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Dr. Yam Tsz Ting Timothy

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies

PhD HKU, MPT PolyU, BSc (Kin) University of Waterloo

Tel: 3970 8724

Teaching Areas & Research Interests

  • Biomechanics
  • Gait kinetics and kinematics
  • Postural control
  • Sports rehabilitation
  • Gait rehabilitation

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Chung, J. W., Fong, S. S., Gao, Y., Yam, T. T., Chak, Y. T., Leung, J. C., & Wong, T. K. (2020). Effects of Ving Tsun sticking-hand training on upper-limb sensorimotor performance in community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults: A randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Sciences, 7(1), 29-34. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnss.2019.11.001
  • Fong, S.M., Ng, L.K., Ma, W.W., Wang, H.K., Bae, Y.H., Yam, T.T., Kam, W.K., & Chung, W.Y. (2019). Effects of kinesiology taping on shoulder girdle muscle activity and sports performance during badminton forehand overhead strokes in amateur badminton players with shoulder impingement syndrome. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 59(6), 994-1000. doi: 10.23736/S0022-4707.18.09125-9
  • Ma, A.W.W., Wang, H.K., Chen, D.R., Chen, Y.M., Chak, Y.T.C., Chan, J.W.Y., Yam, T.T.T., Cheng, Y.T.Y., Ganesan, B., & Fong, S.S.M. (2019). Chinese martial art training failed to improve balance or inhibit falls in older adults. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 126(3), 389-409. doi: 10.1177/0031512518824945
  • Yam, T.T.T., Wong, M.S., & Fong, S.S.M. (2019). Effect of kinesio taping on electromyographic activity of leg muscles during gait in children with developmental coordination disorder: A randomized controlled trial. Medicine, 98(6). doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000014423
  • Yam, T.T.T., Or, P.P.L., Ma, A.W.W., Fong, S.S.M., & Wong, M.S. (2019). Effect of kinesio taping on Y-balance test performance and the associated leg muscle activation patterns in children with developmental coordination disorder: A randomized controlled trial. Gait and Posture, 68, 388–396. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2018.12.025
  • Yam, T.T.T., & Fong, S.S.M. (2018). Y-balance test performance and leg muscle activations of children with developmental coordination disorder. Journal of Motor Behavior, 51(4), 385–393. doi: 10.1080/00222895.2018.1485011
  • Yam, T.T.T., & Fong, S.S.M. (2018). Leg muscle activation patterns during walking and leg lean mass are different in children with and without developmental coordination disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 73, 87–95. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2017.12.014
  • Fong, S.S.M., Vackova, D., Choi, A.W.M., Cheng, Y.T.Y., Yam, T.T.T., & Guo, X. (2018). Diversity of activity participation determines bone mineral content in the lower limbs of pre-pubertal children with developmental coordination disorder. Osteoporosis International, 29(4), 917–925. doi: 10.1007/s00198-017-4361-0
  • Fong, S.S.M., Choi, A.W.M., Luk, W.S., Yam, T.T.T., Leung, J.C.Y., Chung, J.W.Y. (2018). Bone mineral density, balance performance, balance self-efficacy, and falls in breast cancer survivors with and without Qigong training: An observational study. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 17(1), 124–130. doi: 10.1177/1534735416686687
  • Gary, C.C.C., Yam, T.T.T., Chung, J.W.Y., & Fong, S.S.M. (2017). Effects of postexercise ice-water and room-temperature water immersion on the sensory organization of balance control and lower limb proprioception in amateur rugby players. Medicine, 96(7), 1–6. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006146
  • Fong, S.S.M., Chan, J.S.M., Bae, Y.H., Yam, T.T.T., Chung, L.M.Y., Ma, A.W.W., & Kuisma, R. (2017). Musculoskeletal profile of middle-aged Ving Tsun Chinese martial art practitioners. Medicine, 94(4), 1–6. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000005961
  • Fong, S.S.M., Chung, J.W.Y., Cheng, Y.T.Y., Yam, T.T.T., Chiu, H.C., Fong, D.Y.T., Cheung, C.Y., Yuen, L., Yu, E.Y.T., Hung, Y.S., Macfarlane, D.J., & Ng, S.S.M. (2016). Attention during functional tasks is associated with motor performance in children with developmental coordination disorder. Medicine, 95(37), 1–8. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000004935
  • Fong, S.S.M., Guo, X., Cheng, Y.T.Y., Liu, K.P.Y., Tsang, W.W.N., Yam, T.T.T., Chung, L.M.Y., & Macfarlane, D.J. (2016). A novel balance training program for children with developmental coordination disorder. Medicine, 95(16), 1–11. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000003492
  • Fong, S.S.M., Wong, J.Y.H., Chung, L.M.Y., Yam, T.T.T., Chung, J.W.Y., Lee, Y.M., Chow, L.P.Y., Luk, W.S., & Ng, S.S.M. (2015). Changes in heart-rate variability of survivors of nasopharyngeal cancer during Tai Chi Qigong practice. Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 27(5), 1577–1579. doi: 10.1589/jpts.27.1577