Yao Jie XIE

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong



Area of Interest

Women’s health (CVDs, Migraine, Osteoporosis, Obesity) Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and cardiometabolic health Promoting healthy lifestyle in the community Population-based behavioral risk factors

top publication

1. Xie, Y. J., Peng, R., Han, L., Zhou X., Xiong Z., Zhang Y., Li, J., Yao, R., Li, T., Zhao, Y. (2016). Associations of neonatal high birth weight with maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain: A case-control study in women from Chongqing, China. BMJ Open, 6:e010935. 8 pages. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010935
2. Liu, Z. M., Ho, S. C., Xie, Y. J., Chen, Y. J., Chen, Y. M., Chen, B., ... & Tse, L. A. (2016). Associations between dietary patterns and psychological factors: a cross-sectional study among Chinese postmenopausal women. Menopause. 9 pages. [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000000701
3. Hui, S. S. C., Xie, Y. J., Woo, J., & Kwok, T. C. Y. (2016). Practicing Tai Chi had lower energy metabolism than walking but similar health benefits in terms of aerobic fitness, resting energy expenditure, body composition and self-perceived physical health. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 27, 43-50. 8 pages. doi:10.1016/j.ctim.2016.05.006
4. Xie, Y. J., Ho, S. C., Su X. F., & Liu, Z. M. (2016). Changes in Body Weight From Young Adulthood to Middle Age and Its Association With Blood Pressure and Hypertension: A Cross-Sectional Study in Hong Kong Chinese Women. Journal of The American Heart Association, 5(1):e002361. 10 pages. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002361.
5. Liu, Z. M., Ho, S. C., Chen, Y. M., Xie, Y. J., Huang, Z. G., & Ling, W. H. (2016). Research protocol: effect of natural S-equol on blood pressure and vascular function-a six-month randomized controlled trial among equol non-producers of postmenopausal women with prehypertension or untreated stage 1 hypertension. BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 16(89). 9 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12906-016-1065-5
6. Hui, S. S. C., Xie, Y. J., Woo, J., & Kwok, T. C. Y. (2015). Effects of Tai Chi and Walking Exercises on Weight Loss, Metabolic Syndrome Parameters, and Bone Mineral Density: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2015, Article ID 976123, 10 pages. doi:10.1155/2015/976123.
7. Liu,Z M., Ho, S. C., Xie, Y. J., & Woo, J. (2015). Whole plant foods intake is associated with fewer menopausal symptoms in Chinese postmenopausal women with prehypertension or untreated hypertension.Menopause, 22(5), 496-504. 9 pages. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000000349.
8. Xu, X., Gong, T., Zhang, Y., Wu, C., Xie, Y. J., Wang, H. H., ... & Zhao, Y. (2015). Evaluation of anti-smoking television advertising on tobacco control among urban community population in Chongqing, China. Tobacco Induced Diseases, 13(1):31. 13 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12971-015-0057-4.
9. Hui, S. S. C., Hui, G. P. S., & Xie, Y. J. (2014). Association between Physical Activity Knowledge and Levels of Physical Activity in Chinese Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. PloS ONE, 9(12), e115098. 14 pages. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115098. Xie, Y. J., Ho, S. C., Liu, Z. M., & Hui, S. S. C. (2014). Birth weight and blood