• 349 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
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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

Professional information

Scopus ID: 36129570400

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Research Outputs 2010 2019

  • 349 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 34 Article
  • 4 Chapter

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

CAPIO, C. M., UIGA, L., LEE, M. H. & MASTERS, R. S. W., 25 Jul 2019, In : Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Focus Groups

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Skills Disorders
Randomized Controlled Trials

Investigating changes in real-time conscious postural processing by older adults during different stance positions using electroencephalography coherence

CHAN, D. C. L., WONG, T. W. L., ZHU, F. F., LAM, C. C., YOUNG, W. R., CAPIO, C. M. & MASTERS, R. S. W., 2019, In : Experimental Aging Research. 45, 5, p. 410-423

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neural Plate

Clinical reasoning of Filipino physical therapists: Experiences in a developing nation

ROTOR, E. R. & CAPIO, C. M., 2018, In : Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. 34, 3, p. 181-193

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physical Therapists
Developing Countries
Professional Practice
1 Citation (Scopus)

Conscious control is associated with freezing of mechanical degrees of freedom during motor learning

VAN GINNEKEN, W. F., POOLTON, J. M., CAPIO, C. M., VAN DER KAMP, J., CHOI, C. S. Y. & MASTERS, R. S. W., 2018, In : Journal of Motor Behavior. 50, 4, p. 436-456

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle