List of officer

Advisory Board

Professor Kai-Ming Chan is the Chair Professor, Chief of Service at the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He also currently serves as the Director of The Hong Kong Jockey Club Sports Medicine and Health Sciences Centre, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Prof. Frank Fu was born in Hong Kong in 1949 and received his BA from Dartmouth College in 1971 and his Master and Doctorate degrees from Springfield College in 1973 and 1975. He has worked in the Ottawa YM-YWCA (1975-77), University of Ottawa (1977-78), Springfield College (1978-83), the Chinese University of Hong Kong (1983-1992) and Hong Kong Baptist University (1992-present). He has served as Secretary General of the Asian Region of ICHPER.SD, Director of International Centre at Springfield College, and President of the Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine and Sports Science. He is presently the Associate Vice President and Chair Professor and the Director of Dr. Stephen Hui Research Centre for Physical Recreation and Wellness at HKBU, President of the Society of Chinese Scholars on Exercise Physiology and Fitness, Supervisor of the J.C. Ti-I College, Supervisor of the HKBU Affiliated School cum Wong KM Primary and Secondary Schools, Chairman of Hong Kong Coach Education Committee, Chairman of Hong Kong Anti-Doping Committee, Chairman of the Elite Sports Committee, a member of the Mega Events Fund Board and Sports Commission, and an UGC QA Auditor. He was invited to join the Senior Professor Society of China in 2002 and was appointed Justice of Peace by the SAR Government of Hong Kong in 2004. In 2009, he was awarded the Medal of Honour by the SAR Government of Hong Kong. Professor Fu has published over 100 journal articles and has also published over 15 textbooks. He has travelled extensively and given lecturers and presentations all over the world including Europe, Asia, USA, Canada, Australia, Latin America, the Middle East and Mainland China. He is presently an International Fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology, a Fellow of the Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine and Sports Science, and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Recreation Management Association.

President

雷雄德博士畢業於美國麻省春田大學,考獲體育博士、理碩士及理學士學位。現職香港浸會大學體育學系副教授,兼任浸大許士芬博士體康研究中心副主 任,及亞洲體康學報編輯。研究領域包括運動科學測量 / 社會康樂及體育政策之研討 /港人身體活動/戶外運動等,曾撰寫六十多份學術文章及研究報告,並於國際學術會議上發表;社區服務方面,為多份報章撰寫「運動與健康」專欄及評論體育政策文章;為香港電台擔任嘉賓主持健康及體育節目。連續於2002-2009年度獲得香港教練培訓委員會優質教學獎。

Vice President

Prof. Gabriel Ng received a professional diploma in physiotherapy from the Hong Kong Polytechnic, masters of physiotherapy from the University of Queensland and doctor of philosophy (anatomy) from Monash University in Australia. He is currently chair professor and head of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at PolyU and is also adjunct professor at the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since joining PolyU, Prof. Ng has supervised more than 40 graduate students at the levels of masters, doctorate and post-doctoral fellows. He has published more than 200 articles in scientific journals and conference proceedings and has won research awards from major scientific meetings in Australia, United States, Hong Kong as well as the President’s Teaching Award from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prof. Ng sits on the editorial board of several international journals including the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy in Sport, Photomedicine and Laser Surgery, Hong Kong Physiotherapy Journal. Prof. Ng is best known for his work on the basic science of tendon and ligament repair with different physiotherapeutic modalities and Chinese herbal medication.

Dr. John Wong is currently the sports medicine consultant in the Hong Kong Sports Institute. Besides, he is also the Chairman of the Hong Kong Physical Fitness Association.

Hon. Secretary

Dr. Parco Siu is an Associate Professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He obtained his PhD in Exercise Physiology at West Virginia University School of Medicine followed by postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School. He is the Fellow of American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM), Fellow of European College of Sport Science (FECSS), and Fellow of Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine and sports Science (FHKASMSS). Dr. Siu’s research focuses on muscle and exercise physiology.

