Dr. DUAN, Yanping

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PositionAssociate Professor and Sport & Leisure Management Programme Director (Postgraduate)

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Telephone No.3411 5638 (office)

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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) 

 

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  • 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 associate 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 focuses on using quantitative and qualitative approaches to investigate psycho-social and environmental determinants of physical activity behavior as well as to design, implement and evaluate physical exercise intervention programme for the purpose of health promotion. She has published more than 70 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 Asia-Pacific Society for Physical Activity, the Associate Editor of Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, the Associate Editor of Frontiers in Public Health, the Associate Editor of Frontiers in Psychology, and the Asian Editor of the American Journal of Health Behavior.  

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Leisure Counseling
  • Leisure Education
  • Lifespan Development
  • Sociology of Sport and Recreation
  • PhD Supervision

Peer-reviewed Publications

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

 

  1. Peiris D.L.I.H.K., Duan Y.P.,* Vandelanotte C., Liang W., Yang M., & Baker, J.S. (Accept for publication). Identifying opportunity, capability and motivation of Sri Lankan 5th grade schoolteachers to implement in-classroom physical activity breaks: a qualitative study. PLoS ONE. (IF=3.752; Q1-Multidisciplinary in SCI)  
  2. Zhou L., Liang W., He Y., Duan Y.P., Rhodes R. E., Lippke S., Baker J. S., Liang Y., Han L., Liu W. X., & Liu Q. (2023). 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 trial. BMC Public Health23, 369. (IF=4.135; Q1-Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health in SCIE)
  3. Zhang C.Q., Zhang R, Chung P.K., Duan Y.P., Lau J.T.F., Chan D.K.C., & Hagger M.S. (2023). Promoting influenza prevention for older adults using the Health Action Process Approach: A randomized controlled trial. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12445. (IF=7.521; Q1 in SSCI)
  4. Yang M., Duan Y.P.,* Liang W., Peiris DLIHK, & Baker J.S. (2023). Effects of Face-to-Face and eHealth Blended Interventions on Physical Activity, Diet, and Weight-Related Outcomes among Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 20(2):1560. (IF=4.614; Q1-Public, Environment & Occupational Health in SSCI)
  5. 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=7.08; Q1-Health Care Sciences & Services in SCIE)
  6. 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. 10: 739100. (IF=6.461; Q1-Public, Environment & Occupational Health in SCIE/SSCI)
  7. Duan Y.P.,* Lippke S., Liang W., Shang B.R., Franziska M. K., Wagner P., Baker J.S., & He J.L. (2022). Association of social-cognitive factors with individual preventive behaviors of COVID-19 among a mixed-sample of older adults from China and Germany. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19, 6364. (IF=4.614; Q1-Public, Environment & Occupational Health in SSCI)
  8. 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. 13: 827152 (IF=4.232; Q1-Psychology, Multidisciplinary in SSCI)
  9. 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=4.07; Q1-Gerontology in SSCI)
  10. Liang W., Duan Y.P.*, Wang Y.P., Lippke S., Shang B.R., Lin Z.H., Wulff H., & Baker S.J. (2022). Psychosocial mediators of web-based interventions on promoting a healthy lifestyle among Chinese college students: Secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 24(9): e37563. (IF=7.08; Q1-Health Care Sciences & Services in SCIE)
  11. Peiris D.L.I.H.K., Duan Y.P.,* Vandelanotte C., Liang W., Yang M., & Baker, J.S. (2022). Effects of in-classroom physical activity breaks on children’s academic performance, cognition, health behaviours and health outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.19, 9479. (IF=4.614; Q1-Public, Environment & Occupational Health in SSCI)
  12. Shang B.R., Duan Y.P.*, Brehm W. & Liang W. (2022). Subjective Theories of Chinese Office Workers With Irregular Physical Activity: An Interview-Based Study. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, 854855. (IF=4.232; Q1-Psychology, Multidisciplinary in SSCI)
  13. Liang W.#, Duan Y.P.#, Li F., Rhodes R.E., …& Han W. (2022). Psychosocial determinants of hand hygiene, facemask wearing, and physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 56(11):1174-1187.  (IF=4.871; Q1-Psychology, Multidisciplinary in SSCI)
  14. Liu H., Zhu J., Duan Y.P., Nie Y., Deng Z., Hong X., ... & Liang W. (2022). Development and students’ evaluation of a blended online and offline pedagogy for physical education theory curriculum in China during the COVID-19 pandemic. Educational Technology Research and Development, 1-20. (IF=5.58; Q1-Education & Educational Research in SSCI)
  15. Zhou L., Liang W., He Y., Duan Y.P., Rhodes R. E., Liu H., ... & Cheng Y. (2022). Relationship of 24-Hour Movement Behaviors with Weight Status and Body Composition in Chinese Primary School Children: A Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health19(14), 8586. (IF=4.614; Q1-Public, Environment & Occupational Health in SSCI)
  16. Li F., Liang W., Rhodes R. E., Duan Y.P., Wang X., Shang B., ... & Yi L. (2022). A systematic review and meta-analysis on the preventive behaviors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic among children and adolescents. BMC Public Health22(1), 1-13. (IF=4.135; Q1-Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health in SCIE)
  17. Wang X., Liang W., Liu J., Zhang C.Q., Duan Y.P., Si G., Bu D., & Zhao D. (2022). Further Examination of the Psychometric Properties of the Multicomponent Mental Health Literacy Scale: Evidence from Chinese Elite Athletes. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health19(19), 12620. (IF=4.614; Q1-Public, Environment & Occupational Health in SSCI)
  18. Duan Y.P.,* Peiris D.L.I.H.K., Yang M., Liang, W., Baker, J.S., Hu, C., & Shang, B.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=6.461; Q1-Public, Environment & Occupational Health in SCIE/SSCI)
  19. 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)
  20. 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)
  21. 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 (Scopus Indexed).
  22. 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)
  23. 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).
  24. 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)
  25. 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)
  26. 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: 10.1080/1612197X.2020.1827000 (IF=3.304; Q2-Applied Psychology in SSCI)
  27. 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)
  28. 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)
  29. 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)
  30. 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)
  31. 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)
  32. 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)
  33. 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/
  34. 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)

