Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health

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    AAB 926, 9/F, Academic and Administration Building, Baptist University Road Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon,

    Hong Kong

Organization Profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health (SPEH) strives to excel in research, teaching & learning and service. It offers two undergraduate programs, namely Physical Education and Recreation Management, and Sport and Recreation Leadership. The SPEH also offers a master program in Sport and Leisure Management, and a research post-graduate program in sports science and recreation management. In addition, the SPEH offers Physical Education Courses in the General Education Program. It also manages the university sport teams in participation in intercollegiate sport competition organized by the University Sports Federation of Hong Kong as well as the sport facilities at Kowloon Tong Campus. The SPEH is a research-intensive department, actively involved in bidding and implementing externally funded competitive research projects such as the General Research Fund (GRF), the Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF), and the Public Policy Research Funding Scheme (PPR). Each year, the SPEH produces many high-quality research publications in high impact factor international peer-reviewed journals. Building on the external funding success, the SPEH facilitates sport, exercise, and health related interdisciplinary research collaborations and PhD programs, as well as creating numerous post-doctoral and research assistant opportunities.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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