Hon. Treasurer

Dr. Raymond So is responsible in HKSI is to assess the physiological response of the local elite athletes during and after training, and then recommend training emphasis to the coaches. Regarding research interest, he is now working most in the following areas: local muscle monitoring under dynamic condition, exploring the effectiveness of physical recovery methods and hypoxic training.

Journal Editor

Prof. Stephen Wong obtained his Ph.D. degree in exercise physiology from Loughborough University. He is currently a professor in the Department of Sports Science and Physical Education of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He also serves as Associate Dean (Research) of the Faculty of Education and Associate Head of the United College at CUHK. Professor Wong is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Council Member of the Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine and Sports Science (HKASMSS). Professor Wong’s research interests involve exercise metabolism, sports nutrition, physical activity and health.

Immediate Past President

Dr. Gary Y.K. Mak graduated in the University of Hong Kong in 1982. He received his medical training in the Department of Medicine, Chinese university of Hong Kong and completed his Interventional and Nuclear Cardiology training in the University of Toronto. In 1989, he returned to CUHK to continue his clinical and teaching duties until 1993 when he starts his private practice. He is currently the Director of the Pro-Cardio Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Center. He is also the Consultant cardiologist of Sir Run Run Shaw Heart & Diagnostic Center, St. Teresa’s Hospital, Consultant Cardiologist & former Director of Cardiac Catheterization Lab. in Hong Kong Baptist Hospital. He has continued interest in Sports Medicine and is the Consultant Cardiologist (Honorary) of the Hong Kong Sports Institute for over ten years and council member of the HK Association of Sports Medicine and Sports Science. He is also part-time lecturer in CUHK, HKU and HK Polytechnic University on cardiology and sports medicine. His current research interests include cardiovascular response to endurance exercise, CV injuries in Marathon runners, Pre-Participation CV Evaluation and exercise related sudden death, Coronary CT Angiography, atherothrombosis, metabolic syndrome, hypertension and lipid disorders.

Council Member

Dr. Joseph J. H. T. Chang graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his Orthopaedic training from the Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Prince of Wales Hospital, and obtained his Fellowship in Orthopaedics & Traumatology in 2011. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Chang further subspecializes in the field of Sports Medicine. He is currently the Medical Consultant of the Hong Kong Sports Institute, and he also served as Honorary Medical Consultant for various local sports teams and association.

Miss Sylvia Lam graduated from the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney in year 2000. She has been practicing in Hong Kong in the past 12 years and her areas of expertise include diabetes, weight management, cardiac rehabilitation, and diet management for people with metabolic syndrome such as hyperlipidemia and hypertension. Currently, she is a private practice dietitian in Pro -Cardio Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Centre in Hong Kong. She is an honorary lecturer in nutrition courses a many recognized institutions in Hong Kong. In addition, she regularly provides nutrition education and advices to the general public through multiple media channels such as newspaper articles, and television and radio programs. She has been the Chairperson of HKDA since 2007 and has recently taken up the position of the Chairperson of the Hong Kong Dietitians Statutory Registration Taskforce. Her other work includes publishing around 10 nutrition recipe books focusing on dietetic management of diabetes, cholesterol lowering diet strategies, weight management, low calorie diet, vegetarian diet and more.

Dr. Jonathan Wai has been the Commission member of the Association since 2008. He has extensive experience in providing medical supports for various sports games and major sports events. In particular for the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, he is currently the leading medical coordinator of this event. He has worked as team physician for the Hong Kong Team in many national games. He has full passion in the community education on health promotion and sports participation through his lectures and chapters in the books.

Dr. Kenneth Wu qualified in the UK and is an Emergency Physician in Hong Kong. He chairs the Sports Medicine Subcommittee of the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine. He organizes courses for pitch-side medical support and actively supports key sports events in Hong Kong such as the Rugby 7s, Bledisloe Cup, Equestrian Olympic Games and the East Asian Games.

Dr. Simon Yeung is an associate professor and award coordinator of MSc Sports Physiotherapy in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is keen in the advancement of sports physiotherapy practice through teaching, research and service.

