Biography

Kwok Ng, holds the title of docent (adjunct professor) of health promotion and adapted physical activity and is a postdoctoral researcher, working with Professor Catherine Woods on the Children's Sport Participation and Physical Activity Study and the Healthy Ireland Demonstration Project. He completed his PhD from the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. He has over 20 years experience of sports coaching and officiating at various levels, from fundamentals to international levels to recreational for older populations, as well as expertise in working with people with various abilities. With these experiences, Kwok's main responsibility is to dedicate time on research and his main research interests include promoting physical activity among children and adolescents.
Currently, he is a member of the WHO collaborative cross-national Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study and is a chair of the working group on chronic conditions and disabilities. In addition he is the Assistant Editor of the European Journal of Adapted Physical Activity and on the editorial board of Injury Epidemiology and Associate Editor of BMC Public Health. He is currently the Vice President of the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity and Vice President of the European Federation of Adapted Physical Activity and was on the managing council of the European Network of Young Specialists in Sport Psychology between 2011 and 2015. He is also a member of ISPAH and ISBNPA and on the Research Committee of World ParaVolley.

Orcid: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5461-7706
ResearcherID: K-6648-2013
Scopus: 5134452700
ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kwok_Ng7
Publons:
https://publons.com/author/894628/

Research Interests

Adolescent health, specifically physical activity
Adapted Physical Activity and inclusion
Behaviour change
Social Cognitive Theory

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2019 - Evidence Synthesis Ireland Fellowship
  • 2017 - Young Professional Award

Association

  • 2018 Member, International Society of Physical Activity and Health
  • 2018 Vice-President, European Federation of Adapted Physical Activity
  • 2011 Managing Council, European Network of Young Specialists in Sport Psychology
  • 2009 Board Member, International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity

Other

  • Chief Historian Research Committee member

Books

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Book Chapters

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Edited Books

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Peer Reviewed Journals

Susceptibility to increased high energy dense sweet and savoury food intake in response to the COVID-19 lockdown: The role of craving control and acceptance coping strategies.

Dr. Kwok Ng
2020
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Finnish late adolescents' physical activity during COVID-19 spring 2020 lockdown

Dr. Kwok Ng
2021
LONDON
BMC
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People, Ideas, Milestones: A Scientometric Study of Computational Thinking

Dr. Kwok Ng
2021
NEW YORK
ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY
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Physical activity, sedentary screen time and bullying behaviors: exploring differences between adolescents with and without disabilities

Dr. Kwok Ng
2021
ABINGDON
ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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Organized Sport Participation and Physical Activity Levels among Adolescents with Functional Limitations

Dr. Kwok Ng
2017
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An evaluation of an intervention designed to help inactive adults become more active with a peer mentoring component: a protocol for a cluster randomised feasibility trial of the Move for Life programme.

Prof. Liam Glynn
Dr. Andrew O'Regan
Prof. Stephen Gallagher
Dr. Kwok Ng
Dr. Catherine Woods
2019
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Intra-Rater Test-Retest Reliability of a Modified Child Functioning Module, Self-Report Version

Dr. Kwok Ng
2020
BASEL
MDPI
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Physical activity among adolescents with long-term illnesses or disabilities in 15 European countries

Dr. Kwok Ng
2017
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Czech adolescents' remote school and health experiences during the spring 2020 COVID-19 lockdown

Dr. Kwok Ng
2021
AMSTERDAM
ELSEVIER
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Activity Involvement and Spiritual Health in Children with ADHD and Learning Disabilities

Dr. Kwok Ng
2018
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Do adolescents with long-term illnesses and disabilities have increased risks of sports related injuries?

Dr. Kwok Ng
2017
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Associations between physical activity and perceived school performance of young adolescents in health behavior in school-aged children countries

Dr. Kwok Ng
2020
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Physical Activity of Adolescents with and without Disabilities from a Complete Enumeration Study (n = 128,803): School Health Promotion Study 2017

Dr. Kwok Ng
2019
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Coaches' Health Promotion Activity and Substance Use in Youth Sports

Dr. Kwok Ng
2017
Geneva
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Socio-ecological correlates of physical activity in a nationally representative sample of adolescents across Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Dr. Kwok Ng
Dr. Catherine Woods
2021
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Trends in Medically Attended Injuries in Czech Adolescents

Dr. Kwok Ng
2017
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Physical activity intention and attendance behaviour in Finnish youth with cerebral palsy - results from a physical activity intervention: an application of the theory of planned behaviour

Dr. Kwok Ng
2021
SEOUL
KOREAN SOC EXERCISE REHABILITATION
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Clusters of Adolescent Physical Activity Tracker Patterns and Their Associations With Physical Activity Behaviors in Finland and Ireland: Cross-Sectional Study

