Dr. DUAN, Yanping

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PositionAssistant Professor

Office12/F Shek Mun Campus, HKBU

Telephone No.3411 3080 (office)

Fax No.3411 3357 (office)

Ph.D. in Exercise Psychology, University of Bayreuth, Germany (Distinction) 
M.Ed. in Applied Psychology, Wuhan Institute of Physical Education, China
B.Sc. in Sports Psychology, Wuhan Institute of Physical Education, China (Distinction) 

  • 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 50 peer-reviewed 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. Currently Dr. Duan is the Executive Committee member of Behavior and Health Division of China Psychology Society, the Executive Committee member of Australasian Society for Physical Activity, the Associate Editor of Health Psychology Section in Frontiers in Psychology, and the Asian Editor of the American Journal of Health Behavior. 

  • Leisure Counseling
  • Leisure Education
  • Lifespan Development
  • Sociology of Sport and Recreation
  • Honours Project (I &II)
  • PhD Supervision

Peer-reviewed Publications

(*Corresponding author) (# Co-first author)

  1. Duan Y.P.,* Li X., Guo L., Liang W., Shang B.R., Lippke S. (2022). A WeChat mini program-based intervention for physical activity, fruit and vegetable consumption among Chinese cardiovascular patients in home-based rehabilitation: a study protocol. Frontiers in Public Health. DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.739100 (IF=3.02; Q1-Public, Environment & Occupational Health in SCIE/SSCI)
  2. Duan Y.P.,* Hu, C., Lin, Z., Liang, W., Shang, B.R., Baker, S. J., He, J.L., Wang, Y. (2022). Individual preventive behaviors of COVID-19 and associated psychological factors among Chinese older adults: A cross-sectional online survey. Frontiers in Psychology. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.827152 (IF=2.99; Q2-Psychology, Multidisciplinary in SSCI)
  3. Duan Y.P.,* Shang, B.R., Liang, W., Lin, Z., Baker, S. J., He, J.L. (2022). Predicting Hand Washing, Mask Wearing and Social Distancing Behaviors among Older Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Integrated Social Cognition Model. BMC Geriatrics. 22, 91. (IF=3.921; Q1-Gerontology in SSCI)
  4. Duan Y.P.,* Liang W., Wang Y.P., Lippke S., Lin Z.H., Shang B.R., & Baker J.S. (2022). The Effectiveness of Sequentially Delivered Web-Based Interventions on Promoting Physical Activity and Fruit-Vegetable Consumption Among Chinese College Students: Mixed Methods Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 24(1): e30566. (IF=5.43; Q1-Health Care Sciences & Services in SCIE)
  5. Ju Q.Q., Gan Y.Q., Rinn R., Duan Y.P., & Lippke S. (2021). Health Status Stability of Participants in a Medical Rehabilitation Program: What are the Roles of Time, Physical Fitness Level and Self-Efficacy. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12529-021-10046-6. (IF=2.229; Q2-Applied Psychology in SSCI).
  6. Hagen Wulff, H., Duan, Y.P., & Wagner, P. (2021). Physical Activity and Social Network Use of Adolescents in Overweight and Obesity Treatment. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18, 6938. (IF=3.39; Q1-Public, Environment & Occupational Health in SSCI)
  7. Duan Y.P.,* Peiris D.L.I.H.K., Yang M., Liang, W., Baker, J.S., Hu, C., & Shang, R. (2021). Lifestyle Behaviors and Quality of Life among Older Adults after the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Hubei China. Frontiers in Public Health. 9:744514. (IF=3.02; Q1-Public, Environment & Occupational Health in SCIE/SSCI)
  8. Duan Y.P., Shang B.R., Liang W., Du G.H., & Rhodes R.E. (2021). Effects of eHealth-Based Multiple Health Behavior Change Interventions on Physical Activity, Healthy Diet, and Weight in People With Noncommunicable Diseases: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 23(2): e23786. (IF=5.43; Q1-Health Care Sciences & Services in SCIE)
  9. Liang W, Duan Y.P.,* Yang M., Shang B.R., Hu C, Wang Y.P., Baker J.S. (2021). Behavioral and Mental Responses towards the COVID-19 Pandemic among Chinese Older Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Risk and Financial Management. 14(12):568.
  10. Liang W., Duan Y.P.*, Shang B.R., Hu C., Baker S.J., Lin Z.H., He J.L., & Wang Y.P. (2021). Precautionary behavior and depression in older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic: An online cross-sectional study in Hubei, China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(4), 1853. (IF=3.39; Q1-Public, Environment & Occupational Health in SSCI)
  11. Duan Y.P., Shang B.R., Liang W., Yang M., & Brehm W. (2020). Psychosocial Profiles of Physical Activity Fluctuation in Office Employees: A Latent Profile Analysis. PLos One. 15(1): e0227182. (IF=3.24; Q1-Multidisciplinary in SCIE)
  12. Wagner P., Duan Y.P.#, Zhang R., Wulff H., & Brehm W. (2020). Association of psychosocial and perceived environmental factors with park-based physical activity among elderly from two cities in China and Germany. BMC Public Health. 20:55. (IF=3.295; Q1-Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health in SCIE)
