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Assistant Professor

 

DUAN, Yanping 段艷平

Position:             Assistant Professor, Coordinator of B.Soc.Sc. (Hons.) in Sport and Recreation Leadership Program

and Coordinator of Staff Research Development (Shek Mun Campus)
Office:                 12/F Shek Mun Campus, HKBU
Telephone No.:   3411 3080 (office)
Fax No.:               3411 3357 (office)              
Email:                  duanyp@hkbu.edu.hk

 

 

Ph.D. in Exercise Psychology, University of Bayreuth, Germany
M.Ed. in Applied Psychology, Wuhan Institute of Physical Education, China
B.Sc. in Sports Psychology, Wuhan Institute of Physical Education, China

Research Focus

  • Theory- and Evidence-based Physical Activity Behavior Promotion
  • Psycho-social and Socio-cultural Aspects of Health and Physical Activity

 

Brief Summary
Dr. Duan currently is an assistant professor of the Department of Sport and Physical Education, Hong Kong Baptist University. She has diverse research interests in the areas of health as well as sports & exercise psychology. Her main research focus is the environmental, psycho-social and socio-cultural factors of physical activity. Dr. Duan is interested in people’s physical activity behavior change process and its underlying psychosocial mechanism. She has published more than 40 peer-reviewed publications which cover diverse samples (e.g., university students and staff, office-based employees, older adults, cardiac rehabilitation patients) applying various techniques including SMS message-, telephone- and internet-based intervention and randomized controlled trials. Currently Dr. Duan is the executive committee member of Behavior and Health Division of China Psychology Society and the member of International Society of Sport Psychology.         

 

Teaching

  • Leisure Counseling
  • Lifespan Development
  • Sociology of Sport and Recreation
  • Scientific Principle of Human Movement
  • Health and Fitness
  • Honours Project (I &II)
  • PhD Supervision


Recent Publications (Since 2013)

Refereed Journal Articles:

