Faculty of Health

Dr Scott Talpey

Phone: (03) 5327 6363
Email: s.talpey@federation.edu.au
Room: P939
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Health Sciences



Teaching areas

  • Anatomy
  • Injury prevention
  • Physical preparation for sport

Professional associations

  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association, Level II Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Sports Medicine Australia
  • Australian Injury Prevention Network


Talpey, Donaldson. Lower limb injury prevention knowledge attitudes and behaviours of community Australian Football coaches. Australian Football League Research Board. $23,148

Research interests

  • Sports injury prevention
  • Physical preparation for sport
  • Sports coaching

Supervised projects

  • Co-Supervisor: Sally Bromley, PhD Candidate "Evaluation of injuries in Olympic Combat Sports" (based at AIS)


Published manuscripts

  1. Talpey SW, Siesmaa E, White P, Finch CF. Weekly training and competitive load of junior level community cricket players. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine Education and Research (Science and Medicine in Cricket Special Issue). 49(4): 164-167, 2015.
  2. Young W, Miller I, Talpey S. Physical qualities predict change of direction speed but not defensive agility in Australian Rules football. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. (29)1, 2015
  3. Young W, Talpey SW, Feros S, O'Grady M, Radford C. Lower body exercise selection across the force-velocity continuum to enhance sprinting performance. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning. 23(3); 39-42. 2015.
  4. Talpey SW, Young W, Twomey D, Doyle T, Elliot B, Lloyd D, Finch CF. Acceleration change of direction speed and agility profile of adult community level Australian football players. Journal Australian Strength Cond. 22(5); 176-178, 2014.
  5. Young W, Grace S, Talpey SW. Association between leg power and sprinting technique with 20-m sprint performance in elite junior Australian football players. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching. 9(5); 1153-1160, 2014.
  6. Talpey SW, Young W, Saunders N. The acute effects of various conventional, complex and contrast sets protocols on lower body power. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 28(2); 361-366, 2014.
  7. Feros S, Young W, Rice A, Talpey SW. The effect of including a series of isometric conditioning contractions to the rowing warm-up on 1,000-m rowing ergometer time trial performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26 (12); 3326-3334, 2012.

Manuscripts in-press

  1. Talpey SW, Young W, Beseler B. The influence of instructions on selected jump squat variables. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Accepted July 2014
  2. Talpey SW, Young W, Saunders N. Is nine-weeks of complex training effective for improving lower body strength, explosive muscle function, sprint and jumping performance? International Journal of Sport Science and Coaching. Accepted December 2015