Projects per year
- Theory- and Evidence-based Health Behavior (Physical Activity, Diet) Intervention
- Environmental, Psycho-social and Socio-cultural Aspects of health behaviors (Physical Activity, Diet) and Precautionary Behaviors (Influenza, COVID-19)
Dr. Duan is an assistant professor of the Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health, Hong Kong Baptist University. She has diverse research interests in the areas of health behavior promotion and sport psychology. Dr. Duan’s main research area focuses on the environmental, psycho-social and socio-cultural factors of physical activity, physical activity behavior change process and its underlying psychosocial mechanism. She has published more than 60 peer-reviewed international publications which cover diverse samples (e.g., university students and staff, office-based employees, older adults, cardiac rehabilitation patients) applying various approaches including observation, interview, questionnaire survey, onsite-, web- and app-based interventions. Dr. Duan is the Executive Committee member of Asia-Pacific Society for Physical Activity, the Associate Editor of Health Psychology Section in Frontiers in Psychology, the Associate Editor of Aging and Public Health Section in Frontiers in Public Health, and the Asian Editor of the American Journal of Health Behavior.
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Effects of a blended indoor and outdoor physical exercise program on depressive symptoms in Hong Kong older adults: a randomized controlled trial
12/09/22 → 11/09/24
Project: Research project
The Contributions of Urban Parks to Physical Activity among the Older Adults: A Comparative Study between Hong Kong and Germany
1/01/16 → 31/12/17
Project: Research project
A school-family blended multi-component physical activity program for Fundamental Motor Skills Promotion Program for Obese Children (FMSPPOC): protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trialZhou, L., Liang, W., He, Y., Duan, Y., Rhodes, R. E., Lippke, S., Baker, J. S., Liang, Y., Han, L., Liu, W. X. & Liu, Q., 20 Feb 2023, In: BMC Public Health. 23, 19 p., 369.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Journal article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Effects of Face-to-Face and eHealth Blended Interventions on Physical Activity, Diet, and Weight-Related Outcomes among Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisYang, M., Duan, Y., Liang, W., Peiris, D. L. I. H. K. & Baker, J. S., 2 Jan 2023, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 20, 2, 23 p., 1560.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Journal article › peer-reviewOpen Access2 Citations (Scopus)
Promoting influenza prevention for older adults using the Health Action Process Approach: A randomized controlled trialZhang, C. Q., Zhang, R., Chung, P. K., Duan, Y., Lau, J. T. F., Chan, D. K. C. & Hagger, M. S., Nov 2023, In: Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. 15, 4, p. 1427-1445 19 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Journal article › peer-review1 Citation (Scopus)
Association of Social-Cognitive Factors with Individual Preventive Behaviors of COVID-19 among a Mixed-Sample of Older Adults from China and GermanyDuan, Y., Lippke, S., Liang, W., Shang, B., Keller, F. M., Wagner, P., Baker, J. S. & He, J., 1 Jun 2022, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19, 11, 6364.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Journal article › peer-reviewOpen Access5 Citations (Scopus)
A systematic review and meta-analysis on the preventive behaviors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic among children and adolescentsLi, F., Liang, W., Rhodes, R. E., Duan, Y., Wang, X., Shang, B., Yang, Y., Jiao, J., Yang, M., Supriya, R., Baker, J. S. & Yi, L., 15 Jun 2022, In: BMC Public Health. 22, 1, 13 p., 1201.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Journal article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile7 Citations (Scopus)29 Downloads (Pure)