  • Duan Y.P., Shang B.R., Liang W., Yang M., & Brehm W. (2020). Psychosocial Profiles of Physical Activity Fluctuation in Office Employees: A Latent Profile Analysis. PLos One. 15(1): e0227182. (IF in 2019 =2.776)
  • Wagner P., Duan Y.P.#, Zhang R., Wulff H., & Brehm W. (2020). Association of psychosocial and perceived environmental factors with park-based physical activity among elderly from two cities in China and Germany. BMC Public Health. 20:55. (# Co-first author) (IF in 2019 =2.567)
  • Liang W., Duan Y.P.*, Shang B.R., Wang Y.P., Hu C., & Lippke S. (2019). A web-based lifestyle intervention program for Chinese college students: study protocol and baseline characteristics of a randomized placebo-controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 19:1097  (IF in 2018 =2.567)  (*Corresponding author)
  • Zhang R., Duan Y.P., Brehm W. & Wagner P. (2019). Social-ecological correlates of park-based physical activity in older adults: A comparison of Hong Kong and Leipzig parks. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16,3048. (IF in 2018 =2.468)
  • Zhang R., Wulff H., Duan Y.P., Wagner P., & Brehm W. (2019). Associations between Physical Environment and Park-Based Physical Activity: A Systematic Review. Journal of Sport & Health Science. 8, 412-421. (IF in 2018 =3.644)
  • Duan Y.P.*, Liang W., Guo L., Wienert J., Si G.Y. & Lippke S. (2018). Evaluation of a Web-Based Intervention for Multiple Health Behavior Changes in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease in Home-Based Rehabilitation: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 20(11): e12052. (IF in 2017 =4.671) 
  • Duan Y.P.*, Wagner P., Zhang R., Wulff H., & Brehm W. (2018). Physical activity areas in urban parks and their use by the elderly from two cities in China and Germany. Landscape and Urban Planning. 178:261-269. (IF in 2017 =4.994)
  • Shang B.R., Duan Y.P.*, Huang Y.J., & Brehm W. (2018). Fluctuation – A Common but Neglected Pattern of Physical Activity Behaviour: An Exploratory Review of Studies in Recent 20 Years. European Journal of Sport Science. 18(2):266-278. (IF in 2017 =2.576)
  • Tan, S.L., Duan Y.P. & Lippke, S. (2018). A longitudinal study of orthopaedic rehabilitation patients: Physical activity, subjective health and positive affect. Clinical Applications of Positive Psychology: An International Perspective. 1. Retrieved from URL: http://www.ippanetwork.org/blog/2018/07/31/a-longitudinal-study-of-orthopedic-rehabilitation-patients-2/
  • Zhang, C.Q., Zhang, R., Chung, P.K., Duan, Y.P., Lau, T.F., Chan, K.C., & Hagger, M.S. (2018). Promoting influenza prevention for elderly people in Hong Kong using health action process approach: study protocol. BMC Public Health. 18:1230. (IF in 2017 =2.42)
  • Hu C, Lin Z.H., Cui D.G., Chen X., & Duan Y.P. * (2018). Effects of an Eight-week Web-based Intervention on Two Health Behaviours Among Chinese University Students. Chinese Journal of Sports Medicine. 37(8):662-669. (in Chinese)
  • Duan Y.P.*, Wienert J., Hu C., Si G.Y. & Lippke S. (2017). Web-Based Intervention for Physical Activity and Fruit and Vegetable Intake among Chinese University Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 19(4): e106. (IF in 2016 =5.175)
  • Niemeier,B.S., Duan,Y.P.*, Shang,B.R., & Yang,J. (2017). Parental Influences on Weight-Related Health Behaviors in Western and Eastern Cultures. Child: Care, Health and Development. 43(2):259-266. (IF in 2016 =1.445)
  • Duan,Y.P*., Lippke,S., Zhang,R., Brehm,W., & Chung,P.K. (2016). Testing the Validity of a Stage Assessment on Health Enhancing Physical Activity in a Chinese University Student Sample. BMC Public Health. 16: e260. (IF in 2015 =2.209) 
  • Strobl,H., Duan,Y.P., Tittlbach,S., & Brehm,W. (2016). Relationships among Psychosocial Correlates and Stages of Change in a German-Chinese Sample. Health, 8: 353-362. (IF in 2015 =0.510)
  • Zhang,C.Q., Si,G.Y., Duan,Y.P., Lyu,Y.J., Keatley,D.A., & Chan,D.K.C. (2016). The Effects of Mindfulness Training on Beginners' Skill Acquisition in Dart Throwing: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Psychology of Sport & Exercise. 22 (1): 279-285. (IF in 2015 =2.605)
  • Abele,A.E., Hauke,N., Peters,K., Louvet,E., Szymkow,A. & Duan,Y.P. (2016). Facets of the Fundamental Content Dimensions: Agency with Competence and Assertiveness – Communion with Warmth and Morality. Frontiers in Psychology. 7:1810. (IF in 2015 =2.463)
  • Duan,Y.P.*, Brehm,W., Wagner,P., Chung,P.K., Graf,S., Zhang,R., & Si,G.Y. (2015). Transition to Adulthood: Relationships among Psychosocial Correlates, Stages of Change for Physical Activity and Health Outcomes in a Cross-cultural Sample. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 12(11):1461-1468.(IF in 2014 =2.090)
  • Si,G.Y., Duan,Y.P.,* Li,H.Y., Zhang,C.Q., & Su,N. (2015). The Influence of the Chinese Sport System and Cultural Characteristics on Olympic Sport Psychology Services. Psychology of Sport & Exercise. 17(3):56-67. (IF in 2014 =1.896)
  • Duan,Y.P.*, Zhang R., Wei X.N., & Brehm,W. (2014). Assessing Stage Validity of Stage Model for Physical Activity Behavior: A Study on FIT Model. Chinese Journal of Sports Medicine. 33(6): 573-580.  (in Chinese)
  • Gao Y, Lo Y.M., Duan,Y.P., & Lee K.L. (2014). A Pilot study on physical activity related injury (PARI) in primary school children in Hong Kong. Injury Medicine, 3(3): 19-25.
  • Duan,Y.P.*, Brehm,W., Strobl,H., Tittlbach, S., Huang, Z.J., & Si G.Y. (2013). Steps to and correlates of health-enhancing physicalactivity in adulthood: An intercultural study betweenGerman and Chinese individuals. Journal of Exercise Science & Fitness, 11(2): 63-77. (IF in 2012 =0.265)
  • Liu,J.D., Chung,P.K., & Duan,Y.P. (2013). Validity and Reliability of the Chinese Translation of Basic Psychological Needs in Exercise Scale. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. 29(1), 51-57. (IF in 2012 =2.056)
  • Duan,Y.P.*, Yang,J., Sun,C.W., & Brehm,W. (2013). A Study on the Relationship between Physical Activity Stages of Change and Energy Consumption in University Students. Chinese Journal of Sports Medicine. 32(10):910-915. (in Chinese)
  • Duan,Y.P.*, Wei,X.N., Zhang,R., & Brehm,W. (2013). The Relationship between Physical Activity Stages of Change and Health Variables in Chinese Adults: Test the FIT Model. Chinese Journal of Sports Medicine.32(8):702-707. (in Chinese)
  • Duan,Y.P.*, Zhang,R., & Brehm,W. (2013). Relationships among Stages of Change, Energy consumption and Health Status in Physical Activity of Chinese University Students. Bulletin of Sport and Exercise Psychology of Taiwan. 13(1): 1-23. (in Chinese)
  • Duan,Y.P.*, Wei,X.N., & Brehm,W. (2013).Physical Activity Stages of Change and Their Psychosocial Correlates in Adults—Testing “Four Steps from Inactivity to Activity” (FIT) Model. Journal of Wuhan Institute of Physical Education, 47(9): 91-96. (in Chinese)


