Publications by Professor John Wang

 

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Book

  1. Liu, W. C., Wang, C. K. J., & Ryan, R. M. (2016). Building autonomous learners- Research and practical perspectives using self-determination theory. Singapore: Springer.
  2. Wang, C. K. J. (2009). Intrinsic Motivation in Physical Education: The Role of Ability beliefs, achievement goals. Germany: vdm-publishing. ISBN 978-3-639-08634-8.
  3. Wong, C. H. P., Boh, B. T., Chia, Y. H. M. & Wang, C. K. J. (2009). Obesity and cognitive function: Development of the computerised assessment of Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (C-RAVLT). NIE, Singapore. ISBN: 978-981-08-2218-7.
  4. Isley, N., Koh, K.T. & Wang, C. K. J. (2008). Level 3 Basketball Coaching Manual (Technical), Basketball Association of Singapore. 
  5. Wong, C. H. P., Boh, B. T., Chia, Y. H. M. & Wang, C. K. J. (2008). Obesity affects verbal memory in adolescents among top academic achievers in Singapore.
  6. Koh, K.T., York, T., Teo, H. H. & Wang, C. K. J. (2007). Level 1 Integrated Basketball Coaching Manual, Basketball Association of Singapore
  7. Wang, C. K. J., Lee, P. H. B., Chow, J. Y., Singh, B., Ng, M. (2004). Mental Skills for peak performance: An athlete’s guide. Ministry of Education, Singapore. ISBN: 981-05-0846-8.
  8. Chia, M., Quek, J. J., Wang, C. K. J., Teo-Koh, S. M., & Gosian, K. K. (2003). The nexus of hours of computer use, physical activity and physical fitness of pupils in Singapore: A report on the relationships between hours of computer use, physical activity and physical fitness of pupils in Singapore. Singapore: NIE Occasional Papers Series.

 

 

Book Chapters

  1. Gray, S., Mitchel, F., & Wang, C. K. J. (in press). Creating autonomy-supportive learning environments to improve health and wellbeing in physical education: New practices for new times. In Malcolm Thorburn (Ed.). Transformative Learning and Teaching in Physical Education.

