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Dr Robin Sze-tak HO

何思德

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
+852 3943 6085
Research Interest
  • Evidence-based healthcare; Systematic review; Meta-analysis; Network meta-analysis
  • Resistance Training & Family Physical Activity
Recent Publications
    1. Ho, R. S., Chan, E. K., Liu, K. K., Wong, S. H. (2022). Active Video Game on Children and Adolescents' Physical Activity and Weight Management: A Network Meta‐Analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 2022;00:1- 19. doi: 10.1111/sms.14176
    2. Ho, R. S., Huang, W. Y., Lo, H., Liu, K.K., Wong, S. H. (2022). Parental Factors Associated with Physical Activity Among East Asian Children/Youth: A Meta-analysis based on the Active Healthy Kids Report Cards. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2022; 00:1-8. doi: 10.1177/10105395221103377
    3. Ho, R. S., Ho, F. F., Adams, J., Cramer, H., Leung, B., Ward, L., Zhang, Y., Chung, V. C. (2022). Patients’ perceptions on non‐specific effects of acupuncture: Qualitative comparison between responders and non‐responders. Integrative medicine research, 11(1), 100771. doi: 10.1016/j.imr.2021.100771
    4. Zhang, X., Zheng, C., Ho, R. S., Miyashita, M., & Wong, S. H. S. (2022). The Effects of Accumulated Versus Continuous Exercise on Postprandial Glycemia, Insulin, and Triglycerides in Adults with or Without Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Sports Medicine-Open, 8(1), 1-19. doi: 10.1186/s40798-021-00401-y
    5. Sutanto, D., Ho, R. S., Poon, E. T., Yang, Y., & Wong, S. H. (2022). Effects of Different Trunk Training Methods for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Meta-Analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(5), 2863. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19052863
    6. Huang, W. Y., Ho, R. S., Tremblay, M. S., & Wong, S. H. S. (2021). Relationships of physical activity and sedentary behaviour with the previous and subsequent nights’ sleep in children and youth: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Journal of Sleep Research, 30(6), e13378. doi: 10.1111/jsr.13378
    7. Poon, E. T. C., Wongpipit, W., Ho, R. S., & Wong, S. H. S. (2021). Interval training versus moderate-intensity continuous training for cardiorespiratory fitness improvements in middle-aged and older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Sports Sciences, 39(17), 1996-2005. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1912453
    8. Zheng, C., Zhang, X., Sheridan, S., Ho, R.S., Sit, C. H. P., Huang, Y., & Wong, S. H. S. (2021). Effect of sedentary behavior interventions on vascular function in adults: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 31(7), 1395-1410. doi: 10.1111/sms.13947
    9. Ho, R.S., Wong, C.H., Wu, J.C., Wong, S.Y., Chung, V.C. (2020) Non-specific effects of acupuncture and sham acupuncture in clinical trials from the patient’s perspective: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. Acupuncture in Medicine. doi: 10.1177/0964528420920299
    10. Wu, I.X., Lam, V.C., Ho, R.S., Cheung, W.K., Sit, R.W., Chou, L.W., Zhang, Y., Leung, T.H., Chung, V.C. (2020) Acupuncture and related interventions for carpal tunnel syndrome: systematic review. Clinical Rehabilitation. doi: 10.1177/0269215519877511
    11. Tsoi, A.K., Ho, L.T., Wu, I.X., Wong, C.H., Ho, R.S., Lim, J.Y., Mao, C., Lee, E.K., Chung, V.C. (2020) Methodological quality of systematic reviews on treatments for osteoporosis: A cross-sectional study. Bone. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2020.115541
    12. Ho, R.S., Chung, V.C., Wong, C.H., Wu, J.C., Wong, S.Y., Wu, I.X. (2017) Acupuncture and related therapies used as add-on or alternative to prokinetics for functional dyspepsia: overview of systematic reviews and network meta-analysis. Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09856-0
