Dr. Alice Sweeting

Sport Scientist @ Western Bulldogs

Alice is currently a Research Fellow within the Institute for Sport and Health (IHES) at Victoria University and holds a joint appointment at the Western Bulldogs, where she supervises postgraduate student research projects. Alice’s area of expertise is performance analysis and wearable technologies. Alice completed her PhD at Victoria University in conjunction with Netball Australia and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). Alice’s PhD thesis focused on using data mining techniques to profile the movement sequences of elite and junior-elite female netball athletes, via a novel radio-frequency based tracking system. Alice also worked on a data analysis project with Netball Australia in the lead up to the 2015 Netball World Cup. Alice will be presenting on the use of analytics within an elite AFL Club and how data analysis helps to understand team-sport performance. Alice is involved with various projects using data analysis in Australian Football and has a particular interest in complex and decision support systems.