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Mar 22, 2013
Golf Science conference in Gold Coast, Australia
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Nov 13, 2012
Publication of HKASMSS newsletter, #15
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Oct 10, 2012
Press Conference of 2012 Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon
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Oct 9, 2012
Pre-Participation Evaluation in Marathon
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May 15, 2012
HKPFA Seminar on Strategy to Promote Physical Activity
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Feb 20, 2012
International Sports Medicine Conference 2012
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Feb 14, 2012
World Sports Trauma Congress & 7th EFOST Congress 2012
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Feb 3, 2012
Publication of HKASMSS newsletter, #14
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Dr Cindy Sit zӳդh

Introduction:

Cindy 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. Other related research interests include examining the environmental characteristics that influence physical activity levels of children in special schools, and studying the role of interactive electronic games in the promotion of physical activity in children. Dr. Sit is currently a member of the Curriculum Development Council Committee on Physical Education, Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government. She was awarded the IFAPA/ICSSPE Scholarships in 2007, and was the first Asian recipient of the Young Professional Award in Adapted Physical Activity selected by the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA) in 2009.

Selected publications:

  • Sit CHP, Lam JWK, McKenzie TL (2010). Direct observation of children's preferences and activity levels during interactive and online electronic games. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 7(4), 484-489.

  • Lam JWK, Sit CHP, Cerin E (2010). Physical activity and sedentary behaviours in Hong Kong primary school children: Prevalence and gender differences.Preventive Medicine, 51(1), 96-97. [ Link ]

  • Sit CHP, Lindner KJ, Apter MJ, Michel G, Mallows R (2010). The development of the motivational style profiles for children. Current Psychology, 29(1), 71-87. [ Link ]

  • Sit CHP, Lau CHL, Vertinsky P (2009). Physical activity and self-perceptions among Hong Kong Chinese with an acquired physical disability. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 26(4), 321-335

  • Sit CHP, McKenzie T, Lian J, McManus A (2008). Activity levels during physical education and recess in two special schools for children with mild intellectual disabilities. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 25(3), 249-261.





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