Research Grants (Since 2013)

  • “Evaluation of an E-intervention on Multiple Health Behaviour Change for Chinese Cardiac Patients in Home-based Rehabilitation” (PI)

    Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant, HKBU, HK$ 150,000
    Commencement date: 01/7/2018
    Expected completion date: 31/5/2021

  • “Psychosocial and Behavioral Features of Physical Activity Fluctuators: A Mixed-Methods Study among Office Employees” (PI)

    Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant, HKBU, HK$ 50,000
    Commencement date: 1/11/2017
    Completion date: 30/6/2018

  • “Promoting influenza prevention for elderly people in Hong Kong: A Health Action Process Approach” (Co-I)

    Grant Support: Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF), Food and Health Bureau, HK$729,320
    Commencement date: 1/9/2017
    Completion date: 31/8/2019

  • “The Effectiveness of an E-Intervention on Health Behavior Promotion for Chinese University Students” (PI)

    Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant, HKBU, HK$ 150,000
    Commencement date: 1/6/2016
    Completion date: 31/12/2017

  • The Contributions of Urban Parks to Physical Activity among the Older Adults: A Comparative Study between Hong Kong and Germany” (PI)

    Grant Support: Hong Kong SAR Government’s RGC (Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 2015/16), HK$ 50,588
    Commencement date: 1/1/2016
    Completion date: 31/12/2017

  • Physical Activities in Urban Parks among Older Adults in Hong Kong and Its Environmental and Psychosocial Correlates” (PI)

    Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant , HKBU, HK$ 100,000
    Commencement date: 1/10/2014
    Completion date: 31/10/2015

  • “A Preliminary Study of an Eight-week E-health Learning Program in Chinese Rehabilitation-aftercare Patients”(PI)

    Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant, HKBU,HK$ 50,000
    Commencement date: 1/9/2013
    Completion date: 31/12/2014

  • “Young Adults and Their Parents’ Behaviors that Influence Developmental Patterns of Young Adults’ Weight-Related Health Behaviors: A Comparative Analysis of American and Chinese Research Participants” (Co-I)

    Grant Support: Research Funding, University of Wisconsin Whitewater, USA. USD 1,000
    Commencement date: 1/10/2013
    Completion date: 31/1/2014

  • “Stages of Physical Activity, Activity Patterns and Health Status: A Theory-based Empirical Study on Young People in Hong Kong” (PI)

    Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant, HKBU, HK$ 100,000
    Commencement date: 1/6/2012
    Completion date: 30/11/2013


Community/Professional Services (since 2013)

  • Coordinator of B.Soc.Sc. (Hons.) in Sport and Recreation Leadership Program, Department of Sport and Physical Education, Faculty of Social Sciences (SOSC), HKBU  (Jan. 2017- Present)
  • Coordinator of Staff Research Development at Shek Mun Campus, Department of Sport and Physical Education, HKBU  (Sept. 2015- Aug. 2017)
  • Member of the Faculty Quality Assurance Sub-Panel, SOSC, HKBU  (Sept. 2018- Aug. 2019)
  • Department representative to Faculty Research Postgraduate Regulations Committee, SOSC, HKBU  (Sept. 2015- Dec. 2018)
  • Member to the Faculty Committee on Conflict Resolution, SOSC, HKBU  (Sept. 2015- Aug. 2016)
  • Team member of Multidisciplinary Research Center, School of Continuing Education, HKBU (Jan. 2017-Dec. 2018)
  • Co-chair of 2018 International Conference on Active Living and Health, organized by School of Continuing Education, HKBU  (24-25 Nov. 2018) 
  • Department representative to University Research Cluster’s Core Group on Health and Drug Discovery (HDD), HKBU  (Sept. 2017- Oct. 2019)
  • Dissertation External Reviewer of two PhD students from Jacobs University Bremen of Germany in 2015 and 2017 respectively
  • Executive committee member of Behavior and Health Division of China Psychology Society (Feb. 2020- present)
  • Member of International Society of Sport Psychology  (Jan. 2016- Dec. 2020)
  • Member of Sport Psychology Division of China Sport Science Society (Jan.2014- Dec. 2019)
  • Executive Member in Sport Psychology Association of China  (Sept. 2010- Aug. 2014)
  • Editorial Board Member for Frontiers in Psychology (Since 2019)
  • Reviewer of Computer & Education, European Journal of Cancer Care, Journal of Medical Internet Research, Journal of Exercise Science & Fitness, Frontiers in Psychology.