Jacqueline Alderson

Associate Professor, BSc PhD W.Aust., Adjunct Professor (Auckland University of Technology)

  • The University of Western Australia (M408), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 1224 Citations
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Personal profile


Associate Professor Jacqueline Alderson has been a member of faculty at the University of Western Australia since 2002. She teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate curriculums though maintains a strong research focus having supervised; 45 honours (by research thesis), 4 masters and 24 doctoral students to completion. Jacqueline currently supervises a further 6 PhD and 2 honours candidates in the sport, clinical and occupational biomechanics domains. She has authored/co-authored 130+ peer-reviewed textbooks, book chapters, research papers and conference proceedings in the areas of sports performance, sports injury prevention and biomechanical modelling. She is a current Executive Council member of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) She is a fellow and former director of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sport (ISBS). She has an extensive community and industry engagement portfolio that includes biomechanical consultancy /grant funding of > $2 million AUD from groups such as; the Australian Research Council, Australian Institute of Sport and their state based affiliates, Cricket Australia, Swimming Australia, International Cricket Council, Indian Premier League, Hockey Australia, New Zealand Accident Compensation Corporation, Fremantle Dockers Football Club and the Australian Automotive Cooperative Research Centre. A regular invited and keynote conference speaker, Jacqueline currently leads research teams in the areas of innovation, wearable technology, and artificial intelligence/big data analytics in sport and health.


Roles and responsibilities

Senior research lead in sports and clinical biomechanics

Future research

- Leveraging big data techniques for sports biomechanics
- Integrating wearable technologies for high fidelity field based data capture


Sports Biomechanics; Artifical Intelligence for Sport and Health Technology; Machine learning tool for Injury and disease prevention.


  • Biomechanics
  • Clinical gait analysis
  • Biomechanics—injury reduction

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Research Output 1999 2019

On-field player workload exposure and knee injury risk monitoring via deep learning

Johnson, W. R., Mian, A., Lloyd, D. G. & Alderson, J. A., 27 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 93, p. 185-193

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee Injuries
Knee Joint
11 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting athlete ground reaction forces and moments from motion capture

Johnson, W. R., Mian, A., Donnelly, C. J., Lloyd, D. & Alderson, J., 1 Oct 2018, In : Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing. 56, 10, p. 1781-1792 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

A Reliable Video-based ACL Injury Screening Tool for Female Team Sport Athletes

Weir, G., Alderson, J., Smailes, N., Elliott, B. & Donnelly, C., 10 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Sports Medicine. p. 191-199

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomechanical Phenomena
Articular Range of Motion
4 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting Athlete Ground Reaction Forces and Moments from Spatio-temporal Driven CNN Models

Johnson, W. R., Alderson, J., Lloyd, D. G. & Mian, A., 7 Jul 2018, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Elbow joint kinematics during cricket bowling using magneto-inertial sensors: A feasibility study

Wells, D., Alderson, J., Camomilla, V., Donnelly, C., Elliott, B. & Cereatti, A., 4 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 37, 5, p. 515-524 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elbow Joint
Feasibility Studies
Biomechanical Phenomena

Projects 2004 2019