Dr CHOW, Chi Ching   周志清
Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Physical Education
Phone No: (852) 2948 8849
Email: ccchow@eduhk.hk
Contact
ORCiD
0000-0003-2286-7927
Phone
(852) 2948 8849
Email
ccchow@eduhk.hk
Address
10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
Scopus ID
57185155000
ResearcherID
C-7509-2014
Research Interest

Research Interests

  • Performance analysis
  • Sports recovery
  • Postural control
  • Rugby science
  • Sports Training
  • Sports Coaching
  • Technology in PE
  • Generic skills and sports participation
Teaching Interest

Area(s) of Teaching Expertise

  • Measurement and Assessment
  • Sports Coaching
  • Monitoring Exercise Intensity
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sports Injury
  • Physical Fitness
  • Skills: Rugby, Volleyball

Course Subject Taught (Selected)

  • PES2202E – Measurement and Statistics in Sports Science
  • PES4169E – Psychology and Sociology of Sport and Exercise
  • PES5242C – Current Issues and Controversies in Hong Kong Physical Education
  • PES5244C – New Technology in Sports and Physical Education
  • PES6252E – Theory and Practice of Sports Coaching
External Appointment

Member of Professional Bodies

1. 2022 – Present: Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) Augment & Transition Working Group 

2. 2021 - 2022: Assessment Panel on Physical Education Key Learning Area: Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence (CREATE) (2021/2022) - Member of the Assessment Panel

3. 2021 – 2022: Assessment Working Group (AWG) of Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence (2021/2022) - Members of AWG

4. 9/2021 – 8/2023 : Curriculum Development Council (CDC) Committee on Physical Education - Member of Curriculum Development Council (CDC) Committee

5. 2021 – 2022t: Executive Committee The University Sports Federation of Hong Kong (USFHK) - Member of Executive Committee

6. 2020 – Present: Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine & Sports Science (HKASMSS, 香港運動醫學及科學學會) - Commission Member (Strength & Conditioning Commission)

7. 2018 – Present: Hong Kong Physical Education Association (HKPEA, 香港學校體育學會) - Member of Executive Committee (Publication)

8. 2018 – Present: Christian & Missionary Alliance Sun Kei Primary School (基督教宣基會宣基小學) - PE Panel Consultant

9. 2018 – 2021: Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority - HKDSE Physical Education - Subject Committee Member


Member of Programme Validation / Revalidation Panels

1. External Assessor, New 2-Year Top-up Bachelor Degree Programme: Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Sports Management and Coaching Psychology, Institute of Policy Studies, Lingnan University, 2021/2022

2. Programme Validation Panel on Revalidation of Professional Diploma in Sports Management and Coaching Studies (QF Level 4) 2018/19, Hong Kong College of Technology, 2019

Assessment Panel on Physical Education Key Learning Area

Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence (CREATE) (2021/2022)

Other Activities

Chow, C.C.G. (2022). Tackling Language – Curriculum Review. Project code: C11XX. HK$120,000. (PI)

  • The Hong Kong Rugby Union Community Foundation (HKRUCF) adopts rugby play-based learning methodology to develop a curriculum which will enhance confidence in second language of Cantonese and English speaking students in secondary schools in Hong Kong. The University (Dr. Gary Chow) review and provide feedbacks on this curriculum from both language and sporting perspectives.

Tin Ka Ping Foundation – Learning Award for Mentees of Shi-Tu Scheme 2021-22 [Shi-Fu (Master) of Miss Lam Yuen Sum (BEd(PE), 2018 – 2022)]

  • provides students with opportunities to learn through close and continuous interaction with academic or teaching staff. It is hoped that the traditional Chinese virtue of respecting teachers and caring for students can be promoted through close teacher-student relationships. With the generous donation from Tin Ka Ping Foundation and the Scheme having experiential learning components, a Learning Award comprising a one-off honorarium will be disbursed to the participating students (“mentees”) upon successful completion of the following assessment tasks at the end of the Scheme.