    13. Ho, R.S., Wong, C.H, Chung, V.C. (2015) Medical synopsis: Can acupuncture be an alternative treatment option for patients with refractory functional dyspepsia? Advances in integrative medicine. doi: 10.1016/j.aimed.2016.02.004
    14. Ho, R.S., Wu, X., Yuan, J., Liu, S., Lai, X., Wong, S.Y., Chung, V.C. (2015) Methodological quality of meta-analyses on treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cross-sectional study using the AMSTAR (Assessing the Methodological Quality of Systematic Reviews) tool. Nature Partner Journal Primary Care Respiratory Medicine. doi: 10.1038/npjpcrm.2014.102
    15. Wong, C.H., Wu, I.X., Cheung, W.K., Ho, R.S., Leach, M.J., Peng, W., Zhang, Y., Wu, J.C., Chung, V.C. (2019) Impact of evidence-based healthcare education for Chinese medicine practitioners: A pre-post evaluation. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2019.05.004
    16. Cheung, W.K., Wu, I.X., Sit, R.W., Ho, R.S., Wong, C.H., Wong, S.Y., Chung, V.C. (2019) Low-level laser therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome: systematic review and network meta-analysis. Physiotherapy. doi: 10.1016/j.physio.2019.06.005
    17. Wu, I.X., Wong, C.H., Ho, R.S., Cheung, W.K., Ford, A.C., Wu, J.C., Mak, A.D., Cramer, H., Chung, V.C. (2019) Acupuncture and related therapies for treating irritable bowel syndrome: overview of systematic reviews and network meta-analysis. Therapeutic advances in gastroenterology. doi: 10.1177/1756284818820438
    18. Hung, C.Y., Chung, V.C., Wu, X.Y., Ho, R.S., Tang, E.C., Wu, J.C., Lau, A.Y. (2018) Overview of systematic reviews with meta-analyses on Chinese herbal medicine in stroke management. Advances in Integrative Medicine. doi: 10.1016/j.aimed.2018.11.002
    19. Chu, M.H., Wu, I.X., Ho, R.S., Wong, C.H., Zhang, A.L., Zhang, Y., Wu, J.C., Chung, V.C. (2018) Chinese herbal medicine for functional dyspepsia: systematic review of systematic reviews. Therapeutic advances in gastroenterology. doi: 10.1177/1756284818785573
    20. Wu, X.Y., Du, X.J., Ho, R.S., Lee, C.C., Yip, B.H., Wong, M.C., Wong, S.Y., Chung, V.C. (2017) Characteristics and Methodological Quality of Meta-Analyses on Hypertension Treatments—A Cross-Sectional Study. The Journal of Clinical Hypertension. doi: 10.1111/jch.12889
    21. Chung, V.C., Ho, R.S., Wu, X., Wu, J.C. (2016) Incorporating traditional Chinese medicine syndrome differentiation in randomized trials: methodological issues. European Journal of Integrative Medicine. doi: 10.1016/j.eujim.2016.08.164
    22. Wu, X.Y., Lam, V.C., Yu, Y.F., Ho, R.S., Feng, Y., Wong, C.H., Yip, B.H., Tsoi, K.K., Wong, S.Y., Chung, V.C. (2016) Epidemiological characteristics and methodological quality of meta-analyses on diabetes mellitus treatment: a systematic review. European journal of endocrinology. doi: 10.1530/EJE-16-0172
    23. Chung, V.C., Wong, S.Y., Wang, H.H., Wong, M.C., Wei, X., Wang, J., Liu, S., Ho, R.S., Yu, E.L., Griffiths, S.M. (2016) Use of traditional and complementary medicine as self-care strategies in community health centers: cross-sectional study in urban pearl river delta region of China. Medicine. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000003761
    24. Sit, R.W., Chung, V.C., Reeves, K.D., Rabago, D., Chan, K.K., Chan, D.C., Wu, X., Ho, R.S., Wong, S.Y. (2016) Hypertonic dextrose injections (prolotherapy) in the treatment of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/srep25247
    25. Chung, V.C., Wu, X., Ma, P.H., Ho, R.S., Poon, S.K., Hui, D.S., Wong, S.Y., Wu, J.C. (2016) Chinese herbal medicine and salmeterol and fluticasone propionate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: systematic review and network meta-analysis. Medicine. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000003702
    26. Chung, V.C., Yip, B.H., Yu, E.L., Liu, S., Ho, R.S., Sit, R.W., Leung, A.W., Wu, J.C., Wong, S.Y. (2016) Patient Perceptions of Expression of Empathy From Chinese Medicine Clinicians in a Chinese Population: A Cross-Sectional Study. Medicine. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000003316
