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Alice Sweeting

BSport&ExSci (VicMelb), BSportRecMg (VicMelb), BAppSc (Hons) (VicMelb), Level 1 ISAK Anthropometrist

Research Fellow (Sport Science)

Alice currently holds a joint appointment as Research Fellow within the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL) and as a Sport Scientist with the Western Bulldogs. Alice’s PhD with Victoria University, the Australian Institute of Sport and Netball Australia examined the movement sequences performed by elite and junior-elite female netball athletes during matches.

Publications

Refereed journal articles

Sweeting, A. J., Aughey, R. J., Cormack, S. J., & Morgan, S. (2017). Discovering frequently recurring movement sequences in team-sport athlete spatiotemporal data. Journal of Sports Sciences, 1-7.

Sweeting, A. J., Billaut, F., Varley, M. C., Rodriguez, R. F., Hopkins, W. G., & Aughey, R. (2017). Variations in Hypoxia Impairs Muscle Oxygenation and Performance During Simulated Team-Sport Running. Frontiers in Physiology, 8, 80.

Walker, E. J., McAinch, A. J., Sweeting, A., & Aughey, R. J. (2016). Inertial sensors to estimate the energy expenditure of team-sport athletes. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 19(2), 177-181.

Inness, M. W., Billaut, F., Walker, E. J., Petersen, A. C., Sweeting, A. J., & Aughey, R. J. (2016). Heavy Resistance Training in Hypoxia Enhances 1RM Squat Performance. Frontiers in Physiology, 7.

Conference presentations

Sweeting, A. J., Morgan, Stuart., Cormack, Stuart J., and Aughey, Robert J. (2014). A Movement Sequencing Analysis of Team-Sport Athlete Match Activity Profile. Presented at the 12th Australasian Conference on Mathematics and Computers in Sport, MathSport (ANZIAM), Darwin, N.T, Australia.

Sweeting, A. J., Billaut, F., Rodriguez, R., Varley, Matthew C., and Aughey, Robert J. (March, 2013). The Effect of Acute Simulated, Titrated Altitude on Repeated-Sprint Ability. Presented at Altitude Training and Team Sports Conference, Doha, Qatar.

Industry experience

2011 - 2013: Sport Science Assistant at the Western Bulldogs. Responsible for the setup, collection and analysis of global positioning system (GPS) data during AFL training and matches. Involved with athlete field and laboratory testing.

2013 - 2016: PhD scholar with Netball Australia and the Australian Institute of Sport. Involved in the national high performance program and elite underage camps, collecting match data. Collected and analysed data for performance analysis research project with the Australian Netball Diamonds in the lead up to the 2015 Netball World Cup.

Appearances in the media

Portfolios

Areas of expertise

  • Sport Physiology
  • Sport Analytics
  • Athlete Wearable Technology
  • Australian Rules Football (AFL)
  • Netball
  • Altitude training

Contact details

+61 3 9919 5299