FLASS Teaching Award Scheme (TAS) 2020/21 - Faculty Teaching Award, The Education University of Hong Kong

Personal Profile

Dr. Gary Chow has joined the Department of Health and Physical Education in 2016 after his long working experience in other departments of the Education University of Hong Kong. He is one of the important and emerging knowledge leaders in physical education of Hong Kong who can generate knowledge that advances the field. He constantly communicates with the PE community, provided unique visions and even drives the community forward in the ever-changing education environment. He equipped the students, colleagues, and community with the ability to wisely use e-learning strategies and advanced technology in PE and sports science.


In 2020/21, he received the FLASS Teaching Awards, which is established to recognize, encourage and reward excellence in teaching and sustained involvement in disseminating and sharing the results of effective and innovative teaching. In the same year, he also received the Early Career Scheme (ECS) Project Grant by the University Grants Committee. In 2021/22, Dr. Gary Chow was appointed to be the Assessment Panel on Physical Education Key Learning Area and the Assessment Working Group (AWG) for the Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence (CREATE) (行政長官卓越教學獎) (2021/2022). 

Research Interest

Research Interests

  • Performance analysis
  • Sports recovery
  • Postural control
  • Rugby science
  • Sports Training
  • Sports Coaching
  • Technology in PE
  • Generic skills and sports participation
Teaching Interest

Area(s) of Teaching Expertise

  • Measurement and Assessment
  • Sports Coaching
  • Monitoring Exercise Intensity
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sports Injury
  • Physical Fitness
  • Skills: Rugby, Volleyball

Course Subject Taught (Selected)

  • PES2202E – Measurement and Statistics in Sports Science
  • PES4169E – Psychology and Sociology of Sport and Exercise
  • PES5242C – Current Issues and Controversies in Hong Kong Physical Education
  • PES5244C – New Technology in Sports and Physical Education
  • PES6252E – Theory and Practice of Sports Coaching
External Appointment

Member of Professional Bodies

1. 2022 – Present: Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) Augment & Transition Working Group 

2. 2021 - 2022: Assessment Panel on Physical Education Key Learning Area: Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence (CREATE) (2021/2022) - Member of the Assessment Panel

3. 2021 – 2022: Assessment Working Group (AWG) of Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence (2021/2022) - Members of AWG

4. 9/2021 – 8/2023 : Curriculum Development Council (CDC) Committee on Physical Education - Member of Curriculum Development Council (CDC) Committee

5. 2021 – 2022t: Executive Committee The University Sports Federation of Hong Kong (USFHK) - Member of Executive Committee

6. 2020 – Present: Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine & Sports Science (HKASMSS, 香港運動醫學及科學學會) - Commission Member (Strength & Conditioning Commission)

7. 2018 – Present: Hong Kong Physical Education Association (HKPEA, 香港學校體育學會) - Member of Executive Committee (Publication)

8. 2018 – Present: Christian & Missionary Alliance Sun Kei Primary School (基督教宣基會宣基小學) - PE Panel Consultant

9. 2018 – 2021: Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority - HKDSE Physical Education - Subject Committee Member


Member of Programme Validation / Revalidation Panels

1. External Assessor, New 2-Year Top-up Bachelor Degree Programme: Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Sports Management and Coaching Psychology, Institute of Policy Studies, Lingnan University, 2021/2022

2. Programme Validation Panel on Revalidation of Professional Diploma in Sports Management and Coaching Studies (QF Level 4) 2018/19, Hong Kong College of Technology, 2019

Assessment Panel on Physical Education Key Learning Area

Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence (CREATE) (2021/2022)

Other Activities

Chow, C.C.G. (2022). Tackling Language – Curriculum Review. Project code: C11XX. HK$120,000. (PI)

  • The Hong Kong Rugby Union Community Foundation (HKRUCF) adopts rugby play-based learning methodology to develop a curriculum which will enhance confidence in second language of Cantonese and English speaking students in secondary schools in Hong Kong. The University (Dr. Gary Chow) review and provide feedbacks on this curriculum from both language and sporting perspectives.