  13. Liang W., Wang D.D., Shang B.R., Zhang C.Q., Duan Y.P., & Si G.Y. (2020). Further examination of the psychometric properties of the brief self-control scale: Evidence from Chinese athletes and students. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 1-20. DOI: 1080/1612197X.2020.1827000 (IF=3.304; Q2-Applied Psychology in SSCI)
  14. Liang W., Duan Y.P.*, Shang B.R., Wang Y.P., Hu C., & Lippke S. (2019). A web-based lifestyle intervention program for Chinese college students: study protocol and baseline characteristics of a randomized placebo-controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 19:1097. (IF=3.295; Q1-Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health in SCIE) .
  15. Zhang R., Duan Y.P., Brehm W. & Wagner P. (2019). Social-ecological correlates of park-based physical activity in older adults: A comparison of Hong Kong and Leipzig parks. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16,3048. (IF=3.39; Q1-Public, Environment & Occupational Health in SSCI)
  16. Zhang R., Wulff H., Duan Y.P., Wagner P., & Brehm W. (2019). Associations between Physical Environment and Park-Based Physical Activity: A Systematic Review. Journal of Sport & Health Science. 8, 412-421. (IF=7.179; Q1-Sport Sciences in SCIE/SSCI)
  17. Duan Y.P.*, Liang W., Guo L., Wienert J., Si G.Y. & Lippke S. (2018). Evaluation of a Web-Based Intervention for Multiple Health Behavior Changes in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease in Home-Based Rehabilitation: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 20(11): e12052. (IF=5.43; Q1-Health Care Sciences & Services in SCIE)
  18. Duan Y.P.*, Wagner P., Zhang R., Wulff H., & Brehm W. (2018). Physical activity areas in urban parks and their use by the elderly from two cities in China and Germany. Landscape and Urban Planning. 178:261-269. (IF=6.142; Q1-Ecology, Environmental Studies in SSCI/SCIE)
  19. Shang B.R., Duan Y.P.*, Huang Y.J., & Brehm W. (2018). Fluctuation – A Common but Neglected Pattern of Physical Activity Behaviour: An Exploratory Review of Studies in Recent 20 Years. European Journal of Sport Science. 18(2):266-278. (IF=4.05; Q1-Sport Sciences in SCIE)
  20. Tan, S.L., Duan Y.P. & Lippke, S. (2018). A longitudinal study of orthopaedic rehabilitation patients: Physical activity, subjective health and positive affect. Clinical Applications of Positive Psychology: An International Perspective. 1. Retrieved from URL: http://www.ippanetwork.org/blog/2018/07/31/a-longitudinal-study-of-orthopedic-rehabilitation-patients-2/
  21. Zhang, C.Q., Zhang, R., Chung, P.K., Duan, Y.P., Lau, T.F., Chan, K.C., & Hagger, M.S. (2018). Promoting influenza prevention for elderly people in Hong Kong using health action process approach: study protocol. BMC Public Health. 18:1230. (IF=3.39; Q1-Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health in SCIE)
  22. Hu C, Lin Z.H., Cui D.G., Chen X., & Duan Y.P. * (2018). Effects of an Eight-week Web-based Intervention on Two Health Behaviours Among Chinese University Students. Chinese Journal of Sports Medicine. 37(8):662-669. (in Chinese)
  23. Duan Y.P.*, Wienert J., Hu C., Si G.Y. & Lippke S. (2017). Web-Based Intervention for Physical Activity and Fruit and Vegetable Intake among Chinese University Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 19(4): e106. (IF=5.43; Q1-Health Care Sciences & Services in SCIE)
  24. Niemeier,B.S., Duan,Y.P.*, Shang,B.R., & Yang,J. (2017). Parental Influences on Weight-Related Health Behaviors in Western and Eastern Cultures. Child: Care, Health and Development. 43(2):259-266. (IF=2.508; Q2-Pediatrics, Developmental Psychology in SSCI/SCIE)
  25. Duan,Y.P*., Lippke,S., Zhang,R., Brehm,W., & Chung,P.K. (2016). Testing the Validity of a Stage Assessment on Health Enhancing Physical Activity in a Chinese University Student Sample. BMC Public Health. 16: e260. (IF=3.39; Q1-Public, Environmental and Occupational Health in SCIE)
  26. Strobl,H., Duan,Y.P., Tittlbach,S., & Brehm,W. (2016). Relationships among Psychosocial Correlates and Stages of Change in a German-Chinese Sample. Health, 8: 353-362. (IF =2.279; Q2-Social Sciences, Multidisciplinary in SSCI)
  27. Zhang,C.Q., Si,G.Y., Duan,Y.P., Lyu,Y.J., Keatley,D.A., & Chan,D.K.C. (2016). The Effects of Mindfulness Training on Beginners' Skill Acquisition in Dart Throwing: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Psychology of Sport & Exercise. 22 (1): 279-285. (IF=4.785; Q1-Sport Sciences, Applied Psychology in SSCI/SCIE)
  28. Abele,A.E., Hauke,N., Peters,K., Louvet,E., Szymkow,A. & Duan,Y.P. (2016). Facets of the Fundamental Content Dimensions: Agency with Competence and Assertiveness – Communion with Warmth and Morality. Frontiers in Psychology. 7:1810. (IF=2.99; Q2-Psychology, Multidisciplinary in SSCI)

External Grants

  1. “Effects of a blended indoor and outdoor physical exercise program on depressive symptoms in Hong Kong older adults: a randomized controlled trial” 2022-2024 (PI)

Grant Support: Health and Medical Research Fund, Food and Health Bureau, Hong Kong SAR

HK$1,098,012

2. “Promoting influenza prevention for elderly people in Hong Kong: A Health Action Process Approach” 2017-2019 (Co-I)

Grant Support: Health and Medical Research Fund, Food and Health Bureau, Hong Kong SAR

HK$729,320

3. “The Contributions of Urban Parks to Physical Activity among the Older Adults: A Comparative Study between Hong Kong and Germany” 2016-2017 (PI)

Grant Support: Research Grant Committee (RGC) (Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 2015/16), Hong Kong SAR  

HK$ 50,588

 

Internal Grants

  1. “Research Network on Healthy Ageing” 2021-2022 (PI)

       Grant Support: Research Development Fund, HKBU

       HK$ 232,200  

2. “Development and Preliminary Examination of a Centre and Web-based Blended Lifestyle

Intervention to Promote Physical Activity, Diet and Health in Hong Kong Community-dwelling

older adults 2021-2022 (PI)

       Grant Support: Pilot Grant for Junior Academics, HKBU

       HK$ 80,000

3. “Two Studies on Preventive Behaviors of COVID-19 and their Psychological Factors among

Older People during the COVID-19 Outbreak” 2020-2021 (PI)

       Grant Support: Start-up Grant, HKBU

       HK$ 50,095

4. “Evaluation of an E-intervention on Multiple Health Behaviour Change for Chinese Cardiac Patients in Home-based Rehabilitation” 2018-2020 (PI)

Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant, HKBU

HK$ 150,00

5. “Psychosocial and Behavioral Features of Physical Activity Fluctuators: A Mixed-Methods Study among Office Employees” 2017-2018 (PI)

Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant, HKBU

HK$ 50,000

6. “The Effectiveness of an E-Intervention on Health Behavior Promotion for Chinese University Students” 2016-2017 (PI)

Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant, HKBU

HK$ 150,000

  • Coordinator of B.Soc.Sc. (Hons.) in Sport and Recreation Leadership Program, Department of Sport and Physical Education, Faculty of Social Sciences (SOSC), HKBU (Jan. 2017- Aug. 2020)
  • Coordinator of Staff Research Development at Shek Mun Campus, Department of Sport and Physical Education, HKBU (Sept. 2015- Aug. 2017)
  • Member of the Faculty Quality Assurance Sub-Panel, SOSC, HKBU (Sept. 2018- Aug. 2019)
  • Department representative to Faculty Research Postgraduate Regulations Committee, SOSC, HKBU (Sept. 2015- Dec. 2018)
  • Member to the Faculty Committee on Conflict Resolution, SOSC, HKBU (Sept. 2015- Aug. 2016)
  • Team member of Multidisciplinary Research Center, School of Continuing Education, HKBU (Jan. 2017-Dec. 2018)
  • Co-chair of 2018 International Conference on Active Living and Health, organized by School of Continuing Education, HKBU (24-25 Nov. 2018)
  • Department representative to University Research Cluster’s Core Group on Health and Drug Discovery (HDD), HKBU (Sept. 2017- Oct. 2019)
  • Dissertation External Reviewer of two PhD students from Jacobs University Bremen of Germany in 2015 and 2017 respectively
  • Member of International Society of Sport Psychology (Jan. 2016- Dec. 2020)
  • Member of Sport Psychology Division of China Sport Science Society (Jan.2014- Dec. 2019)
  • Executive Committee Member in Sport Psychology Association of China (Sept. 2010- Aug. 2014)
  • Executive Committee member of Behavior and Health Division of China Psychology Society ( 2020- present)
  • Executive Committee member of Australasian Society for Physical Activity (Mar. 2020- present)
  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Psychology, Health Psychology section ( 2020- present). 
  • Asian Editor, American Journal of Health Behavior (Jan. 2021- present)

Reviewer: Computer & Education, European Journal of Cancer Care, Journal of Medical Internet Research, Journal of Exercise Science & Fitness, Frontiers in Psychology, Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being.