  2. W. C., Liu, C. K. J., Wang, & R. M., Ryan (2016). Understanding motivation in education: theoretical and practical considerations. In C. K. John Wang, Woon Chia Liu, & Richard M. Ryan (Eds.), Building autonomous learners: Research and practical perspectives using self-determination theory (pp. 1-7). Singapore: Springer.
  3. Y. M., How, & C. K. J. Wang. (2016). Creating an autonomy-supportive Physical Education (PE) learning environment. In C. K. John Wang, Woon Chia Liu, & Richard M. Ryan (Eds.), Building autonomous learners: Research and practical perspectives using self-determination theory (pp. 207-225). Singapore: Springer.
  4. Wang, C. K. J., Ng, L. L. B., Liu, W. C., & Ryan, R. M. (2016). Can being autonomy-supportive in teaching improve students' self-regulation and performance? In C. K. John Wang, Woon Chia Liu, & Richard M. Ryan (Eds.), Building autonomous learners: Research and practical perspectives using self-determination theory (pp. 227-243). Singapore: Springer.
  5. Wang, C. K. J. (2016). Maximizing student motivation in physical education: A self-determination theory perspective. In Catherine D. Ennis, Kathleen Armour, Ang Chen, Alex Garn, Eliane Mauerberg-deCastro, Dawn Penney, Stephen Silverman, Melinda Solmon, & Richard Tinning (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of Physical Education Pedagogy, 594-606.
  6. Kee, Y. H., Wang, C. K. J., Lim, B. S. C., & Liu, W. C., (2012). Secondary students’ motivation and learning strategies profiles: The importance of an autonomy-supportive classroom structure. In Jason N. Franco & Alexander E. Svensgaard (Eds). Handbook on psychology of motivation: New Research (pp. 271-282). NY: Nova Publisher.
  7. Chew W. C. E., & Wang C. K. J. (2010). Perceptions of parental autonomy support and control and aspirations of student athletes in Singapore. . In M. Chia & J. Chiang (Eds.), Sport Science and Studies in Asia (pp. 231-248). Singapore: World Scientific.
  8. Chia, M., Quek, J. J., & Wang, C. K. J. (2009). Should PE teachers promote lifelong physical activity or lifelong physical fitness? A critical analysis of the scientific evidence. In N. Aplin (Ed.). Perspectives on PE and Sports Science in Singapore: An eye on the youth Olympics 2010 (pp. 39-54). Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education (Asia). 
  9. Wang, C. K. J., & Liu, W. C. (2009). Character development through physical education. In N. Aplin (Ed.). Perspectives on PE and Sports Science in Singapore: An eye on the youth Olympics 2010 (pp. 115-131). Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education (Asia). 
  10. Wang, C. K. J., & Liu, W. C. (2008).Promoting Intrinsic Motivation in Physical Education: The Role of Beliefs, Goals, and Self-Determination. In Towndrow, P. A., Koh, C., Tan, H. S., & Chan, D. F. C. (Eds.). Motivation and practice for the classroom (pp. 129-142). The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
  11. Koh, C., Wang, C. K. J., Tan, O. S., Ee, J., & Liu, W. C. (2008). Effective Practices in Group Project Work: Exploring the Views of Students and Teachers. In Dennis M. McInerney & Arief D. Liem. Research on Sociocultural Influences on Motivation and Learning: Teaching and Learning: International Best Practice (Vol 8, pp 223-243). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
  12. Wang, C. K. J. (2008).Mental Skills Training.In N. Isley, K. T. Koh,  & C. K. J. Wang (Ed),  Level 3 Basketball Coaching Manual (Technical) (pp 80-88). Singapore:Singapore Basketball Association.
  13. Biddle, S. J. H., Treasure, D. C., Wang, C. K. J. (2008). Motivational characteristics and youth physical (in) activity. In A. L. Smith, and S. J. H. Biddle (Eds). Youth physical activity and inactivity: Challenges and solutions (pp. 193-214). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
  14. Wang, C. K. J. (2007). Mental Skills Training.In K. T. Koh, T. York, H. H. Teo, & C. K. J. Wang (Ed). Level 1 Integrated Basketball Coaching(pp 81-85). Singapore:Singapore Basketball Association.
  15. Wang, C. K. J., & Biddle, S. J. H. (2007). Understanding young people’s motivation towards exercise: An integration of sport ability beliefs, achievement goals theory, and self-determination theory. In M. Hagger & Chatzisarantis, N. L. D. (Eds.) Self-determination Theory in Exercise and Sport (pp. 193-208). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
  16. Liu, W. C., Tan, O. S., Wang, C. K. J., Koh, C., & Ee, J. (2007). Motivation in the context of project work: The self-determination perspective. In D. M. McInerney, S. Van Etten and M. Dowson (Eds.), Research on Sociocultural Influences on Motivation and Learning: Standards in Education (Vol. 7, pp. 189-213). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
  17. Liu, W. C., & Wang, C. K. J. (2004). Project work and lower-ability stream students. In B. T. Ho, J. Netto-Shek & S. C. Chang (Eds.), Managing project work in schools: Issues and innovative practices (pp. 140-152). Singapore: Pearson Prentice Hall.
  18. Tan, S., Chang, A, Wang, J., Goh, C. B., & S. Gopinathan (2003). National Education in NIE: Moulding the values of our teachers. In K. S. S. Tan & C. B. Goh (Eds.), Securing our Future: Teachers’ Handbook for Infusing National Education into the Primary School Curriculum (Volume 1), pp. 38-45. Singapore: Pearson Prentice Hall.
  19. Tan, S., Chang, A, Wang, J., Goh, C. B., & S. Gopinathan (2003). National Education in NIE: Moulding the values of our teachers. In K. S. S. Tan & C. B. Goh (Eds.), Securing our Future: Teachers’ Handbook for National Education Ideas and Strategies for Secondary Schools (Volume 2), pp. 38-46. Singapore: Pearson Prentice Hall.         

 

 

 

Publications (International Refereed)

  1. Lim, B. S. C., How, Y. M., Tan, S. H, Wang, C. K. J., & Kamarova, S. (In Press). Adolescents’ self-determination profiles in physical education: Introjection and its implications. International Sports Studies, accepted 4 Dec 2016.

