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Research Assistant Professor

 

LEUNG, Ka Man, Carman 梁家文

Doctor of Philosophy, Hong Kong Baptist University, Sports and Exercise Psychology, HKG
Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Studies, Boise State University, U.S.A.
Master of Sport and Leisure Management, Hong Kong Baptist University, sport management, HKG
Bachelor of Sport Science and Leisure Management, The University of Hong Kong, HKG

Research Focus

  • Physical activity promotion
  • Physical activity measurement
  • Children
  • Older adults
  • Association between social, physical environments and physical activity
  • Light volleyball promotion


Recent Publications (Since 2014)

  • Leung, K.M., Chung, P. K., & Lam, E. (in review). Psychometric Properties of the Planned Behavior Model and its Predictive Power for Future Intention in Volunteerism. International Journal of Sport Management.
  • Leung, K.M., Chung, P. K., Yuen, T. L., Liu, J. D., & Wang, D. (in review). Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Modified social environment questionnaire (MSEQ-C) in Chinese older adults. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science.
  • Leung, K.M., Chung, P. K., Ransdell, R., & Gao, Y. (2016). Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the parents’ proxy MPAQ-C in Chinese population. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 20(1), doi:10.1080/1091367X.2016.1146144
  • Leung, K.M., Chung, P. K., & Kim, S. (2016). Parental support of children physical activity. European Physical Education Review. doi:10.1177/1356336X16645235
  • Leung, K.M., Ransdell, R., Gao, Y., Shiman, J., Lucas, S., & Chung, P. K. (2016). A Regression Model to Examine Predictors of Physical Activity on College Campuses. California Journal of Health Promotion, 14(1), 44-56.
  • Leung, K.M., & Chung, P. K. (2015). Government should have walking programmers for older adults. Bauhinia Tribune, 21, 94-100.
  • Ransdell, R., Manson, S., Wuerzer, T., & Leung, K.M. (2014). Predictors of Cycling in College Students. Journal of American College Health, 61(5), 274-284.
  • Leung, K.M., & Chung, P. K. (2014). A concern about Hong Kong adolescents‘ health and sport particpation induced by the World Cup. Journal of Youth Studies, 17(2), 75-82.
  • Chung, P. K. & Leung, K. M. (2014). Should Hong Kong bid for mega sport event? Bauhinia Tribune, 17.

Book Chapters:

  • Leung, K.M., Chung, P. K., Yuen, T. L., Tse, F., & Yiu, W. (2016). Teaching kit of Light Volleyball. Hong Kong: Anything & Everything Limited.

 

Research Grants (Since 2015)

  • “Residential physical and social environment on daily walking behavior of older adults in Hong Kong – A multi-level longitudinal study”, 2017-2019
    Grant support: Government’s RGC (GRF), HK$$791,820
  • “Tung Chung innovative sports and outdoor adventure camp project”, 2016-2019
    Grant support: Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust
  • “I - sports project: a sports project for creating lifelong positive values”, 2016-2019
    Grant support: Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust
  • “Production of Light Volleyball ball: The LVB G-II for Middle-aged and older adults”, 2016-2017
    Grant support: Matching Proof-of-Concept Fund, Hong Kong Baptist University, HK$160,000
  • “Impacts of the residential physical and social environment on daily walking behavior of older adults in Hong Kong”, 2015-2016
    Grant support: Public Policy Research Funding, HKSAR government, HK$499,878
  • “Development and initial validation of the Goal Content Questionnaire for Physical Activity”, 2015-2016
    Grant support: Faculty Research Grant, Hong Kong Baptist University, HK$149,220
  • “Promoting Light Volleyball among middle aged and older adults in Hong Kong”, 2015-2016
    Grant support: Knowledge Transfer Partnership Project, Hong Kong Baptist University, HK$89,676

Professional Memberships (Ongoing)

  • Member, Hong Kong Society of Behavioral Health (till 2018)
  • Member, Hong Kong Association of Gerontology
  • Member, Society of Health and Physical Educators
  • Member, The Society of Chinese Scholars on Exercise Physiology and Fitness
  • Member, Hong Kong Recreation Management Association
  • Member, Kappa Delta Pi (sustain an honored community of diverse educators)

 

Community/Professional Services (Ongoing)

  • Executive committee member of Light Volleyball Association of Hong Kong, China
  • Associate member of Central Policy Unit of HKSAR government
  • Executive member, Measurement & Evaluation Council, American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation
  • Reviewer, Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science
  • Reviewer, Journal of Exercise Science and Fitness