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Senior Physical Education 1

By | Copyright Year:2010 | ISBN-13: 9780170185486

Published:06/11/2009
Senior Physical Education 1 has been specifically written to meet the requirements of the new curriculum and alignment changes.

It is the authors’ hope that through this text Physical Education students will be inspired to continue a life-long involvement in physical activity. Senior Physical Education 1 sets the standard for physical education in New Zealand schools.

WEBSITE FEATURES
Because a similar publication is available in Australia, resources for students at the Cengage website: www.nelsonphysed.com.au

Students are provided with five to ten website links per chapter, topic reviews, a glossary terms match-up and additional coursework ideas.

The teacher’s website contains practice questions and solutions, a suggested course outline, solutions to most ‘Checkpoints’ questions and solutions to all ‘Test your
knowledge’ questions.

CONTENTS

PART 1 LEARNING AND IMPROVING SKILL

Area of study: Movement analysis
1 Learning and practising physical skills
2 Processing skill information using feedback
to enhance performance
3 Skill level variation from the beginner
through to the elite athlete
4 Biomechanical principles of force
production and balance
5 Biomechanical principles of motions and
levers
6 Qualitative analysis: A system for
developing and refining basic movement
patterns
7 Qualitative analysis of basic movement
patterns
Area of study: Coaching for enhanced
performance
8 Sport psychology in coaching
9 Styles of coaching
10 Sports coaching skills: characteristics, roles
and responsibilities of a respected coach


PART 2 THE ACTIVE BODY

Area of study: Body systems and performance: functions of the body
11 The musculoskeletal system
12 The cardio-respiratory system
13 Energy systems: an introduction
Area of study: The impact of physical activity on
the individual
14 Dimensions and domains of physical activity
15 The role of Physical activity across the
lifespan
16 Health benefits of physical activity
17 Health impact and consequences of
physical inactivity. What are the trends?

FEATURES

Written by experienced and innovative teachers with many years of experience in the 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 textbook.

$52.27