Thesis title: Switching to Fitness Apps Gets Students Moving: A Study into the Effect of Fitness Application Intervention in Improving Physical Activity and Health-related Quality of Life among University Students in Scotland
Zhuo became an MPhil researcher in January 2021 after completing her second MSc in management and a few years of working in human resource (HR) development with the State Development & Investment Corporation in China. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Physical Training Research (GPA of 4.02) and a master’s degree in Physical Education and Research (average score of 82) from Beijing Sport University. She twice won the Chinese National Scholarship because of her academic and athletic success during her undergraduate and graduate phases.
Zhuo’s bachelor thesis, “An Analysis into the Scores and Losses of Chinese and Korean Women Taekwondo Fights in the 16th Asian Games”, was awarded the first prize at the 6th Forum of Capital Young Scholar on Sports Training. While Zhuo was studying for her first MSc, she interned at the Chinese National Taekwondo Team during the 2012 Olympics and contributed to “Training Process Control of Core Taekwondo Athletes in Preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games and their Psychological Stability during the Competition”, which was awarded by the General Administration of Sport of China for research breakthroughs.
Zhuo has just begun her second year of the PhD journey. She is working on her first-year progression report.
MSc, Management (University of Glasgow)
MSc, Education and Training (Beijing Sports University, China)
Undergraduate, Athletic Training (Beijing Sports University, China)
Responsibilities & affiliations
2015 - 2019 HR Manager, State Development & Investment Corporation (SDIC) (Beijing, China)