Working Experience:
2013-2014 PE teacher – Hong Kong Chan Nam Chong Memorial School
2012-2013 Research Assistant - Department of Health and Physical Education, Hong Kong Institution of Education
2014-present Lecturer- The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Academic Publications

·         Chen S.H., Sin K. F., & Zhang, Y. J. (2013). Adapted physical education sample lesson plan for teaching students with disabilities. Hong Kong Institute of Education (Book).
·         Chen, S. H., Sin, K. F. & Zhang, Y. J. (2013). Contemporary Trends, Research, Teaching and Coaching in Adapted Physical Activity. Hong Kong Institute of Education (Book).

Journal Publications:

·         Zhang Y. J., Li C. X., Liu X. L., & Song W. (2018) The Effects of Mind-body Exercise on Cognitive Performance in Elderly: A Meta-analysis. International Journal of Environment and Public Health.

·         Chen S. H., Zhang Y. J., & Liu X. L. (2018). The Effect of Qigong on Older Adults with Parkinson's Disease: A Meta-analysis. Internal Journal of Sports medicine.

·         Zhang Y. J., Zhang D. D., Chen S. H., Noh K. Y., & Song W. (2018). The Rationalizing Physical Activity Benefits to Population with Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Journal of Sports Science.

·         Zhang Y. J., Zou L. Y., Noh K. Y., & Song W. (2018). The Effects of Chinese Medicine on Cognitive Function and Activity of Daily Living in Senior Adults with Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review with Meta-analysis. Journal of Alternative and complementary Medicine.

·         Li C, Chen S. H., Zhang Y. J. (2018). Effects of Limb Exercises on Individuals with Dementia: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. JACOBS Publishers.

·         Sun, F. H., Stephen, H. S. Wong, Li, C. X., Chen, Y. J., Huang, Y. J. & Zhang, Y. J. (2017). Effect of Pre-exercise Carbohydrate Diets with High- and Low- Glycemic Index on Exercise Performance: A Meta-Analysis. Nutrition Reviews.

·         Chen, S. H., Zhang, Y. J., Wang, Y, T. & Liu, X. L. (2016). Traditional Chinese Mind and Body Exercises for Promoting Balance Ability of Old Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2.

·         Sun, F. H., Li, C. X., Zhang, Y. J., Stephen, H. S. Wong & Wang, L. (2016). Effect of Glycemic Index of Breakfast on Energy Intake at Subsequent Meal among Healthy People: A Meta-Analysis. Nutrients. 8, 37.

·         Chen, S., Zhang, Y. J. Chen, H.R., & Li, C.X. (2014). Effects of Tai Chi exercise on people of middle/senior age with sub-health conditions. Asian Journal of Exercise & Sports Science, 11(1) 55-73. [Rank B]

Conference Papers:

·         Zhang Y. J. & Song W. (2018, October). The effect of resistance training on cognitive frailty in adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Paper presented at the 4th Asian Conference for Frailty and Sarcopenia, Dalian, China.

·         Zhang Y. J. (2017, June). The Evident Efficacy of Taijiquan on the Physical and Mental of Mid/Older Aged People: A systematic review. Paper presented at the 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Exercise and Sports Science, Bangkok, Thailand.

·         Chen, S., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y., & Li, C. (2016, April). Benefits of limb exercises on individuals with dementia: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Paper presented at the 3rd International Chinese Society for Physical Activities and Health (ICSPAH) Symposium of the 2016 Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America National Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

·         Zhang, Y. J., Li, W. J., Chen, H. R. & Yan, B. (2013, November). Oral Status Quo in Residents with Dementia under the Special Facilities: A systematic review. Paper presented at the 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Exercise and Sports Science, Taipei, Taiwan.