Dr. Kam-Ming Mok is currently a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests are Sport Injury Biomechanics and Motion Analysis, especially focusing on the ACL injury risk screening. Dr. Mok published over 20 articles in peer-reviewed international journals, and contributed to 4 book chapters. He is currently an executive member of the IEEE-EMBS Hong Kong & Macau Chapter. In addition, he is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) accredited by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Commission Member

Ms. Karly Chan gained her bachelor degree in food and nutritional sciences, and her master degree in exercise physiology. She is currently a Lecturer at the Division of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Community College, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is an ACSM certified Health Fitness Specialist and appointed lecturer of Physical Fitness Association of Hong Kong, China. Her research interests include nutritional supplement and soft tissue repair.

Mr. Man Chung gained his Master Degree in Health Care (Physiotherapy) from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is currently the Senior Physiotherapist of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and specializes in sports rehabilitation and disabled sports medicine. He is also the executive committee members cum team physiotherapist of the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee. Internationally, Man has been appointed as Senior International Classifier for wheelchair fencing since 2000. With his expertise in wheelchair fencing and disabled sports medicine, he is pursuing his PhD study in the area of wheelchair fencing injury epidemiology and biomechanical analysis.

Dr. Leung is a Specialist in Cardiology and is currently working as the Medical Director at Qualigenics Heart Centre. He is a Council Member of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology. Dr. Leung is a keen athlete, having won the Citibank Athletic Award for Best Sportsman in 1991, when he represented Hong Kong at tennis in the World Student Games in Sheffield, UK. In addition, he won the Sportsman of the Year Award of the Hong Kong Medical Association (HKMA) in 2001. He continues to serve as Depute Captain of the HKMA tennis team.

Mr. Kenneth Liang is the Health and Fitness Officer at the University of Hong Kong and is now developing an exercise programme for people with chronic diseases. Kenneth gained his bachelor degree in Physical Education, majoring in coaching and training and conditioning at the University of Alberta, Canada, and his master degree in Sport Medicine and Health Science at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Kenneth has involved in athletics coaching and conditioning areas for more than two decades. His interests include exercise prescription in special populations and conditioning methodologies.

Dr. Willis Kwok is an Associate Consultant in Accident and Emergency Department of Yan Chai Hospital, and Senior Air Medical Officer (auxiliary) in Government Flying Service. He is a member of Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK) with keen interest in injury prevention and prehospital management of sport incidents. He is an honorary lecturer of MSc/PgDip in Sports Medicine and Health Science, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Federation of Medical Societies of Hong Kong. He has involved as event and team physician of various sport events, including Olympic Equestrian Event 2008, Hong Kong Open Badminton Championship, Manchester United Premier Cup World Finals, Hong Kong Sevens, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union tournaments and Oxfam Trailwalker. Besides, he has particular interest in scuba diving, and is now medical consultant of Hong Kong Underwater Association and Hong Kong Diving Instructors Association.

Dr. Wong is practising private neurologist. He developed his interest in sports medicine through the many interactions with orthopaedic colleagues as early as his training in 1990s in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, both by clinical assessment and electrodiagnostic evaluation of patients injured in sports or accidents. Before he left the public service, he has even briefly participated in intraoperative monitoring of restorative surgeries of trauma patients in North District Hospital and Prince of Wales Hospital. He is still working closely with orthopaedic/sports medicine specialists in this field in the private sector now.

Miss Vivian Lee is responsible the day-to-day operations of the ActionHouse Hong Kong office as well as business development and project management in Hong Kong and China. Vivian is an Asian Games Silver Medalist in Swimming. She was one of the torch bearers in HK for the Beijing Olympics 2008. She started her career in 1999 at the Octagon, an international sports event and PR consultant agent, for four years. She gained extensive event management and public relations consultancy skills over there. She has managed over 300 international and local events and press functions. Vivian also worked for an International Communications Consultancy (Fleishman-Hillard) in 2003 for two years where she was responsible for strategic public relations consultancy, day-to-day client contact and implementing marketing campaigns on behalf of both international and local Hong Kong corporations.

