Jockey Club BIGMAP provides selected games and activities with the aim of enhancing older adults' cognitive functions and physical fitness.


賽馬會活腦健體計劃結合了遊戲及活動,期望提升參加者的認知能力和體適能。

Date: 04 Jan 2018 (Thursday)

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HKBU receives support from HKJC Charities Trust to deliver dementia prevention programme

浸大獲賽馬會慈善信託基金撥款推動認知障礙預防計劃

Dr Stephen Hui Research Centre for Physical Recreation and Wellness (CPRW) of HKBU was awarded a grant of HK$5.06m from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust to offer an 18-month dementia prevention programme to local non-government organisations, starting from 22 February.                     
 
Jockey Club BIGMAP (Brain Invigoration and Gross Motor Activation Programme) is a centre-based programme for older adults led by Professor Chow Bik-chu, Director of CPRW, and Professor Frank Fu, Honorary Director of CPRW, with team members Professor Lena Fung, former professor the Department of Physical Education, and CPRW Research Fellows Miss Ip Hay-wood, Ms Polina Cheng, and Dr Yvonne Yuan .  
 
The programme provides carefully selected games, activities and talks with the aim of  enhancing participants’ cognitive functions and physical fitness, and promoting a healthy lifestyle.  The overarching goal of the project is to enhance the cognitive function and the physical fitness of older adults in Hong Kong and prevent dementia.

浸大許士芬博士體康研究中心獲香港賽馬會慈善信託基金撥款港幣506萬元,在香港非政府機構進行一項為期18個月的認知障礙預防計劃,計劃將於2月22日正式展開。
 
賽馬會活腦健體計劃專為長者而設,由許士芬博士體康研究中心總監周碧珠教授、榮譽總監傳浩堅教授領導,項目成員還包括前浸大體育學系教授馮瑪莉教授、許士芬博士體康研究中心研究員葉希活女士、鄭金枝女士及袁慧儀博士。
 
該計劃結合了遊戲、活動及講座,期望提升參加者的認知能力、體適能,以及對健康生活方式的認識;並從而達至計劃的最大目標--全面提升香港長者的認知功能及體能,並預防認知障礙。