Dr. Kwok Ng
Dr. Catherine Woods
2020
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Health-related fitness monitoring practices in secondary school-based physical education programs

Dr. Kwok Ng
2020
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Teachers' preparedness to deliver remote adapted physical education from different european perspectives: updates to the european standards in adapted physical activity

Dr. Kwok Ng
2021
ABINGDON
ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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Adapted Physical Activity through COVID-19

Dr. Kwok Ng
2020
Czechia
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Towards a conceptual understanding of acute cultural adaptation: A preliminary examination of ACA in female swimming

Dr. Kwok Ng
2012
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Prevalence of self-reported chronic pain among adolescents: Evidence from 42 countries and regions

Dr. Kwok Ng
2018
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Individual- and environmental-related correlates of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in 11-, 13-, and 15-year-old Finnish children

Dr. Kwok Ng
2020
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Ethnic disparities in physical activity among adolescents in Israel

Dr. Kwok Ng
2019
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Social learning among transplant sports event volunteers

Dr. Kwok Ng
2019
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A scoping review on interventions to promote physical activity among adults with disabilities

Dr. Kwok Ng
2017
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Vigorous physical activity in relation to family affluence: time trends in Europe and North America

Dr. Kwok Ng
2019
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Speeding up or Slowing Down? Analysis of Race Results in Elite-level Swimming from 2011-2019 to Predict Future Olympic Games Performances

Dr. Kwok Ng
2021
ABINGDON
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Barriers and facilitators to changes in adolescent physical activity during COVID-19

Dr. Kwok Ng
Dr. Catherine Woods
2020
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Ownership and Use of Commercial Physical Activity Trackers Among Finnish Adolescents: Cross-Sectional Study

Dr. Kwok Ng
2017
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Physical activity patterns of adolescents with long term illnesses or disabilities in Finnish general education

Dr. Kwok Ng
2014
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A Systematic Literature Review of Peer-led Strategies for Promoting Physical Activity Levels of Adolescents

Dr. Kwok Ng
Dr. Catherine Woods
2021
THOUSAND OAKS
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Test-retest reliability of adolescents self-reported physical activity item in two consecutive surveys

Dr. Kwok Ng
2019
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Feasibility study of the secondary level active school flag programme: Study protocol

Dr. Kwok Ng
Dr. Catherine Woods
2019
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The Quantified Athlete: Associations of Wearables for High School Athletes

Dr. Kwok Ng
2018
LONDON
HINDAWI LTD
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Daily physical activity in Finnish adolescents with long term illnesses or disabilities: psychosocial associations with participation in sports club

Dr. Kwok Ng
2016
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Clusters of Contemporary Risk and Their Relationship to Mental Well-Being Among 15-Year-Old Adolescents Across 37 Countries

Dr. Kwok Ng
2020
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Participation of people living with disabilities in physical activity: a global perspective

Dr. Kwok Ng
2021
NEW YORK
ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC
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Test-retest reliability of survey items on ownership and use of physical activity trackers

Dr. Kwok Ng
Dr. Catherine Woods
2019
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Physical and psychological health outcomes of a sitting light volleyball intervention program on adults with physical disabilities: a non-randomized controlled pre-post study

Dr. Kwok Ng
2021
LONDON
BMC
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Physical Activity Trends of Finnish Adolescents With Long-Term Illnesses or Disabilities From 2002 to 2014

Dr. Kwok Ng
2016
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Other Journals

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Conference Publications

Congress of the International society of physical activity for health

Prof. Liam Glynn
Prof. Stephen Gallagher
Dr. Kwok Ng
Dr. Catherine Woods
2018
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Congress of the International society of physical activity for health

Dr. Kwok Ng
Dr. Catherine Woods
2018
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Congress of the International society of physical activity for health

Dr. Kwok Ng
2018
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Congress of the International society of physical activity for health

Dr. Kwok Ng
Dr. Catherine Woods
2018
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Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Interaction Design and Children, IDC 2019

Dr. Kwok Ng
2019
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Conference Contributions

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Published Reports

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Editorials

Adapted physical activity through COVID-19

Dr. Kwok Ng
2020
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Book Reviews

ICF: A Hands-on Approach for Clinicians and Families

Dr. Kwok Ng
2021
CHAMPAIGN
HUMAN KINETICS PUBL INC
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Other Publications

ICF: A Hands-on Approach for Clinicians and Families

Dr. Kwok Ng
2021
CHAMPAIGN
HUMAN KINETICS PUBL INC
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Adapted physical activity through COVID-19

Dr. Kwok Ng
2020
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