Miss Priscilla Poon is the Cluster Co-ordinator in NTWC (Physiotherapy)/ Department Manager (Physiotherapy) of Tuen Mun Hospital. She has been the President of the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association since 2009. She attained her post-graduate training in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and spinal manipulation and functional capacity evaluation. She has various poster and oral presentations on sports injury, fracture rehabilitation, functional evaluation for post-surgical back pain patients and management model for patients suffering from low back pain. In addition, she has recently adopted the state-of-the-art treatment strategies of early screening of patients with significant psychosocial factors and application of Cognitive Behavioural-based Approach in subsequent management for those with significant psychosocial yellow-flags. Furthermore, she has collaborated with the orthopaedic surgeons to improve the pre- & post-operative rehabilitative care for patients with spinal surgeries.

Prof. Patrick Yung is currently a Professor in Orthopedics and Traumatology, CUHK with special interest and expertise in the field of Orthopaedics Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery. He has given more than a hundred of lectures & presentations in learned international and local academic conference, being the course directors and faculty speakers in reputed international & regional educational courses, and has published numerous papers in index international journals in the field of Orthopedics surgery, arthroscopy & sports medicine.

Mr. Charles Chu is an Honorary Professional Consultant of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He has also been teaching, on a part-time basis, in CUHK and the Hong Kong University School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE). He worked in the 2009 East Asian Games (Hong Kong) Limited as the Head of Competition. Prior to this appointment, he had held various positions in the field of recreation and sports in the HKSAR Government. His last posting with HKSAR Government was the Chief Leisure Manager (Sport Policy Review). Charles received his Master of Science in Sport Sociology and Sport Management from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom.

Prof. Cindy Sit is Associate Professor at the Department of Sports Science and Physical Education, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research areas are investigations of physical activity levels and participation motivation of children and youths with and without disabilities. Prof. Sit is currently Vice-President of the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA) and the Asian Society of Adapted Physical Education and Exercise (ASAPE). She is a Fellow of IFAPA and registered social worker in Hong Kong.

Dr. Clare Yu is currently an Assistant Professor of the Department of Health and Physical Education at the Education University of Hong Kong. Her main area of research involves childhood obesity, paediatric exercise science and the promotion of healthy life style in general population. She is interested in conducting systematic long-term activity interventions for obese children and those with related co-morbidities, and is particularly interested in the assessment and promotion of cardiopulmonary and muscular fitness in the general public, including childhood cancer survivors and children with autism spectrum disorders.

Mr. Hardaway Chan is now the strength and conditioning coach in Hong Kong Sports Institute and the part-time lecturer in Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. As a strength and conditioning specialist with sports medicine background, his expertise area is to implement injury prevention and performance enhancement training with athlete. Coach education and exploring new knowledge on injury prevention and performance enhancement are also his interests. He was the strength and conditioning coach in a couple of professional football teams (Tai Po Football Club, Kitchee Football Club) and he is currently the strength and conditioning coach of Rugby Women Hong Kong team. He is determined to contribute to the sports medicine and sports science development in Hong Kong.

Miss Kate Yung is a physiotherapist and a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Graduated with a MSc Sports Medicine and Health Science, she has extensive experience in sports rehabilitation and return to sports. She is now working as a part-time lecturer at Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and as a physiotherapist in Hong Kong Sports Institute. With a passion in sports medicine, she enjoys working with various Hong Kong teams and put great emphasis on injury prevention and performance enhancement.

Dr. Justin Lee gained his bachelor degree in sports coaching and exercise science at the University of Canberra (Australia) and his master (in exercise science) and doctoral degree (in orthopaedics and traumatology) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Justin is currently working as a Lecturer at the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK. His research interests include hamstring strain injury prevention and strength and conditioning in professional football. Apart from being a fellow and council member of Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine and Sports Science, he is also a USA-NSCA registered strength and conditioning coach, USA-NSCA certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (with distinction), USA-ACSM certified Health and Fitness Specialist, and Australia SMA Level 2 Sports trainer. In the past 10 years, he has trained more than 100 elite adult and young athletes from various sports, such as soccer, basketball, baseball, rugby and swimming.