Jacqueline Alderson

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

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

    6009 Perth


  • The University of Western Australia (M253), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 1395 Citations
  • 20 h-Index

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Personal profile


As a scientist and tech innovator, Jacqueline is regular national and international keynote speaker currently leading research teams in wearable tech, artificial intelligence and pro-public technology applications in sport and health. She teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate curriculums though maintains a strong research focus having supervised; 45 honours (by research thesis), 5 masters and 23 doctoral students to completion. She currently supervises a further 9 PhD candidates.

She has authored/co-authored 130+ peer-reviewed textbooks, book chapters, journal papers and conference proceedings in the areas of sports performance, sports injury prevention, biomechanical modelling & machine learning. A current executive council member of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB), she is also 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 consultancy/grant funding of ~ $8 million (AUD) from collaborators such as; the Australian Research Council, International Cricket Council, New Zealand Accident Compensation Corporation, Australian Institute of Sport and their state based affiliates, Cricket Australia, Swimming Australia, Indian Premier League, Hockey Australia, Fremantle Dockers Football Club, VICON - the world's leading motion capture company. 


Roles and responsibilities

  • Discipline lead in sport and clinical biomechanics
  • AI approaches for sport, health & wellness (leveraging high fidelity data for real-world use)

Future research

- applications of large data sets for pro-public tech applications




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

Research expertise keywords

  • Biomechanics
  • Technology
  • Applied Machine learning / deep learning
  • Pro-public Tech
  • Sports injury prevention

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Research Output

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

  • 4 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

    Open Access
  • 16 Citations (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

  • 2 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

    9 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

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)