External Grants

  1. “Effects of high-intensity interval training on depressive symptoms in Hong Kong older adults with mild and moderate depression: a cluster-randomized controlled trial” 1/2023-12/2024. Capacity: PI. Grant Support: General Research Fund (GRF), Research Grants Council (RGC), Hong Kong SAR. HK$979,385
  2. “Effects of a blended indoor and outdoor physical exercise program on depressive symptoms in Hong Kong older adults: a randomized controlled trial” 9/2022-9/2024. Capacity: PI.   Grant Support: Health and Medical Research Fund, Food and Health Bureau, Hong Kong SAR. HK$1,098,012
  3. “The Effects of Walking on Frailty, Cognitive Function and Quality of Life among Inactive Older Adults in Saudi Arabia: A Randomized Control Trial by Comparing Supervised Group-based Intervention and Non-supervised Individual-based Intervention” 1/2022-12/2023. Capacity: PI (changing role from Co-I to PI after PI Prof. Chung Pak-Kwong retired in 12/2022). Grant Support: Prince Faisal bin Fahad Award for Sports Research, Saudi Arabia. US$ 131,993.55
  4. “Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) 2020/21”. Research Grants Council (RGC), Hong Kong SAR. Awarded to Dr. Duan Yanping HK$1,447,600 Ms. DEHIWALA LIYANAGE Ishanka Harshani Kusum Peiris.
  5. “Promoting influenza prevention for elderly people in Hong Kong: A Health Action Process Approach” 9/2017-8/2019. Capacity: Co-I. Grant Support: Health and Medical Research Fund, Food and Health Bureau, Hong Kong SAR. HK$729,320
  6. “The Contributions of Urban Parks to Physical Activity among the Older Adults: A Comparative Study between Hong Kong and Germany” 1/2016-12/2017. Capacity: PI.  Grant Support: Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme, Research Grants Council (RGC), Hong Kong SAR. HK$ 50,588
  7. “Young Adults and Their Parents’ Behaviors that Influence Developmental Patterns of Young Adults’ Weight-Related Health Behaviors: A Comparative Analysis of American and Chinese Research Participants” 10/2013-1/2014. Capacity: Co-I. Grant Support: Collaboration Research Fund, University of Wisconsin Whitewater, USA. US$ 1,000

 

Internal Grants

  1. “Research Network on Healthy Ageing” 6/2021-12/2022. Capacity: 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 6/2021-12/2022. Capacity: 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” 4/2020-12/2021. Capacity: 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” 9/2018-12/2020. Capacity: 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” 9/2017-12/2018. Capacity: 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” 9/2016-12/2017. Capacity: PI. Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant, HKBU. HK$ 150,000
  7. “Physical Activities in Urban Parks among Older Adults in Hong Kong and Its Environmental and Psychosocial Correlates”10/2014-10/2015. Capacity: PI. Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant, HKBU. HK$ 100,000
  8. “A Preliminary Study of an Eight-week E-health Learning Program in Chinese Rehabilitation-aftercare Patients” 9/2013-12/2014. Capacity: PI. Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant, HKBU. HK$ 50,000
  9. “Stages of Physical Activity, Activity Patterns and Health Status: A Theory-based Empirical Study on Young People in Hong Kong” 6/2012-11/2013. Capacity: PI. Grant Support: Faculty Research Grant, HKBU. HK$ 100,000
  • Coordinator of M.Soc. Sc. in Sport and Leisure Management Program, Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health, Faculty of Social Sciences (SOSC), HKBU (Sept. 2022- present).
  • Coordinator of B.Soc.Sc. (Hons.) in Sport and Recreation Leadership Program, Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health, 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).
  • Department representative to Faculty Research Postgraduate Regulations Committee, SOSC, HKBU (Sept. 2015- Dec. 2018).
  • Member of the Faculty Quality Assurance Sub-Panel, SOSC, HKBU (Sept. 2018- Aug. 2019).
  • Member of 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 three PhD students from Jacobs University Bremen of Germany in 2015, 2017, 2022 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)
  • Member of Behavior and Health Division of Chinese Psychology Society ( 2020- present)
  • Executive Committee member of Asia-Pacific Society for Physical Activity (Mar. 2020- present)
  • Associate Editor, Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being (July 2023- present).
  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Public Health (March 2022- present). 
  • Asian Editor, American Journal of Health Behavior (Jan. 2021- present)
  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Psychology ( 2020- 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, Frontiers in Public Health