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Sport, Lifestyle & Recreation

By | Copyright Year:2016 | ISBN-13: 9780170366007

This second edition, meets the New South Wales Board of Studies Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation Content Endorsed Course Stage 6 Syllabus 2000.

Written by experienced Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation teachers, this colourful new edition covers 10 options.

It has been updated with links to relevant websites and videos showing correct procedures.

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1 Aquatics
2 Athletics
3 First aid and sport injuries
4 Fitness
5 Healthy lifestyle
6 Individual games and sports applications
7 Outdoor recreation
8 Resistance training
9 Sports administration
10 Sports coaching and training


Nick Liley has taught Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation in several schools in New South Wales and has worked in Europe and America as an outdoor educator and tour guide.

Adrian Eussen is an Assistant Principal at St Scholastica's College, New South Wales. He is an experienced Senior HSC marker and has also been a Curriculum Consultant for the PDHPE area.

Vally Grego has been involved in PDHPE for the past 28 years and is currently Deputy Principal at Moorebank High School, New South Wales.

Angelo Stasos has extensive experience in the area of PDHPE, having taught for 20 years as a teacher and Head Teacher. He is currently Deputy Principal at Kingsgrove North High School, New South Wales.

Kim Vandervelde is currently Head of Department at Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College in North Sydney. Kim was part of an international team who wrote the HPE guide for all MYP International Baccalaureate schools globally.


Each chapter begins with a chapter opening page which provides a general overview and details key terms, while outlining the skills students can expect to learn in that chapter.

'Think About' and 'Try This' activities enable students to apply what they are learning and encourages them to expand their knowledge beyond the context of the book.

Case studies provide interesting and engaging information related to the content of the chapter.

Links to video clips appear throughout the book providing 'live' examples of the descriptions in the book.

Margin definitions highlight the key terms and concepts in greater detail.

A chapter summary and chapter review questions appear at the end of each chapter.