  2. Li, C., Wang, C. K. J., & Pyun, D. Y. (In Press). The roles of the talent development environment on athlete burnout: A Qualitative study. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 1 Dec 2016.
  3. Wang, C. K. J., Morin, A. J., Ryan, R. M., & Liu, W. C. (2016). Students’ motivational profiles in the physical education context. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 38, 612-630.
  4. Przybylski, A. K, & Wang, C. K. J. (2016) A large scale test of the gaming-enhancement hypothesis. PeerJ . 4:e2710 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2710
  5. Li, C., Wang, C. K. J., & Pyun, D. Y. (2016). Impacts of talent development environments on athlete burnout: A self-determination perspective. Journal of Sports Sciences, 1-8.
  6. Wang, C. K. J., Liu, W. C., Sun, Y., & Chua, L. L. (2016). Psychometric properties of the 3 x 2 achievement goal questionnaire for sport, International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 1-15.
  7. Wang, C. K.J., Pyun, D. Y., Li, C., & Lee M. (2016). Talent development environment and achievement goals adoption among Korean and Singaporean athletes: Does perceived competence matters? International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching, 11 (4), 496-504.
  8. Wang, C. K. J., Morin, A. J. S., Liu, W. C., & Chian, L. K. (2016). Predicting physical activity intention and behaviour using achievement goal theory: A person-centered analysis. Psychology for Sport & Exercise, 23, 13-20.
  9. How, Y. M., & Wang, C. K. J. (2016). The effectiveness of an autonomy-supportive teaching structure in physical education, RICYDE, Revista Internacional de Ciencias del Deporte, Special Issue, 43, 5-26
  10. Allison, P., Gray, S., Sproule, J., Nash, C., Martindale, R., & Wang, C. K. J. (2015). Exploring contributions of project-based learning to health and wellbeing in secondary education. Improving Schools, 18(3), 207-220. DOI: 10.1177/1365480215599298
  11. Ng, B. L., Liu, W. C., & Wang, C. K. J. (2016). Student Motivation and Learning in Mathematics and Science: A Cluster Analysis. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 14(7), 1359-1376. DOI: 10.1007/s10763-015-9654-1.
  12. Ng, B., Wang, C. K. J., & Liu, W. C. (2015). Self-regulated learning in Singaporean context: a congeneric approach of confirmatory factor analysis. International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 1-17.
  13. Ng, B., Liu, W. C., & Wang, C. K. J. (2015). A preliminary examination of teachers’ and students’ perspectives on autonomy-supportive instructional behaviors. Qualitative Research in Education, 4(2), 192-221.
  14. Lee, Y. S., Biddle, S., Chan, M. F., Cheng, A., Cheong, M., Chong, Y. S., ... & Pang, J. (2016). Health Promotion Board–Ministry of Health Clinical Practice Guidelines: Obesity. Singapore Medical Journal57(6), 292-300.
  15. Wang, C. K. J., Leng, H. K., & Kee, Y. H. (2014). Use of Facebook in physical activity intervention programme: A test of self-determination theory. International Journal of Sport Psychology46(3), 210-224.
  16. Koh, K. T., & Wang, C. K. J. (2015). Gender and type of sport differences on perceived coaching behaviours, achievement goal orientations and life aspirations of youth Olympic games Singaporean athletes. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology13(2), 91-103.
  17. Li, C., Wang, C. K. J., Pyun, D. Y., & Martindale, R. (2015). Further development of the talent development environment questionnaire for sport. Journal of Sports Sciences33(17), 1831-1843.
  18. Chatzisarantis, N., Kamarova, S., Kawabata, M., Wang, C. K. J., & Hagger, M. S. (2015). Developing and evaluating utility of school-based intervention programs in promoting leisure-time physical activity: An application of the theory of planned behavior. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 46(2), 95-116.
  19. Jaakkola, T., Wang, J., Yli-Piipari, S., & Liukkonen, J. (2015). A multilevel latent growth modelling of the longitudinal changes in motivation regulations in physical education. Journal of Sports Science & Medicine14, 163-171.
