Dr Scott McLean

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Research Fellow, Human Factors in Sport

Theme leader Sport and Outdoor Recreation

Contact: smclean@usc.edu.au

Dr Scott McLean is a Research Fellow and theme leader for the Sport and Outdoor Recreation theme at the Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems. He has a background in Exercise Science (MSc, BExSc) and obtained a PhD in Human Factors in Sport in 2018. Scott’s PhD involved applying Human factors and system ergonomics methods to enhance performance analysis is football. His main areas of expertise and interest include performance analysis, teamwork assessment, systems dynamics (novice), extending system ergonomics methods into sporting domains, and coaching science.

Research areas:  Performance analysis, teamwork assessment, systems dynamics (novice), extending system ergonomics methods into sporting domains, and coaching science.

Current Projects:

  • Network analysis in football,
  • Performance analysis in football
  • Performance analysis in netball
  • Road safety

Recent publications

McLean, S., Salmon, P. M., Gorman, A. D., Wickham, J. Berber, E. Solomon, C. (In Press). The effect of formation on the passing network characteristics of professional football teams. Human Movement.

Hulme, A., McLean, S., Salmon, P. M., Thompson, J., Lane, B. R., Nielsen, R. O. (In Press). Computational methods for modelling complex systems in sports injury research: Agent-Based Modelling (ABM) and Systems Dynamics (SD) modelling. Sports Medicine.

McLean, S., Solomon, C., Gorman, A., Salmon, P. M. (In Press). Integrating communication and passing networks in football using social network analysis. Science and Medicine in Football. Accepted for publication 16th May 2018.

Hulme, A., McLean, S., Clacy, A., Plant, K., Thompson, J., Read, G. J. M., Salmon, P. M. (In Press). Applying systems ergonomics methods in sport: A systematic review. Applied Ergonomics, Accepted for publication 3rdApril 2018.

McLean, S., Salmon, P. M., Gorman, A. D., Stevens, N. J., Solomon, C. (2018). A social network analysis of the goal scoring passing networks of the 2016 European Football Championships. Human Movement Science57,400-408.