Major objectives of Research

Research

The focus on the development of physical recreation and wellness will be highlighted with research in the following areas:

  • Administrative system and policy on promotion and development of wellness through physical recreation past, present and future as well as from a comparative perspective.
  • Acquisition of lifetime sports and recreation, and the role of school, national sports associations, clubs and other agencies.
  • Physiological implications of various liftetime sports and recreation on achieving wellness.
  • The prevention of obesity.
  • The incidence of injuries, physiological demands of various activities, and the influence of gender and age on various physiological parameters.
  • Development of recreation facilities at housing projects of various sizes and income levels.

Academic Programmes

An annual conference will be held to promote the awareness of the importance of physical recreation and wellness. At the same time, it would also provide opportunities for exchange of ideas and interaction with overseas experts in this area.

A journal is published on a regular basis to disseminate information in this area. Conference proceedings are published on a biannual basis.

Professional Services

The Centre can also provide professional consultation on specific projects if requested.The Centre can also provide professional consultation on specific projects if requested.

Research Fellows

  • Prof. Lena Fung, retired from Dept. of Physical Education, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Dr. Yvonne Yuan, the Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine and Sports Science
  • Dr. Peggy Choi, Dept. of Sports and Recreation Management, THEI
  • Ms. Ip Hay Wood, retired from Dept. of Physical Education, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Dr. Li Feifei (李飛霏), Beijing Sports University, China