  20. Li, C., Koh, K. T., Wang, C. K. J., & Chian, L. K. (2015). Sports participation and moral development outcomes: Examination of validity and reliability of the prosocial and antisocial behavior in sport scale. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching10(5), 505-513.
  21. Koh, K. T., Mallett, C., Martin, C., & Wang, C. K. J.(2015). A guided reflection intervention for high performance basketball coaches. Internation Sport Coaching Journal, 2, 273-284.
  22. Ng, B., Wang, C. K. J., & Liu, W. C. (2015). Motivational–cognitive profiles of learners: Cluster movement. Personality and Individual Differences85, 128-133.
  23. Li, C., Wang, C. K. J., & Pyun, D. Y. (2014). Talent development environmental factors in sport: A review and taxonomic classification. Quest66(4), 433-447.
  24. Sun, Y. L., Wang, J., Yao, J. X., Ji, C. S., Dai, Q., & Jin, Y. H. (2014). Physical exercise and mental health: Cognition, anxiety, depression and self-concept. Progress in Physiology45(5), 337-342.
  25. Wang, C. K. J., Liu, W. C., Koh, K. T., & Lim, B. S. C. (2014). Differences in Daily Step Counts among Primary, Secondary, and Junior College Students in Singapore. Journal of Youth Studies17(2), 1-8.
  26. Wang, C. K. J., Sun, Y., Liu, W. C., & Yao, J. (2015). Latent Profile Analysis of the Physical Self-Description Among Chinese Adolescents. Current Psychology34(2), 282-293.
  27. Liu, W. C., Wang, C. K. J., Kee, Y. H., Koh, C., Lim, B. S. C., & Chua, L. (2014). College students’ motivation and learning strategies profiles and academic achievement: A self-determination theory approach. Educational Psychology34(3), 338-353.
  28. Reeve, J., Vansteenkiste, M., Assor, A., Ahmad, I., Cheon, S. H., Jang, H., ... & Wang, C. K. J. (2014). The beliefs that underlie autonomy-supportive and controlling teaching: A multinational investigation. Motivation and Emotion,38(1), 93-110.
  29. Hagger, M. S., Panetta, G., Leung, C. M., Wong, G. G., Wang, J. C., Chan, D. K., ... & Chatzisarantis, N. L. (2013). Chronic inhibition, self-control and eating behavior: Test of a ‘resource depletion’model. PLoS One8(10), e76888.
  30. Sproule, J., Martindale, R., Wang, J., Allison, P., Nash, C., & Gray, S. (2013). Investigating the experience of outdoor and adventurous project work in an educational setting using a self-determination framework. European Physical Education Review19(3), 315-328.
  31. Wang, C. K. J., Liu, W. C., Lim, B. S. C., & Li, F. (2013). Longitudinal changes in physical fitness performance in youth: A multilevel latent growth curve modeling approach. European Physical Education Review, 19(3), 329-346.
  32. Li, C., Wang, C. K.J., Pyun, D. Y. & Kee, Y. H. (2013). Burnout and its relations with basic psychological needs and motivation among athletes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychology of Sport and Exercise14(5), 692-700.
  33. Kee, Y. H., Chaturvedi, I., Wang, C. K. J., & Chen, L. H. (2013). The power of now: Brief mindfulness induction led to increased randomness of clicking sequence. Motor Control, 17(3), 238-255.
  34. Li, C., & Wang, C. K. J. (2013). Effect of exposure to Special Olympic Games on attitudes of volunteers towards inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities26(6), 515-521.
  35. Li, C., Tsoi, E. W., Zhang, A. L., Chen, S., & Wang, C. K. J. (2013). Psychometric properties of self-reported quality of life measures for people with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities25(2), 253-270.
  36. Wang, C. K. J., Liu, W. C., Lochbaum, M. R., & Stevenson, S. J. (2009). Sport ability beliefs, 2 x 2 achievement goals, and intrinsic motivation: The moderating role of perceived competence in sport and exercise. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport80(2), 303-312.
  37. Chew, W. C. E., & Wang, C. K. J. (2013). Parents as social context in youth sport: A validation of the PASCQ with adolescent Singapore athletes. International Social Science, 34.
  38. Li, C., Tsoi, E. W., & Wang, C. K. J. (2012). Chinese college students’ attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities: Differences by study major, gender, contact, and knowledge. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities58(3), 137-144.

