Keynote Speaker 主題講者
Professor Cheung Siu Yin, MH 張小燕教授
Department of Sport, Physical Education & Health, Hong Kong Baptist University 香港浸會大學體育、運動及健康學系
Prof. CHEUNG Siu Yin is a Full Professor of the Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). She received her master’s and doctoral degrees in Physical Education from Springfield College, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Her work focuses on issues of importance to scholars and professionals in the areas of sport and physical education, sport psychology, gymnastics, and wellness.
As a former gymnast, Prof. Cheung is passionate about gymnastics. She was the Chairperson of the Gymnastics Association of Hong Kong, China from 1992 to 2021. She has fulfilled different roles in the world of gymnastics such as head of delegation, international brevet judge, and executive committee member of the Asian Gymnastics Union. Prof. Cheung has been honored with several awards, including: the Medal of Honour from the HKSAR Government; the Senior Research Fellow from the American Leisure Academy, the Research Fellow from the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education Recreation and Dance; the Outstanding Project Award- Certificate of Merit for the Student Stress Management Platform from the Hong Kong Quality Education Fund; the Honorary Research Fellow from Dr. Stephen Hui Research Centre for Physical Recreation and Wellness; the HKBU President's Award in Teaching 2016, the HKBU Knowledge Transfer Award 2018, the HKBU Faculty/School Performance Award for Excellent Performance in Service 2019, the Highly Commended Team Award of the Learning Technologist of the Year Awards 2019 from the Association for Learning Technology, United Kingdom; and the Hong Kong University Grants Committee Teaching Award (Teams) 2020.
Underpinned by her in-depth research in sport for people with disabilities and social inclusion through sports and supported by the HKBU Knowledge Transfer Partnership Seed Fund and Research Impact Support and Enhancement Fund, Prof Cheung developed a “Unified Gymnastic For All” program for people with and without intellectual disabilities.