    27. Chung, V.C., Ho, R.S., Liu, S., Chong, M.K., Leung, A.W., Yip, B.H., Hon, S.M., Zee, B.C., Wu, J.C., Sit, R.W., Lau, A.Y. (2016) Electroacupuncture and splinting versus splinting alone to treat carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized controlled trial. Canadian Medical Association Journal. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.151003
    28. Chung, V.C., Yip, B.H., Griffiths, S.M., Ellen, L.M., Liu, S., Ho, R.S., Wu, X., Leung, A.W., Sit, R.W., Wu, J.C., Wong, S.Y. (2015) Patients’ experience of Chinese Medicine Primary Care Services: Implications on Improving Coordination and Continuity of Care. Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/srep18853
    29. Chung, V.C., Wu, X., Hui, E.P., Ziea, E.T., Ng, B.F., Ho, R.S., Tsoi, K.K., Wong, S.Y., Wu, J.C. (2015) Effectiveness of Chinese herbal medicine for cancer palliative care: overview of systematic reviews with meta-analyses. Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/srep18111
    30. Wu, X., Chung, V.C., Hui, E.P., Ziea, E.T., Ng, B.F., Ho, R.S., Tsoi, K.K., Wong, S.Y., Wu, J.C. (2015) Effectiveness of acupuncture and related therapies for palliative care of cancer: overview of systematic reviews. Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/srep16776
    31. Shuldiner, S.R., Chung, V.C., Wu, X., Ching, J., Ho, R.S., Cheong, P.K., Wong, W., Wu, J.C. (2015) Methodological challenges in mapping chinese medicine syndrome with conventional diagnosis: Implications for multi-centre trials in integrative medicine. European Journal of Integrative Medicine. doi: 10.1016/j.eujim.2015.07.027
    32. Chung, V.C., Ho, R.S., Wu, X., Fung, D.H., Lai, X., Wu, J.C., Wong, S.Y. (2015) Are meta-analyses of Chinese herbal medicine trials trustworthy and clinically applicable? A cross-sectional study. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2014.12.028
Conference/Symposium Presentation
  • Ho, R.S., Chan, E.K., Liu, K.K., Wong, S.H. (2022). Active Video Game On Children And Adolescents’ Physical Activity Levels And Bodyweight Management: Network Meta-analysis. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)'s 2022 Annual Meeting & World Congresses. Accepted.
  • Ho, R.S., Huang, W.Y., Wong, S.H. (2020). A Meta-analysis Protocol Among Active Healthy Kids Report Cards’ Indicators In East Asian Regions. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. doi: 10.1249/01.mss.0000680504.41687.e2
  • Sutanto, D., Ho, R. S., Poon, E. T., & Ho, S. H. (2021). Effectiveness Of Different Trunk Muscle Training Methods For Non-specific Low Back Pain: A Meta-analysis. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 53(8S), 449-450.
  • Poon, E. T. C., Wongpipit, W., Ho, R. S., & Wong, S. H. (2021). Interval Training For Cardiorespiratory Fitness In Middle-aged And Older Adults: A Systematic Review And Meta-analysis. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 53(8S), 237.
  • Zheng, C., Zhang, X., Sheridan, S., Ho, R. S., Sit, C. H. P., Huang, Y., & Wong, S. H. (2021). Effect Of Sedentary Behavior Interventions On Vascular Function In Adults: A Systematic Review And Meta-analysis: 258. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 53(8S), 80-81.
Teaching Experience
  • Education and Promotion of Exercise and Health
  • Human Growth and Health Education
  • Research Method
  • Research Project
  • Guided Study
Selected Honours and Awards
  • 2022 Hong Kong Bodybuilding Championships organized by the Hong Kong China Bodybuilding And Fitness Association (HKCBBA) - Classic Physique above 170cm Division Top 6 Finalist
  • Best Poster Presentation award in the 10th annual International Congress of Complementary Medicine Research (ICCMR), 2015 organized in Jeju, South Korea
  • Reaching Out Award 2014/2015 (CUHK)
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