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Dr. Kwok Ng

PhD

Biography

Kwok Ng, is a postdoctoral researcher, working with Professor Catherine Woods on 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 15 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 European Federation of Adapted Physical Activity, the European representative of the board to the International 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.

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
Behavioural 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