  39. Yli-Piipari, S., Wang, C. K. J., Jaakkola, T., & Liukkonen, J. (2012). Examining the growth trajectories of physical education students’ motivation, enjoyment, and physical activity: A person-oriented approach. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology24(4), 401-417.

  40. Wang, C. K. J., Biddle, S. J., Liu, W. C., & Lim, B. C. (2012). A latent profile analysis of sedentary and physical activity patterns. Journal of Public Health, 20(4), 367-373.

  41. Liu, W. C., Wang, C. K. J., Koh, C., Chye, S., Chua, B. L., & Lim, B. S. C. (2012). Revised motivated strategies for learning questionnaire for secondary school students. International Journal of Research and Review8, 19-32.

  42. Wang, C. K. J., & Pyun, D. Y. (2012). Sports & physical activity promotion in Singapore: An emerging industry. International Journal of Asian Society for Physical Education, Sport & Dance, 10(1), 55-58.
  43. Koh, K. T., Wang, C. K. J., Erikson, K., & Côté, J. (2012). Experience in competitive youth sport and needs satisfaction: The Singapore story. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 43, 15-32.

  44. Koh K. T., Wang, C. K. J., & Mallett, C. J. (2012). Discriminating factors between successful and unsuccessful elite youth Olympic female basketball teams. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 12(1), 119-131.

  45. Koh, K. T., Mallett, C. J., & Wang, C. K. J. (2011). Developmental pathways of Singapore's high-performance basketball coaches. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology9(4), 338-353.

  46. Wang, C. K. J., Sproule, J., McNeill, M., Martindale, R. J., & Lee, K. S. (2011). Impact of the talent development environment on achievement goals and life aspirations in Singapore. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology23(3), 263-276.

  47. Wang, C. K. J., Liu, W. C., Chye, S., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. (2011). Understanding motivation in internet gaming among Singaporean youth: The role of passion. Computers in Human Behavior27(3), 1179-1184.

  48. Koh, K. T., Wang, C. K. J., & Mallett, C. (2011). Discriminating factors between successful and unsuccessful teams: A case study in elite youth Olympic basketball games. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports7(3), 21.

  49. Wang, C. K. J., Lim, B. S. C., Wee, S. L., & Soon, F. M. (2011). Development of an Inventory for Measuring Sporting Culture. International Journal of Asian Society for PE, Sport & Dance, 9(2), 44-53.

  50. Wang, C. K. J., Koh, K. T., Biddle, S. J., & Chye, S. (2011). Physical activity patterns and psychological correlates of physical activity among Singaporean primary, secondary, and junior college students. The ICHPER-SD Journal of Research in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport & Dance6(2), 3-9.

  51. Chatzisarantis, N. L., Hagger, M. S., & Wang, C. K. J. (2010). Evaluating the effects of implementation intention and self‐concordance on behaviour. British Journal of Psychology101(4), 705-718.

  52. Wang, C. K. J., Liu, W. C., Sun, Y., Lim, B. C., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. (2010). Chinese students’ motivation in physical activity: Goal profile analysis using Nicholl's achievement goal theory. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 8(3), 284-301.