Tin Ka Ping Foundation – Learning Award for Mentees of Shi-Tu Scheme 2021-22 [Shi-Fu (Master) of Miss Lam Yuen Sum (BEd(PE), 2018 – 2022)]

  • provides students with opportunities to learn through close and continuous interaction with academic or teaching staff. It is hoped that the traditional Chinese virtue of respecting teachers and caring for students can be promoted through close teacher-student relationships. With the generous donation from Tin Ka Ping Foundation and the Scheme having experiential learning components, a Learning Award comprising a one-off honorarium will be disbursed to the participating students (“mentees”) upon successful completion of the following assessment tasks at the end of the Scheme.

FLASS Teaching Award Scheme (TAS) 2020/21 - Faculty Teaching Award, The Education University of Hong Kong

Selected Output

Journal Publications
Publication in refereed journal
Chow, G.C.C. (2020). Global positioning system activity profile in touch rugby: does training meet the match-play intensity in a two-day international test match series?. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 19, 613-619
Chow, G.C.C., Chung, J.W.Y., & Fong, S.S.M (2018). Differential Effects of Post-exercise Ice Water Immersion and Room Temperature Water Immersion on Muscular Performance, Vertical Jump, and Agility in Amateur Rugby Players: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Science & Sports, 33(6), 271-279
Chow, G.C.C., Yam, T.T.T., Chung, J.W.Y., & Fong, S.S.M. (2017). Effects of postexercise ice-water and room-temperature water immersion on the sensory organization of balance control and lower limb proprioception in amateur rugby players. Medicine, 96(7), e6146
Chow, G. C.C., Chung, J.W.Y., Ma, A.W.W., Macfarlane, D.J., & Fong, S.S.M (2016). Sensory organisation and reactive balance control of amateur rugby players: A cross-sectional study. European Journal of Sport Science, 17(4), 400-406
Fong, S.S.M., Ng, S.S.M., Cheng, Y.T.Y., Zhang, J., Chung, L.M.Y., Chow, G.C.C., Chak, Y.T.C., Chan, I.K.Y., Macfarlane, D.J. (2016). Comparison between smartphone pedometer applications and traditional pedometers for improving physical activity and body mass index in community-dwelling older adults. . Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 28, 1651-1656
Chow, G.C.C., Fong, S.S.M., Chung, J.W.Y., Chung, L.M.Y., Ma, A.W.W., Macfarlane, D.J. (2016). Determinants of sport-specific postural control strategy and balance performance of amateur rugby players.. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, online first, doi:10.101
Chin, C.Y., Chow, G.C.C., Hung, K.C., Kam, L.H., Chan, K.C., Mok, Y.T., & Cheng, N,M. (2015). The diurnal variation on cardiovascular endurance performance of secondary school athlete student. Asian Journal of Sports Medicine, 6(2), e22697
Chow, G.C.C., Fong, S.S.M., Chung, J.W.Y., & MacFarlane, D.J. (2015). Post-exercise cold water immersion on sports performance recovery: A Review. Journal of Sports Research, 2(2), 37-51

