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Biography

Dr Thomson Wong graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a BSc in Physiotherapy and The University of Hong Kong with an MSc in Sports Science and a PhD in Sports Science and Human Performance. He is an experienced physiotherapist with a wide range of clinical experience serving patients in different rehabilitation specialties and settings.

Thomson’s primary research interests are geriatric, falls, and psycho-motor rehabilitation. He is also interested in motor control and learning, postural control assessment and training, and tele-rehabilitation in older adults and people with movement disorders and neurological diseases. Thomson has obtained and successfully completed major competitive external research grants, such as the Early Career Scheme, General Research Fund, and Health and Medical Research Fund.    

Thomson has served as an executive committee member of the Geriatric Specialty Group in the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association for more than ten years. He has been appointed as a board member of the International Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Physiotherapy (Australian Physiotherapy Association) since 2014.

Research Interests:

  • Geriatric and falls rehabilitation
  • Psycho-motor rehabilitation
  • Motor control and learning
  • Postural control assessment and training
  • Tele-rehabilitation

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Diploma in Acupuncture for Physiotherapists, Sun Yat Sen University

Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Master of Science in Sports Science, The University of Hong Kong

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Hong Kong

External positions

Executive Committee Member, Geriatric Specialty Group, Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association

International Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Physiotherapy, Australian Physiotherapy Association

Honorary Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

Honorary Advisor, The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

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