Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will learn about advanced and contemporary topics in sport analytics and tools for understanding tactics and strategies in team sport by quantifying the value of individual and team actions using spatiotemporal and notation data. You will learn how to quantify skill and randomness in sport performance by understanding the statistical properties of sport performance metrics, and you will learn how to analyse wearable sensor and video data to automatically recognise and classify sport actions without the need for manual annotation.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Carey

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLectures, workshops, project work

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesEXS5PSA OR SPE5PSA


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically appraise and implement contemporary methods in sport analytics
02. Apply spatiotemporal and notational data to value sport actions
03. Analyse and interpret the statistical properties of sport performance metrics
04. Apply image and video analysis methods to sport video

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Carey

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Report on quantifying sport performance (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Report on statistical properties of sport metrics (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Creation of an automated sport action detection system (2000 word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4