  53. Martindale, R. J., Collins, D., Wang, C. K. J., McNeill, M., Lee, K. S., Sproule, J., & Westbury, T. (2010). Development of the talent development environment questionnaire for sport. Journal of Sports Sciences, 28(11), 1209-1221.
  54. Wang, C. K. J., Liu, W. C., Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., & Lim, B. S. C. (2010). Influence of Perceived Motivational Climate on Achievement Goals in Physical Education: A Structural Equation Mixture Modeling Analysis. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 32(3), 324-338.
  55. Lochbaum, M. R., Rhodes, R. E., Stevenson, S., Hilario, D, Surles, J., Stevens, T., & Wang, C. K. J. (2010). Does Gender Moderate the Exercising Personality? An Examination of Continuous and Stage-based Exercise. Journal of Psychology Health & Medicine, 15(1), 50-60.
  56. McNeill, M., Lim, B. S. C., Wang, C. K. J., Tan, W. K. C., & Macphail, A. (In Press). Moving towards quality Physical Education: Physical Education provision in Singapore. European PE Review.
  57. Pyun, D. Y., Kwon, H. H., Koh, K. T., & Wang, C. K. J. (In Press). Perceived Coaching Leadership of Youth Athletes in Singapore, Journal of Sport Behavior, Submitted 4 Mar 2008.  
  58. Wang, C. K. J., Liu, W. C., Sun, Y, Lim, B. S. C., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. D. (In Press). Chinese students’ motivation in physical activity: Goal profile analysis using the traditional achievement goal theory. International Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology. 15 April 2008. Revision submitted 26 Sept 2008, Accepted 27 Dec 2008.
  59. Kwon, H., Koh, K. T., Pyun, D. Y., & Wang, C. K. J. (2009). Psychometric Properties of the Leadership Scale for Sports: The case of Singaporean secondary school athletes. International Journal of Sport Management, 10(4), 367-381.
  60. Ee, J., Koh, C., Wang, J., Tan, O. S. & Liu, W. C. (2009). Goal Orientations & Metacognitive Skills of Normal Technical & Normal Academic Students on Project Work. Asia Pacific Education Review, 10(3), 337-344.
  61. Wang, C. K. J. (2009). Creating a sporting culture in Singapore: Youth Olympic Games and beyond. International Journal of Asian Society for Physical Education, Sports and Dance, 7(1), 61-63.
  62. Wang, C. K. J. Liu, W. C., & Khoo, A. (2009). The Psychometric Properties of Disposition Flow Scale in Internet Gaming. Current Psychology, 28 (3), 194-201.
  63. Koh, C., Wang, C. K. J., Tan, O. S., Liu, W. C., & Ee, J., (2009). Bridging the gaps between students’ perceptions of project work and teachers’ expectations. The Journal of Educational Research, 102, 333-348.
  64. Wang, C. K. J., Liu, W. C., Lochbaum, M. R., & Stevenson, S. J. (2009). Sport Ability Beliefs, 2 X 2 Achievement Goals, and Autonomy: The Moderating Role of Perceived Competence in the Exercise Domain. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80, 303-312.
  65. Wang, C. K. J., Hagger, M. S., & Liu, W. C. (2009). A cross-cultural validation of perceived locus of causality in physical education and sport contexts. Research Quarterly for Exercise & Sport, 80, 313-325.
  66. Wang, C. K. J., Koh, K. T., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. D. (2009). An Intra-Individual Analysis of Players’ Perceived Coaching Behaviours, Psychological Needs, and Achievement Goals, International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 4 (2), 177-192.
  67. Koh, K. T., Mallet, C., & Wang, C. K. J. (2009). Examining the Ecological Validity of the Coaching Behavioral Scale (Sports) for Basketball. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 4 (2), 262-272.
  68. Wang, C. K. J., Pyun, D. Y., Kim. J. Y., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. D. (2009). Testing for Multigroup Invariance of the Perceived Locus of Causality in Physical Education. Personality and Individual Differences, 2009, 47, 590-594.
  69. Liu, W. C., Wang, C. K. J., Tan, O. S., Ee, J., Koh, C. (2009). Understanding students’ motivation in project work: A 2 x 2 achievement goal approach. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 79, 87-106.
  70. Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., Hagger, M. S., Wang, C. K. J. & C. Thogersen-Ntoumanis, (2009). The effects of social identity and perceived autonomy support on health behaviour within the theory of planned behaviour. Current Psychology, 28 (1), 55-68.
  71. Lim, B. S. C., & Wang, C. K. J. (2009). Perceived Autonomy Support, Behavioural Regulations in Physical Education and Physical Activity Intention. Psychology for Sport & Exercise, 10, 52-60.
  72. Liu, W. C., Wang. C. K. J., Tan, O. S., Ee, J., & Koh, C. (2009). A self-determination approach to understanding students’ motivation in project work. Learning and Individual Differences, 19, 139-145.
  73. Pyun, D. Y., Wang, C. K. J., Kwon, H., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. D. (2008). Validity and Reliability of Teachers’ Perceived Beliefs about the Purposes of Physical Education Questionnaire. Asian Journal of Exercise and Sports Science, 5, 1-7.
  74. Liu, W. C., & Wang, C. K. J. (2008). Home environment and classroom climate: An investigation of their relation to students’ academic self-concept in a streamed setting. Current Psychology, 27, 242-256.
  75. Wang, C. K. J. & Liu, W. C. (2008). Teachers’ Motivation to Teach National Education in Singapore: A Self-Determination Theory Approach. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 28 (4), 395-410.
