Staff Information

Dr. Chan Wing Nga Chad

Associate Programme Leader
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies

PhD PolyU, MSc (Sports Medicine and Health Science) CUHK, BSc (Physiotherapy) PolyU, Diploma (Acupuncture) SYSU
Registered Physiotherapist (HK)

Tel: 3970 8720

Teaching Areas & Research Interests

  • Para sports physiotherapy and classification
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Mind-body exercise
  • Dual-tasking performance

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Chan WN, Tsang WWN (2021) Compromised cognition, but not stepping-down performance, when dual-tasking in stroke survivors, Journal of Motor Behavior. doi:10.1080/00222895.2021.1918054.
  • Chan WN, Tsang WWN (2020). Short-term Tai Chi training may benefit arterial compliance but not heart rate variability among stroke survivors: A randomized controlled trial. International Chinese Journal of Health Practice, Volume 1, Issue 1.
  • Chan WN, Tsang WWN (2018). The effect of Tai Chi training on the dual-tasking performance of stroke survivors: a randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 32(8): 1076-1085. doi:10.1177/0269215518777872.
  • Chan WN, Tsang WWN (2017). Effect of Tai Chi training on dual-tasking performance that involves stepping down among stroke survivors: A pilot study. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2017, Article ID 9134173, 12 pages, 2017. doi:10.1155/2017/9134173.
  • Chan WN, Tsang WWN (2017). Comparing performance of turning-while-walking with a concurrent cognitive task between stroke survivors and controls. PLoS ONE, 12(12): e0189800. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0189800.
  • Chan WN, Xiao J, Tsang WWN (2015). Effects of Tai Chi exercise on physical function and parent-child relationship in adults and children: A pilot study. Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior, 3:6. doi:10.4172/2375-4494.1000263.
  • Fong DT, Lam MH, Lao ML, Chan WN, Yung PSH, Fung KY, Lui PP, Chan KM (2008). Effect of medial arch-heel support in inserts on reducing ankle eversion: A biomechanical study. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 3:7. doi:10.1186/1749-799X-3-7.

Selected Professional & Community Services

  • Medical & Sports Science Committee member, Asian Paralympic Committee
  • Athletes Performance Enhancement Sub-committee member, Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled
  • Team physiotherapist, Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled (Major events appointed: Paralympic Games, London, 2012; Asian Para Games, Incheon, 2014; Guangzhou, 2010)
  • International Classifier (para-archery), World Archery Federation (Major events appointed: Fazza Para-archer World Ranking Tournament 2019, 2020, Asian Para Games, 2018, World Archery Para Championships 2017)