Conference Papers
Refereed conference paper
Wong, C.L. & Chow, C.C.G. (2022, 9). Evaluation of a novel reactive agility test and 20-m sprint test to distinguish playing levels of male touch rugby players. European College of Sports Science - ECSS Virtual Congress 2021 – Book of Abstract, Online https://www.ecss2006.com/ASP/CONGRESS/TOOLS/myPROGRAMME_BUILDER/PB5_Read.asp
Lam, Y.S. & Chow, C.C.G. (2021, 12). Effect of Autonomy Support in PE Lesson for Enhancing Physical Activity Level. 7th HKASMSS Student Conference on Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation and Exercise Science 2021 cum AFSM Scientific Symposium 2021, Hong Kong https://drive.google.com/file/d/1j5YLg9pKKIHA_H8pqFkY6Cv7akYU_J6g/view
Kung C.Y., Sun F.H., Chow C.C.C., and Zhang B.R. (2021, 9). Effect of an 8-week weight training program on rope skipping performance. The 26th Annual Congress of European College of Sport Science, Virtual Congress (Poster presentation), Virtual Congress
Pun, W.Y. & Chow, C.C.G. (2021, 9). The construct validity and test-retest reliability of portable jump measuring systems: My Jump 2, HomeCourt & Takei Vertical Jump Meter for measuring countermovement jump . European College of Sports Science - ECSS Virtual Congress 2021 – Book of Abstract, Online https://www.ecss2006.com/ASP/CONGRESS/TOOLS/myPROGRAMME_BUILDER/PB5_Read.asp
Chow, C.C.G. (2020, 10). Positional physical demands of national touch rugby in a two-day international test match series using GPS player tracking system [Abstract]. European College of Sports Science - 25th Anniversary Congress – Book of Abstract, Spain
Chow, C.C. G., Fong, S.S.M., Chung, J.W.Y., Chung, L.M.Y., Ma, A.W.W., & Macfarlane, D.J. (2016, 6). Inferior balance strategy is associated with insufficient training experience but not with injury history in rugby players. 2016 Asia-Pacific Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Society and 13th International Forum of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Surgery, HK
Fong, S.S.M, Chow, G.C.C., Cheng, Y.T.Y., Leung, J.C.Y., Yam, T.T.T., Ki, W.Y., & Macfarlane, D.J. (2015, 11). Cardiovascular health in children with developmental coordination disorder. Paper presented at 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Institute of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine and the 10th Across the Strait Scientific Conference on Cardiovascular Science, Hong Kong
Fong S.S.M., Ng, S.S.M., Chow, L.P.Y., Chow, C.C., Chung, L.M.Y. (2013, 10). Taekwondo athletes have greater knee muscular strength at fast movement speed.. 9th Asian Conference on Sport Science, Hong Kong
CHEUNG, P.Y., CHOW, C.C., CHEN, W.P (2013, 5). Dynamic Balance Between Normal and Overweight Young Adults. Paper presented at 2013 ACSM Annual Meeting, USA

Creative and Literary Works, Consulting Reports and Case Studies
Film, video
Kam, W.K., Chow, C.C. & Chan, C.Y. (2020)。 "City 2020 Anti-Epidemic” campaign: A series of video clips on Home-Based Exercise。Hong Kong: HPE, The Education University of Hong Kong

All Other Outputs
Other outputs
Chow, C.C.G. & Kam, W.K.K (2020). Edu Touch Kit 2. The Education University of Hong Kong
Chow, C.C.G. (2020). PE – Online Learning Platform. In PE Teaching Enhancement Resource Network (iPETERN). . Education Bureau
Chow, C.C.G. (2020). Using Heart Rate Monitoring System for PE Lesson. In PE Teaching Enhancement Resource Network (PETERN). . Education Bureau

Project

Tackling Language – Curriculum Review
The Hong Kong Rugby Union Community Foundation (HKRUCF) adopts rugby play-based learning methodology to develop a curriculum which will enhance confidence in second language of Cantonese and English speaking students in secondary schools in Hong Kong. The University (Dr. Gary Chow) review and provide feedbacks on this curriculum from both language and sporting perspectives.
Project Start Year: 2022, Principal Investigator(s): CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清
 
Online SDT Informed Intervention Motivates Children to Exercise at Home: A RCT Study
COVID-19 forces exceptional changes in work and school cultures across the world. The school suspension has led teachers to look for innovative ways of engaging students online. The remarkable benefits of doing exercise are relieving stress, maintaining our sanity, staying healthy and preventing muscle atrophy due to spending much more time at home and adopting a more sedentary lifestyle.

