Dr. Tania Spiteri is an Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Medical and Health Sciences
Tania earned her PhD at Edith Cowan University, completing research in the area of Sports Biomechanics, Strength and Conditioning and Motor Control. Her research focuses around investigated performance based differences in change of direction, agility, decision-making, strength and neuromuscular strategies between genders and level of expertise in various high performance sports. Tania is engaged in a variety of ongoing research collaborations with universities, sporting institutes and high performance sport across Australia and the United States. In addition to this Tania is currently working as the Sports Biomechanist for the Australian Men's Wheelchair Basketball team implementing several athlete monitoring and screening procedures and performance analysis interventions with the athletes in preparation for the Rio 2016 Olympics. She is also consulting as the sport scientist for Claremont football club (WALF), and provides ongoing consultation services to Purdue Sports Performance, several WNBA teams and the National Football League (NFL). Tania currently coordinates and lectures in the undergraduate and postgraduate units within the school of health sciences, upholding a strong emphasis of promoting student engagement and providing opportunities to put theory into practice.
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