Mode: Online Lecture via ZOOM
CPD: 1.5 points (pending official endorsement)
HKPA SESG members: Free of charge
HKPA/MPTA members: HKD 50
Non-HKPA members: HKD 550
Teaching medium: In Cantonese/English
Deadline of application: 28 September 2022 (Wednesday)
Speakers: Mr. Indy Ho
Indy is the Associate Program Director of the Asian Academy for Sports and Fitness Professionals. After obtained the bachelor’s degree of Physiotherapy, he has spent years in fitness industry as an educator and participated in many local and overseas sports tournaments or events as a team or on-field physiotherapist. He has been teaching as a senior lecturer in THEi for the Bachelor of Social Sciences in Sports and Recreation Management for 10 years. Furthermore, he was the strength and conditioning coach for the Hong Kong orienteering elite squad.
Currently he is studying in the PhD program in kinesiology area at the University of Zagreb. Before this, he has obtained his first master’s degree in Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) in Australia and the level 2 Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCA) in the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). Recently he has obtained his second master’s degree in data science and the professional certificate in Neuroscience and Training from the Barca Innovation Hub – Universitas, FC Barcelona.
Using the inter- or trans-disciplinary approach, Indy has made several special achievements with his diversified knowledge and skills. He has published several peer-reviewed papers in SCI journals as the first or corresponding authors for different areas (kinesiology, machine learning, education, health, and fitness). He was also the guest reviewer for several impactful journals in sports science, wearable sensors, and football medicine areas. Besides, he is also the inventor of a novel fitness training model called “All-round Fitness Training Enhancement System – AFTes©”. He has introduced the brain fitness concept into the AFTes© model and promoted the importance of brain fitness to the community via various channels. Besides, he has also invented another novel method called, “Plyometric Stress Index” to quantify the intensity and stress level of plyometric exercises while this concept was recently accepted for publication in a French SCI journal, Science and Sports (In press).
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