Teachers have been playing a significant role in encouraging their students to be physically active, while the reduction in student-teacher interaction during the closure of schools makes this less achievable. The safest place to exercise during the pandemic is at home where students and their guardians are likely to spend most of their time. However, motivating children to exercise can be challenging. Technology has connected our community with a brave new, impeccably choreographed channel. Physical education teachers can upload daily workout for students to complete at home using crude equipment. However, without having any theory to guide implementation strategy, the effectiveness is in doubt. Research on exercise motivation from the standpoint of the Self-determination Theory (SDT) has been growing substantially recently. SDT advocates a motivational approach that prompts favourable outcomes by satisfying the three innate, essential, and universal psychological needs, namely autonomy, competence, and relatedness. Taken together, research grounded in SDT that encourages guardians to promote children’s PA level and motivation is limited. Therefore, this research aims to i) investigate the effectiveness of online daily workout for improving physical activity (PA) level at home among primary school-age children and ii) examine the underlying mechanisms behind the change of PA associated with SDT. A randomised controlled trial will be conducted. 290 guardian-children pairs will be recruited and allocated to four groups: i) given exercise choices, ii) coaching cues, iii) both choic

Project Start Year: 2022, Principal Investigator(s): CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清
 
An interactive avatar toolkit: Enhancing students’ online learning engagement in higher education
The project aims to develop and implement an interactive avatar (iAvatar) toolkit aligned with: (1) a framework of five dimensions of meaningful learning with technology, (2) the iAvatar toolkit design model, and (3) engagement to create a virtual interactive learning community.
Project Start Year: 2021, Principal Investigator(s): SONG, Yanjie 宋燕捷 (CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清 as Co-Investigator)
 
Teaching adults to ride a bike through a novel cycling task: Differences of electromyography activity, gait and posture between bikers and non-bikers on a balance bike.
A balance bike, a bike without pedals, involves the rider walking or sprinting while sitting on it and is anecdotally regarded as a safe tool for learning to cycle quicker due to a similar balance strategy. It has been adopted to be a transferring skill for learning to cycle. This project aims 1) to investigate the differences of muscle activity and riding kinematics on a balance bike between adults with and without experience in cycling, 2) to investigate whether participating in balance bike training would build those without cycling experience, skills and confidence to cycle in the future, and 3) to examine the changes of muscle activation and hip kinematics of adults without previous cycling experience riding on a balance bike before and after the balance bike training.
Project Start Year: 2021, Principal Investigator(s): CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清
 
Pilot and Feasibility Studies of Applying Remote Assessment in Physical Education
In response to the social distancing measures in Hong Kong during pandemic, Department of Health and Physical Education (HPE) of The Education University of Hong Kong, in collaboration with Hong Kong Physical Education Association, created a series of home exercise videos to encourage people to stay physically active at home. This was covered by numerous media in Hong Kong. However, without having any evaluating strategies, the effectiveness is in doubt. Consequently, the ultimate aim of the current project is to develop a low-cost, easy-to-use and attracting portable device which allows children to self-motivate to do exercise and self-administer assessments. Rope skipping can be done anytime and anywhere; therefore, this project will start with incorporating technology into this sport. The research team will cooperate with a technology company to invent a portable technological rope which incorporates heart rate monitor, pedometer and accelerometer to record exercise intensity, the number of steps/jumps taken and movement speed respectively. These can reflect energy expenditure and will be provided to the users instantly. Rewards, for example, badges, positive feedback and school ranking, will be offered as children seem to be keen to compete. As a result, the deliverables from the project will provide handy resources for teachers to guide the school children to do exercise at home and offer guidelines on how much exercise should be done with health benefits so as to promote an active lifestyle in the society.
Project Start Year: 2021, Principal Investigator(s): CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清
 
