Gymnastics for all in Hong Kong

Siu Yin Cheung*

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Abstract

This paper aims to introduce the development of Gymnastics for All (GFA) in Hong Kong and to discuss different level of promotion utilizing the Social Ecological Model. The Gymnastics Association of Hong Kong, China (GAHK) has introduced GFA programs in Hong Kong since 1994. Over the years, with the collaborations among GAHK, Hong Kong Government agencies, non-governmental social organizations, and the education and commercial sectors, GFA programs for individuals with different motor abilities and age groups have been organized to promote active lifestyle. Research studies focusing on evidence basis have been conducted to gather information to support the positive benefits of GFA. Program evaluation meetings and participants’ feedback have been utilized to gather comments from participants to improve the program design. Sport administrators would understand more about GFA and ways to develop physical activity by the Social Ecological Model.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-15
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health
Volume7
Issue number4, Part A
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020

User-Defined Keywords

  • Gymnastics for all
  • general gymnastics
  • social ecological model

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