Prof. Dr. Ming-Kai CHIN, MBA, Ph.D.
Past President and Founder
Founder and President, Foundation for Global Community Health (GCH)
Vice President, Global Affairs & Research
HOPSports Inc., USA
Prof. Dr. Ming-kai Chin received his Ph.D. in exercise physiology from University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA in 1985. Previously he served as the Head of Sports Science at the Hong Kong Sports Institute; Head and Principal Lecturer, Department of Physical Education and Sports Science at the Hong Kong Institute of Education; and Professor, School of Kinesiology, Allied Health and Human Services, University of Northern Iowa, USA. Currently, he is the Vice President, Global Affairs and Research, HOPSports, Inc., USA. Prof. Chin’s research interests lie in integrated and holistic approaches in the fields of physical activity, sports, exercise science, leisure, health, and technology to promote active living in school and community.
An editor of 8 books and author of over 190 publications in scientific and sports journals in English and Chinese, Prof. Chin has offered over 130 keynote and invited presentations, and over 90 conference paper presentations in North America, South America, Africa, Europe and Asia Pacific Region. A Fellow of AIESEP and Research Consortium of SHAPE America, he is one of the four Founders and Former President, Asian Council of Exercise and Sports Science (ACESS).
Prof. Chin is the Co-editor of the new book “Physical Education and Health: Global Perspectives and Best Practice” in 2014 of which scholars of 40 countries are contributing their chapters on the new direction of physical education and health in their respective country.
In April 2015, Prof. Chin was awarded the Medail of Manuel Gomes Tubino by FIEP for his contribution of global work in physical education. In 2015 Prof. Chin has been elected as the Founding President, BRICS Council of Exercise & Sports Science (BRICSCESS) and is the Founder and President, The Foundation For Global Community Health (GCH) in partnership with UN Global Sustainable Index Institute (UNGSII) to promote the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to 193 countries.