Australian Academy of Science raises concern over athlete health data

Soofia Tariq
By Soofia Tariq
Updated April 12 2022 - 8:53pm, first published 2:01pm
Athlete health data can be collected through technology like body-worn sensors, GPS tracking, accelerometers, Apple and Garmin watches and apps. Picture: John Veage

A new discussion paper from the Australian Academy of Science has outlined concern over the collection of personal health data from professional athletes.


Soofia Tariq

Soofia Tariq

Cadet Journalist

Soofia joined the Canberra Times in 2022 as the cadet. She previously interned and was an audio producer at The Guardian Australia. She has also worked at 2SER Radio and City Hub Sydney. Her email is