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Nelson Physical Education VCE Units 1 & 2 Peak Performance Workbook

By | Copyright Year:2017 | ISBN-13: 9780170373814

Published:26/10/2016
This new edition of the popular Peak Performance workbook provides complete coverage of examinable content from the VCE Study Design. It includes multiple-choice, short answer and extended answer questions for valuable end-of-year exam practice. It includes past VCAA exam questions and strategies students can use to tackle difficult questions.

*Complimentary access to NelsonNet is available to teachers who use the accompanying student book and workbook as a core resource in their classroom. Contact your education consultant for access codes and conditions.
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CONTENTS

Unit 1 – The human body in motion
1 Introduction to physical activity, sport and exercise
2 Structure and function of the musculoskeletal system
3 Preventing musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses
4 Legal and illegal methods that enhance performance of the musculoskeletal system
5 The cardiovascular system
6 The respiratory system
7 Factors affecting the cardiorespiratory system
8 Legal and illegal methods that enhance performance of the cardiorespiratory system
Unit 2 – Physical activity, sport and society
9 Physical activity concepts
10 Physical, social, mental and emotional benefits, and health risks of inactivity
11 Assessment of physical activity and sedentary behaviour
12 Sociocultural influences on participation in physical activity
13 Prevalence and trends in physical activity, sport and sedentary behaviour in the population
14 Changing behaviour: the social–ecological model and the Youth Physical Activity Promotion Model
15 Promoting physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour
16 Contemporary issues associated with physical activity and sport

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Robert Malpeli teaches at The Knox School, Victoria. He has been a leading light in senior physical education for over 25 years and his texts and resources are used in Victoria, Western Australia and New Zealand.

Amanda Telford is Associate in the School of Education at RMIT University. In addition to experience as an academic and as a health and physical education teacher, Amanda has experience as a company director of an organisation consisting of a network of over five thousand health and physical educators. She has been an advisor for state and federal governments in the area of Health and Physical Education and was involved in the development of the 2004 National Physical Activity Guidelines for children and young people. Her research focuses on the influence of family, community and school environments on youth physical activity behaviour.

Rachael Whittle has been a physical education teacher for many years. She is involved with the VCAA in assessment and curriculum development.

Paul Seery currently teaches at Bendigo Senior Secondary College where he is a Student Coordinator. Paul was a member of the VCE Physical Education review board that developed the 2006 Study Design. He is a regular presenter for ACHPER and has been involved in projects for the VCAA. He has also worked in the sports fitness industry, designing and implementing elite sports programs.

Mark Corrie runs one of the largest physical education teacher networks in Victoria, aimed at sharing resources with teachers across the state. He has been a VCAA Physical Education exam assessor for the past 16 years.

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