Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Sports Science and Physiotherapy


Acquiring Skills: How People Develop Skills in PE

Acquiring Skills: How People Develop Skills in PE

People perform skills every day - ranging from simple tasks such as walking (although this is not simple for a 10 month old child?) through to much more complex skills such as gymnastics routines. Elite sportspeople perform complex tasks...Show More
Biomechanics

Biomechanics

The human body performs a large range of movements every day. Elite sports people perform even more complex movements in the most efficient ways possible with the input from sports scientists known as biomechanists. Biomechanics is the study of...Show More
Bone Health and Disease

Bone Health and Disease

There are many diseases, both historical and still widespread today, that are related to the health of our bones. This video discusses rickets, spina bifida, scoliosis, osteoporosis and arthritis, explaining their causes and methods of treatment...Show More
Deadly Feet: Aboriginal Sporting Heroes

Deadly Feet: Aboriginal Sporting Heroes

This programme explores the myth of sport as the great leveller. Students will learn about the importance of sport to Indigenous people and the efforts being made to stop racism and promote healthy lifestyles.
Engineering: Transforming Lives with Prosthetics

Engineering: Transforming Lives with Prosthetics

Scientists and engineers have made great strides in recent years with prosthetics and orthotics. In this programme we discuss how designers are striving to simulate the anatomy and physiology of missing limbs. Though some prosthetics are simple...Show More
Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

Prevention of falls should be the focus of your facility. Two-thirds of seniors who have fallen will have a repeat fall within six months. The focus of preventive action needs to be centred on awareness of conditions that predispose a person to...Show More
Food for Sports Performance

Food for Sports Performance

Food and nutrients are one of our basic needs. Food helps to give us energy, repair and replace cells and allow growth to occur. Food is also one of the most important factors in making us go “fast” and allowing for peak physical performance...Show More
Foundation Skills

Foundation Skills

This clip introduces seated and supine position exercises and specific skills that will help you get the most out of workouts, protect you from injury and be useful in everyday life. It includes how to stand and sit to improve posture, ways to...Show More
Functions of the Human Skeleton

Functions of the Human Skeleton

The skeleton plays a crucial role in all vertebrates, including humans. This video introduces viewers to the role of the human skeleton, covering the key functions of shape, movement, protection, blood cell production and mineral storage....Show More
Improve Your Posture

Improve Your Posture

Sitting and standing with good posture is essential when so much of our time is spent seated or using electronic devices. This clip provides the viewer with a clear set of simple explanations for improving posture. It also explains the specific...Show More
Improving Performance

Improving Performance

Elite athletes employ simple strategies and techniques to improve performance. How better to gain an insight into these tried-and-tested methods, than to hear directly from the elite athletes and coaches themselves? This insightful programme...Show More
Injuries and Healing

Injuries and Healing

Knowing what bones are made from is essential for understanding what happens when they break and mend. This video guides viewers through the minerals and proteins in bones and the two types of bone tissue, then explains the various...Show More
Joints and Movement

Joints and Movement

The points at which bones connect with each other, or the joints, are critical for the body’s range of movement. This video explains the structural and functional classifications of joints, providing detailed descriptions and examples of...Show More
Lifelong Physical Activity

Lifelong Physical Activity

The benefits of regular physical activity from a young age are highlighted in this energetic and informative programme for lower secondary health and P.E. learners. Viewers will hear from Olympic rower Kim Crow and a number of amateur...Show More
Motivations for an Active Lifestyle

Motivations for an Active Lifestyle

Over 60% of adults worldwide aren't physically active enough. Why is this happening when it's widely known that a physically active lifestyle has numerous health benefits?
An active lifestyle assists in the prevention of cardiovascular...Show More
Nutrition and Physical Activity

Nutrition and Physical Activity

Research suggests we should be physically active for at least 30 minutes a day. This programme, featuring interviews with dieticians from the Australian Institute of Sport, looks at the importance of nutrients in our diet to support physical...Show More
Structure of the Skeleton

Structure of the Skeleton

The human skeleton contains up to 206 bones, arranged in a particular structure to fulfil their unique functions. This video comprehensively covers different types of bones and their function, the axial and appendicular skeletons and includes a...Show More
The Cool Down

The Cool Down

An effective cool down and stretch routine is vital to ensure you recover well from a workout. Exercises in this clip include: Windmills, Quad Stretches, Pigeon Stretch and the Downward Dog. The focus is on performing the exercises with good...Show More
The Warm Up

The Warm Up

Warming up for an exercise session is important. This clip includes ideas to get your blood pumping, leave you a little out of breath and get synovial fluids to each of the joints. An instructor demonstrates how to perform exercises with good...Show More
Workout 1: Engage Your Core

Workout 1: Engage Your Core

In the Core 60 workout four different exercises are described and demonstrated with a focus on good form and practice. These exercises will engage and strengthen the core muscles and include: Dead Bugs, Vampires, Plank Holds and Standing...Show More
Workout 2: Strong Glutes

Workout 2: Strong Glutes

The 21s workout includes four levelled exercises for glute activation and strengthening: Squats, Fire Hydrant, Crab Walk and Bridge Raise. Full-range, half-range and bottom-range versions of each exercise are demonstrated, with a clear focus on...Show More
Workout 3: Kick it, Punch it

Workout 3: Kick it, Punch it

This Chase 20 workout is a motivational boxing-based routine that will help you make movement a part of your everyday routine. The instructor demonstrates correct form and right and left-hand stances in this TABATA sequence. The four exercises...Show More
Workout 4: Posture Perfect

Workout 4: Posture Perfect

The Super 8s routine is designed to correct the poor posture that develops when we spend too much time sitting or looking down at devices. The exercises include: Roll Downs, Super Heroes, Single Leg Pull Downs and V-Backs. The instructor gives...Show More
Workout 5: Planks and Arms

Workout 5: Planks and Arms

The Plank and Arm 2-4-6 workout extends upon knowledge gained in clips ‘Workout 1: Engage Your Core’ and ‘Workout 2: Strong Glutes’. The aim is to build upper body strength and stability by completing Hand taps, Caterpillars, Leg raises...Show More