  76. Wang, C. K. J., Lim, B. S. C., Aplin, N. G., Chia, M., McNeill, M., & Tan, W. K. C. (2008). Students’ Perceived Purposes of Physical Education in Singapore: Perspectives from a 2 x 2 Achievement Goals Framework. European PE Review, 14, 51-70.
  77. Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., Hagger, M. S., & Wang C. K. J. (2008).  An experimental test of cognitive dissonance theory in the context of physical activity. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 20, 97-115.
  78. Wang, C. K. J., Khoo, A., Liu, W. C., & Divaharan, S. (2008). Passion and Intrinsic Motivation in Digital Gaming, CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11(1), 39-45.
  79. Kee, Y. H., & Wang, C. K. J. (2008). Relationships between mindfulness, flow dispositions and mental skills adoption: A cluster analytic approach. Psychology for Sport and Exercise, 9, 393-411.
  80. Chian, L. K. Z., & Wang, C. K. J. (2008). Motivational Profiles of Junior College Athletes in Singapore: A Cluster Analysis. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 20, 137-156.
  81. Wong, P. C. H., Chia, M. Y. H., Tsou, I., Wan, G., Tan, B., Wang C. K. J, Tan, J., Kim, C. G., Boh, G., & Lim, D. (2008). Effects of a 12-week school-based exercise training programme on aerobic fitness, body composition, blood lipids and C-reactive protein in adolescents with obesity. Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore, 37 (4), 286-293.
  82. Gray, S., Sproule, J., & Wang, C. K. J., (2008). Pupils’ perceptions of, and experiences, in team invasion games: A case study of a Scottish secondary school and its three feeder primary schools. European PE Review, 14, 179-201.
  83. Wang. C. K. J., Neill, J. T., Liu, W. C., Tan, O. S., Koh, C., & Ee, J. (2008). Project Work and Life Skills: Psychometric Properties of the Life Effectiveness Questionnaire for Project Work. Educational Research Journal, 21(1), 23-41.
  84. Wang, C. K. J., Biddle, S. J. H., & Elliot, A. (2007). Approach and avoidance goal profiles in physical education. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 8, 147-168.
  85. Hagger, M. S., Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., Barkoukis, V., Wang, C. K. J., Hein, V., Pihu, M., Soos, I., & Karsai, I. (2007). Cross-Cultural Generalizability of the Theory of Planned Behavior among Young People in a Physical Activity Context. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 29, 2-20.
  86. Liu, W. C., & Wang, C. K. J. (2007). The effects of perceived home environment and classroom climate on male and female students’ academic self-concept. Journal of Education, 5, 1, 52-71.
  87. Wang, C. K. J., & Liu, W. C. (2007). Promoting enjoyment in girls’ physical education: The impact of goals, beliefs, and self-determination. European Physical Education Review, 13, 145-164.
  88. Koh, C., Tan, O. S., Wang, C. K. J., Ee, J., Liu, W. C. (2007). Perception of low ability students on cooperative learning and group project work. Asia Pacific Education Review, 8 (1), 89-99.
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  90. Lochbaum, M. R., Bixby, W. R., & Wang, C. K. J. (2007). Achievement goal profiles for exercise participation: Differences in personality. Journal of Sport Behavior, 30, 471-490.
  91. Wong, C. H. P., Boh, B. T., Wang, C. K. J., & Chia, Y. H. M. (2007). Relationships between obesity and verbal memory performance among top academic achievers in Singapore. The Asian Journal of Exercise and Sports Science, 4 (1), 47-55.
  92. Spray, C. M., Wang, C. K. J., Biddle, S. J. H., Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., & Warburton, V. E. (2006). An experimental test of self-theories of ability in youth sport. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 7, 255-267.
  93. Spray, C. M., Wang, C. K. J., Biddle, S. J. H., & Chatzisarantis, N, L. D. (2006). Understanding motivation in sport: An experimental test of achievement goal and self-determination theories. European Journal of Sports Science, 6, 43-51.
  94. Wang, C. K. J., Khoo, A., Goh, C. B., Tan, S., & Gopinathan, S. (2006). Patriotism and National Education: Perceptions of trainee teachers in Singapore. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 26 (1), 51-64.
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  97. Wang, C. K. J., Liu, W. C., & Kahlid, A. (2006). Effects of a 5-day outward bound course on female high school students. The Australian Journal of Outdoor Education, 10, 20-28.
  98. Morgan, K., Sproule, J., McNeill, M., Kingston, K., & Wang, C. K. J. (2006). A cross-cultural study of motivational climate in physical education lessons in the UK and Singapore. International Journal of Sports Psychology, 37, 299-316.
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  100. McNeill, M., & Wang, C. K. J. (2005). Psychological profiles of elite sports players in Singapore. Psychology of Exercise and Sport, 6, 117-128.
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  108. Wang, C. K. J., Quek, J. J., Chia, Y. H. M., Chia, T. F., & Mok, J. (2004). Healthtrek Information Tracking System (HITS): Examining the effectiveness of a portable health-enabling device in adults and children. International Journal of Asian Society for PE & Sport, 2, 53-57.
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Research Projects

