• 431 Citations
  • 12 h-Index

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Personal profile

Catherine is interested in utilising the intersecting areas of motor development, physical activity, and health in promoting better outcomes that start in early childhood. She comes from a background of practice, research, and government policy. Prior to joining The Education University of Hong Kong, she served as a Senior Research Advisor in a New Zealand Crown agency, where she focused on using research to inform government policies. She was also a Research Fellow in the University of Waikato in New Zealand, and was an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health in the University of Hong Kong. Catherine practiced paediatric physiotherapy prior to completing her PhD in HKU, and was an International Scholar in the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium in the area of psychomotor therapy. Her clinical background is one of the main drivers for her interest in applied research. 

Research interests

  • Motor development and motor learning
  • Physical activity and movement behaviours
  • Fundamental movement skills of children with and without disabilities
  • Evidence-based practice and implementation science approach

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Scopus ID: 36129570400

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Research Outputs

  • 431 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 37 Articles
  • 4 Chapters
  • 1 Papers

Application of analogy learning in softball batting: Comparing novice and intermediate players

CAPIO, C. M., UIGA, L., LEE, M. H. & MASTERS, R. S. W., Aug 2020, In : Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology. 9, 3, p. 357-370

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Movement skills, perception, and physical activity of young children: A mediation analysis

    CAPIO, C. M. & EGUIA, K. F., Aug 2020, In : Pediatrics International.

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  • The role of conscious processing of movements during balance by young and older adults

    UIGA, L., POOLTON, J. M., CAPIO, C. M., WILSON, M. R., RYU, D. & MASTERS, R. S. W., Apr 2020, In : Human Movement Science. 70, 102566.

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  • The role of movement-specific reinvestment in visuomotor control of walking by older adults

    UIGA, L., CAPIO, C. M., RYU, D., YOUNG, W. R., WILSON, M. R., WONG, T. W. L., TSE, C. Y. A. & MASTERS, R. S. W., Feb 2020, In : Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 75, 2, p. 282-292

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  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    A school-based physical activity intervention for children with developmental coordination disorder: A randomized controlled trial

    SIT, C. H., YU, J. J., WONG, S. H., CAPIO, C. M. & MASTERS, R., Jun 2019, In : Research in Developmental Disabilities. 89, p. 1-9

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)