14-15.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Chow, B., Choi, P. H. N., Huang, W., & Pan, C. Y. (28-30 July, 2016). Design and methods of a controlled exercise intervention trial for adults with intellectual disabilities living in group homes. The 14th International Symposium of the Asian Society for Adapted Physical Education and Exercise. Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan City, Korea.
  • Choi, P. H. N., & Cheung, S. Y. (3-5 July, 2016). Enhance students’ graduate attributes and learning through service learning. 2016 International Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Nagoya Congress Center, Japan.
  • Cheung, S. Y., & Choi, P. H. N. (3-5 July, 2016). Perceptions regarding the implementation of E-portfolio for students in sport and recreation internship placements. 2016 International Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Nagoya Congress Center, Japan. 
  • Choi, P. H. N., & Cheung, S. Y. (17-21 March, 2015). Effects of an after-school program on students with intellectual disability. 2015 SHAPE America National Convention and Exposition, Seattle, USA.
  • Choi, P. H. N. (19-23 July, 2013). Effects of a structured physical activity program on motor performance and psychosocial behaviours of primary school students with intellectual disabilities. The 19th International Symposium of Adapted Physical Activity, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey. 
  • Fung, L.; Ip, H. W., & Choi, P. H. N. (5-6 August, 2010). Physical activities, sport, and recreation for people with disabilities. The 5th National Conference in Physical Education, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Choi, P. H. N. (1 November, 2008). Effects of a structured soccer training program on motor development in students with intellectual disability: An exploratory study. The 2nd Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine and Sports Science (HKASMSS) Student Conference on Sports Medicine, Hong Kong, China.
  • Lee, A., Choi, P. H. N., & Wong, A. (23-25 July, 2008). A comparison of coaching accreditation program between Hong Kong and the U.S.A. The 16th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Comparative Physical education and Sport, Macau, China. 
  • Choi, P. H. N. (5-8 July, 2002). Internet medicated social marketing strategies in public recreation agencies. 2002 California Parks & Recreation Society (CPRS), California & South Pacific Training Conference, L. A., USA.

 

RESEARCH/PROJECT GRANT OBTAINED

  • Provision of Consultancy Services for a Study on Sport for People with Disabilities in Hong Kong (2015-16) (PL: Prof. Frank Fu). Home Affair Bureau (HAB), HK, $1,396,850 (Team Member)
  • Study on Using Sports to Assist Drug Abusers to Abstain from Drug Use (2015-16) (PI: Prof. Cheung Siu Yin). Tung Wah Group of Hospitals CROSS Center. HK$114,689  (Co-Investigator)
  • Participation in Social and Recreational Activities as Correlates on Wellness of People with Intellectual Disabilities (2015). Lok Chi Association Limited, HK, HK$100,000.00  (Principal Investigator)
  • Multi-disciplinary Research Centre (MRC) (2015/16). (PL: Dr. Simon Wong). Institutional Development Scheme (IDS), Competitive Research Funding for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector, Research Grant Committee, HK. HK$6,000,000 (UGC/IDS23/15) (Team Member)
  • Enhancing students’ graduate attributes (GAs) through problem based learning and service learning in formal academic courses (2014-16) (PL: Prof. Cheung Siu Yin). HKBU Communities of Practice (CoPs) Grant, HK600,000 (Team Member) 
  • Professional development program on the adapted physical education (PE) curriculum under the new senior secondary (NSS) curriculum for students with intellectual disabilities (2010) (PL: Prof. Lena Fung). Education Bureau, HK, HK$395,600 (Team Member)
  • Impact of a structured physical activity program on psychosocial development of students with intellectual disability (2009-10). Special Olympics International, USA, US$5,000 (Principal Investigator)