Programme(s) to which this project applies:

☑ MPhil/PhD ☒ MRes[Med] ☒ URIS
About the Project
  • Therapeutic effects of frequency (high vs. low), intensity (vigorous vs. moderate), and type of exercise (HIIT, Tai Chi, aerobic exercise, and resistance training) on depression, cognitive impairment, insomnia, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Exercise and child health
  • Brain health effects of exercise and the underlying mechanisms
About the Supervisor

Dr PMF Siu, School of Public Health

Associate Professor
Head, Division of Kinesiology
School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong


Next Step?

For more information or to express interest for this project, please email the supervisor or the specified contact point in the project description.  Interested candidates are advised to enclose with your email:

  1. your CV,
  2. a brief description of your research interest and experience, and
  3. two reference letters (not required for HKUMed UG students seeking MRes[Med]/URIS projects).

Information on the research programme, funding support and admission documentations could be referenced online at the Research Postgraduate Admissions website.

General admission enquiries should be directed to