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Nelson Physical Education Studies for WA 3A, 3B

By | Copyright Year:2010 | ISBN-13: 9780170227124

Nelson Physical Education Studies for WA textbooks are written specifically to meet the needs of students and teachers of Stages 2 and 3 of the Physical Education course of study introduced into WA schools in 2009 and 2011.

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Unit 3A
1 Transfer of learning and categorising skill types
2 Effects of transfer of learning
3 Impact of transfer of learning on guiding improvement
4 Analysis of movement skills
5 Designing coaching/training programmes(including shaping & chaining)

Unit 3B
6 Reflecting and analysing physical performance
7 Analysis and self reflection on skill development
8 Planning program for personal improvement


Darren McPartland has been teaching since 1990, and has been a Head of Department in WA, NT, Vic and ACT. At present he is Head of Physical and Health Education at Christ Church Grammar School. Darren has been a strong advocate of the new PE Studies Course in WA, where he has had a number of jobs with the Curriculum Council including moderator and marker. In 2007 Darren organised a very successful PD day at Christ Church for teachers of the new course, where he brought over experts from Melbourne and presented at a number of sessions himself.

Adrian Pree has taught Physical Education for 19 years and has been involved in writing assessments for the Secondary Education Authority (now the Curriculum Council of Western Australia). He has been Head of Physical Education at St Mark’s Anglican Community School for 13 years and has also taught in the United Kingdom. Adrian has been heavily involved in developing local resources that directly benefit the students in his care, specifically in Outdoor Education, Risk Management, Sport, and Martial Arts.

Robert Malpeli has been teaching senior physical education for over 20 years. In that time, Robert has held roles as State Chairperson and exam assessor for PE and has delivered ongoing staff professional development for ACHPER. Recently, Robert was a member of the VCE Physical Education review board that developed the 2006 Study Design. He has co-authored numerous texts and developed a range of teacher and student resource packages in Physical Education. He is a senior teaching fellow at the University of Ballarat and currently teaches at Balwyn High School.

Professor Amanda Telford (PhD) is a teacher and researcher in health and physical education, wellbeing, physical activity and educational leadership within the National School of Education, Faculty of Education and Arts at ACU. Amanda has over two decades experience in senior learning and teaching leadership roles as a former secondary teacher and academic across four universities including: Associate Dean Education (Learning & Teaching) Deputy Head of School (Learning & Teaching), Interim Associate Dean (Partnerships), Course Co-ordinator for the Master of Education and Director/program manager of Health and Physical Education teacher education degrees. Amanda is a multi- award-winning teacher, researcher and author, she has co-authored over 100 learning and teaching publications including over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and over 50 textbooks and book chapters used nationally and internationally at secondary and tertiary level. Amanda’s has collaborated on more than 45 research projects (over 3 million dollars of grants) with a learning and teaching, physical activity and/or wellbeing focus. As a Cofounder and Codirector of Peak Phys Ed with Rob Malpeli Amanda has been the Conference director of the Discovery Health and Physical Education Conferences since 2009 supporting thousands of teachers nationally.


Written by experienced and innovative teachers with many years of experience in the WA education system

Clear and attractive presentation and formatting to make the books easy to use by both students and teachers.

Concise yet comprehensive coverage of the theory aspects of the course, emphasising the essential elements while providing opportunities for extension for more able students.

A range of interesting and stimulating learning tasks and assessments, including case studies, review questions, and progressively structured exercises and problems

Solutions to assessment tasks and exercises provided through a restricted web site, available via password to purchasers of the student book.

A NelsonNet student website with extension material for students.


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