 

No

Title of Project & Duration

Level of Involvement

Type & Amount of Grant

1.

Making the Implicit Explicit: The holistic development of Primary School Pupils through the Integration of Physical Education and Health Education – The Beacon Primary school Experience

Co-Investigator

AcRF (Tier 1) Approved grant of $84 700

2.

Development and evaluation of an intervention based on the theory of planned behaviour in promoting leisure time physical activity participation

Co-Principal Investigator

AcRF (Tier 1) Approved grant of $91 748

3.

Impact of Talent Development Environment and Life Aspirations of Student Athletes in Singapore: An Exploratory Study (Mar 2009 – Dec 2009)

Principal Investigator (Co)

MOE CCAB ($15,000)

4.

The Developmental Profile of Performance Coaches for Young Adolescents in Singapore Schools (Apr 2009 – Dec 2009)

Co Investigator   

Singapore Sports Council ($4600) in collaboration with MOE CCAB.

5.

Developing An Index For Measuring Sporting Culture in Singapore (Jan 2009 – Dec 2009)

Research Consultant & Principal -Investigator

MCYS (Fully Funded)

6.

Understanding Human Self-Control and Decision Making (May 2009 – May 2012)

Principal Investigator (Co)

MOE ACRF Tier 2 T208B4205  S$506,000

7.

Teaching and Learning in Physical Education: Promoting Pupils’ Participation in Lifelong Physical Activity (May 2006 to Sep 2009)

Chief Principal Investigator

EDRF (EP 2/06 JW -R49210003 S$432 050) 

8.

Effects of digital gaming on children and teenagers in Singapore. (Jul 2006 to Sep 2009)

Co Investigator

EDRF (EP1/06/AK,  S$252,375 and MDA S$146,551: Total $398,926

9.

Ministry of Community Development & Sport – Population Sport & Community Bonding National Survey (July 2004 till May 2005 Completed)

Research Consultant & Principal -Investigator

MCYS (approx. $150K)

10.

Enhancing Learning for Normal Stream Students: Insights into cognitive and motivational processes in Project Work(Jun 05 to Dec 08. Complated)

Principal Investigator (Co)

EDRF ($172,450)
EP 3/05 TOC

11.

An Exploratory Study of the Social Psychological Benefits of a 5-day OBS for Girls’ Home in Singapore (Aug 2003 till Feb 2004 Completed)

Principal Investigator

National Youth Council ($3K)

12.

NIE National Education Study (02-06 Completed)

Principal Investigator

NE Committee ($800 annually)

13.

Psychological Outcomes of Naval Base Secondary School Project ‘ACE’ - An Outdoor Education Approach to developing Caring Citizens, Future Leaders on participants (April 2004 till Dec 2004 Completed)

Principal Investigator

 

Naval Base Sec School

 

14.

Health Trek Information Tracking System (Web-based) (02-05 Completed).

Co-inventor & Principal Investigator

ADE Pte Ltd

15.

An Exploratory Study of the Social Psychological Benefits of a 5-day OBS for Boys’ Home in Singapore (May 2002 till May 2003 Completed).

Principal Investigator

National Youth Council ($7K)

 

16.

Step With It, Singapore! Healthy Active Lifestyle Initiative SWI Challenge Week Pilot Project Evaluation (July 2003 till Dec 2003 Completed).

Principal Investigator

Coca-Cola Pte Ltd
Approx = $150K

17.

Study on Motivational Climate of PE classes (Oct 2002 till Dec 2003 Completed).

Principal Investigator

Yusof Ishak Sec School

18.

Health Trek Information Tracking System (PDA-based): Pilot Study (2002 Completed).

Co-inventor & Principal Investigator

ADE Pte Ltd
Appro = $200k

19.

The effect of a 12-week modified low-impact “Jump Rope for Heart” exercise programme on lipid profiles, C-reactive protein and functional capacity of obese children in Singapore (04-07 Completed).

Co-investigator

Approx. $11,000 (AcRF, Ref RI4/04 CHW)

20.

Effects of 12-week Exercise Training on Lipid Profiles, C-Reactive Protein, Body Composition and Functional Capacity of Obese Adolescents in Singapore (04-07 Completed).

Co-investigator

Approx. $1,000 (AcRF), Ref. RI 4/04 CHW