Pilot and Feasibility Studies of Applying Remote Assessment in Physical Education (HKSAR Private Fund – Industries (Active Learning Solutions Limited)
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, there would have various restrictions on social life and education to slow the spread of COVID-19. These include introducing varying degrees of social isolation and restrictions on school sports and physical education. Attempts were made to ensure the continuity of learning by using distance-learning tools and encourage people to stay physically active at home. A handy and convenient tool and activity were expected in order to provide an easy reference on physical activity level and related physical fitness. The project aims to 1) evaluate the ability of a newly invented portable rope to assess children’s rope skipping performance, PA level and physical fitness in Hong Kong and to 2) examine the short-term effect of using the newly invented rope in school and at home on children’s rope skipping performance, PA level and physical fitness. As a result, the project provides a preliminary data on the development of resources for teachers and parents to guide the school children to do exercise at home and offer guidelines on how much exercise should be done with health benefits so as to promote an active lifestyle in the society. The project will be further developed into a remote resource for teaching physical education and a territory-wide physical fitness data by using simple and convenient physical activity at home.
Project Start Year: 2021, Principal Investigator(s): CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清
 
Effects of Game-based High-Intensity Interval Training Program on the Executive Function of Children with ADHD: A Randomized Controlled Trial (GRF)
Effects of Game-based High-Intensity Interval Training on the Executive Function of Children with ADHD: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Project Start Year: 2021, Principal Investigator(s): SUN, Fenghua 孫風華 (CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清 as Co-Investigator)
 
EdU Online Class Platform (EOCP) with Community of Practice (CoP)
This project aims at strengthening the EdU Online Classes Platform, and developing quality multi-media teaching materials to support the teaching of primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong.
Project Start Year: 2020, Principal Investigator(s): TSANG, Po Keung Eric 曾寶強 (CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清 as Co-Investigator)
 
Movement Pattern of Touch Rugby: Comparison between National Players and Collegiate Players in Small Sized Games
This project is supported by the Start-up Research Grant for Newly Recruited Assistant Professors. Despite the popularity of touch rugby, scientific investigations in this arena are limited. There are three objectives for the current project. The first one is to find the differences in movement pattern and intensities between national and collegiate touch rugby team. The second objective is to figure out the differences of movement pattern and intensities between six-a-side (official competition setting) and four-a-side (small-sized game setting) touch rugby games. If there is any significant difference in the second objective, it would lead to the final objective – how the size of the pitch affects the game patterns and intensities of six-a-side and four-a-side touch rugby games. Ultimately, PI hope to develop a formula of small-sized games in order to ensure that athletes are practicing skills and experiencing physiological stress that are required for an official game.
Project Start Year: 2020, Principal Investigator(s): CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清
 
Provision for Services for TWO Professional Development Programmes (PDPs) on “Information Technology (IT) in Physical Education (PE)”
This project aims to provide two identical PDPs on "Information Technology in Physical Education" to in-service PE teachers in Hong Kong
Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清
 
Provision of Service for Composing Two “Information Technology (IT) in Physical Education (PE)” Learning and Teaching Materials
This project aims to develop two "IT in PE" learning and teaching materials including two sets of video demonstration including instructional manual for teachers and students, and related worksheets. Details may refer to https://ipetern.hpe.eduhk.hk/tc/category/primary/
Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清
 
EdU Touch Resource Pack - Phase 2
Rugby is one of the most popular sports worldwide and has received much scientific attention. Emphasis has been placed on the movement and physiological demands of rugby trainings and matches (Beaven, et al., 2014) and recovery strategies (Chow, et al., 2017; 2018). Playing recreational touch rugby has been evidenced to improve the cardiovascular autonomic control of sedentary subjects (Filliau, et al., 2014), which provide encouraging support to the aims of promoting MVPA60 in schools.

This project is 1) to produce an evidenced-based resource pack for teachers to teach touch rugby in secondary school and 2) to promote the use of evidence-based resource pack in touch rugby community including clubs and youth national team.

Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清
 
Promotion of STEM in PE to the Schools in Hong Kong
A research project together with a STEM competition to develop students’ sense of inquiry to enhance either sports performance or health promotion is proposed. A STEM-based approach in teaching PE with specific features will be proposed and identified. Data from both local schools for the STEM-based approach in teaching PE. Pedagogical cases on the approach will be developed with collaboration from local schools by July 2020.
In order to develop this STEM based alternate teaching strategy in PE, a research-based project could be conducted in 2020 to develop some pedagogical cases and illuminate the features of the approach. At the same time, interest of students from local primary and secondary schools as well as general public could be aroused by promoting a STEM competition for sports performance enhancement and health promotion in June 2021.

Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清
 
Provision of Services for the Hong Kong PE Teacher Conference (2019 and 2020)
Hong Kong Physical Education Teachers Conference 2019 (formerly known as Summer School for PE Teachers), featuring the theme "Strengthening the Implementation of Six Strands in PE Curriculum" in 2019 and "Meaningful PE for Next Generation" initiated by the Education Bureau, is organized by the Department of Health and Physical Education, the Education University of Hong Kong. It is an annual professional development programme focusing on sharing innovative curricular practices, pedagogy and assessment.
Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): KAM, Wai Keung Kevin 甘偉強 (CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清 as Co-Investigator)
 
A Comparison of the Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, Cognitive Function and Cardiometabolic Health of Young People in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom
The proposed project aims to investigate whether there are differences in physical activity, physical fitness, cognitive function and cardiometabolic health between young people in HK and UK, as well as how physical activity and physical fitness affect cognitive function of young people.
Project Start Year: 2018, Principal Investigator(s): SUN, Fenghua 孫風華 (CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清 as Co-Investigator)
 
Professional Development Programmes on STEM in PE
The project provides PDPs for the course participants concerning concepts, development, issues, experiences and practices of STEM with reference to PE teaching and learning in Hong Kong. The course participants are expected to be strengthened with their understanding of STEM in Education from at least five different learning and teaching activities by applying STEM in PE proposed. The programmes also provides an opportunity and platform for PE teachers to share, discuss and disseminate effective learning and teaching strategies in applying STEM in teaching PE.

Project Start Year: 2016, Principal Investigator(s): KAM, Wai Keung Kevin 甘偉強 (CHOW, Chi Ching 周志清 as Co-Investigator)
 
Prizes and awards

Tin Ka Ping Foundation – Learning Award for Mentees of Shi-Tu Scheme 2021-22
It provides students with opportunities to learn through close and continuous interaction with academic or teaching staff. It is hoped that the traditional Chinese virtue of respecting teachers and caring for students can be promoted through close teacher-student relationships. With the generous donation from Tin Ka Ping Foundation and the Scheme having experiential learning components, a Learning Award comprising a one-off honorarium will be disbursed to the participating students (“mentees”) upon successful completion of the following assessment tasks at the end of the Scheme.
Date of receipt: /11/2021, Conferred by: Student Affairs Office, EdUHK
 
Faculty Teaching Award 2020/21 of FLASS
Dr. Chow was nominated by HoD, HPE colleagues, students and graduates, and was presented with the Faculty Teaching Award 2020/21. The EdUHK, in line with tertiary institutions around the world, sponsors teaching awards for exemplary teaching and good scholarship of teaching, by members of its staff. The Faculty Teaching Award Scheme is established to recognize, encourage and reward excellence in teaching and sustained involvement in disseminating and sharing the results of effective and innovative teaching. This emphasizes the University’s commitment to: (a) fostering teaching excellence; (b) improving student learning; (c) encouraging innovative teaching; and (d) providing leadership in sharing good teaching practices. The awards also help to stimulate discussion within the University about the nature of teaching quality and encourage widespread sharing amongst colleagues.
Date of receipt: 2/8/2021, Conferred by: Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, The Education University of Hong Kong