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Dr Wendy Huang’s research areas are physical activity and sedentary behaviours for preschool-aged and school-aged children. In particular, her research focuses on understanding determinants of these behaviours, exploring interrelationships among movement behaviours, and promoting an active healthy lifestyle. 


Dr. Wendy Huang is an Associate Professor at Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health, and the Director of Dr. Stephen Hui Research Centre for Physical Recreation and Wellness, Hong Kong Baptist University. She was awarded the RGC Research Fellow Scheme (RFS) 2023/24.

Dr Huang serves as the Associate Editor of International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Journal of Exercise Science & Fitness, and BMC Public Health. She is a member of Grant Review Board of Research Council, Food and Health Bureau of HKSAR, Board of Director of Asian Society for Adapted Physical Education and Exercise (ASAPE), and the Treasurer of Society for Adapted Physical Activity of Hong Kong, China (HKSAPA). Dr Huang is the co-leader of Active Healthy Kids Hong Kong Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents. 


Expertise related to 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. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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