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Physical Education

Contains 92 Videos

Socio-Ecological Model in Action

Socio-Ecological Model in Action

Changing Physical Activity Behaviour

Coasting is a stand up paddle boarding program aimed at improving women’s motivation and confidence through physical activity. This video examines the program in terms of the social-ecological model and the four main factors influencing...Show More
The Social-Ecological Model: Changing Physical Activity Behaviour

The Social-Ecological Model: Changing Physical Activity Behaviour

Changing Physical Activity Behaviour

Why are some people physically active and others not? This program examines the social-ecological model and its four main categories of factors that influence participation in physical activity – individual; social environment; physical...Show More
Chronic Respiratory Adaptations

Chronic Respiratory Adaptations

Chronic Adaptations to Exercise

The respiratory system makes a number of chronic adaptations to regular training. As the programme's presenter prepares for a marathon with her coach, and a trained endurance athlete, we examine a number of those chronic adaptations, including...Show More
Chronic Muscular Adaptations

Chronic Muscular Adaptations

Chronic Adaptations to Exercise

A number of chronic adaptations to exercise occur in the muscular system. Both aerobic and anaerobic exercises bring about improved performance over time. As the programme's presenter trains for a marathon with her coach, we examine muscular...Show More
Chronic Cardiovascular Adaptations

Chronic Cardiovascular Adaptations

Chronic Adaptations to Exercise

Regular training causes chronic adaptations in the body’s systems. In this programme, our presenter who is preparing for her first marathon, her coach and a trained endurance runner, examine decreased resting heart rate, increased stroke volume...Show More
Acute Respiratory Responses

Acute Respiratory Responses

Acute Responses to Exercise

As our presenter undertakes some high intensity exercise with her CrossFit coach and a trained athlete to assist, she takes a close look at how the respiratory system responds. During the session, a sports scientist explains key areas such as...Show More
Acute Muscular Responses

Acute Muscular Responses

Acute Responses to Exercise

During exercise, multiple acute responses occur in the body to deliver more oxygen to the muscles. With the assistance of her CrossFit coach, a trained athlete, and a sports scientist, our presenter takes us through some of these responses,...Show More
Acute Cardiovascular Responses

Acute Cardiovascular Responses

Acute Responses to Exercise

When the body exercises, acute responses occur in the cardiovascular system, and our presenter wants to know more as she does her workout. Drawing on the expertise of a CrossFit coach, a highly trained athlete and a sports scientist, she explores...Show More
Chasing the White Air

Chasing the White Air

Blue and white at 1,000 frames a second, this feel-good doco captures the emotion and adrenaline of the real-time two seconds in the air that these extreme athletes seek. We meet the international competitors at the One Hit Wonder and Mile High...Show More

Sports Psychology: Mental Preparedness

Mental preparedness is vital to succeed as an athlete. To stay calm and remain focused on the task at hand athletes need to develop the mental strength to block out external distractions. This excellent program discusses with athletes, coaches...Show More
Performance Enhancing Substances in Sport

Performance Enhancing Substances in Sport

Some athletes will go to extreme lengths to achieve success and the rewards that follow, including the use of legal and illegal performance enhancing substances. This interview-led programme will explore: the use of legal ergogenic aids,...Show More
Nutrition and Hydration in Sport

Nutrition and Hydration in Sport

Without the right fuel at the right time, an athlete’s performance inevitably suffers. Understanding the critical roles of nutrition and hydration in sport are explored in this fresh, revealing programme for senior secondary physical education...Show More
Sports Psychology: Motivation, Anxiety and Arousal

Sports Psychology: Motivation, Anxiety and Arousal

Athletes often talk about being “in the zone” and getting an adrenaline rush when competing. Sports science is now discovering exactly what occurs in an athlete’s mind during a performance and how these processes can be improved. An ideal...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
Expedition and Navigation Skills

Expedition and Navigation Skills

Taking to nature has been a favourite pastime of humans for centuries. This practical, informative guide to outdoor expeditions is an excellent starting point for Outdoor Education learners in lower to middle secondary. Viewers will be shown...Show More
In the Spirit of the Game

In the Spirit of the Game

Winning is a great feeling, but there other goals we set ourselves when playing sport. Fair play and good sporting behaviour help make the activity enjoyable for everyone involved. This documentary-style programme will explore: what good...Show More
Essential Physical Fitness: What Every Teen Needs to Know

Essential Physical Fitness: What Every Teen Needs to Know

The benefits of physical fitness—including better overall health, protection from illness, improved mental health and a longer lifespan—are too important for teens to ignore. But many teens don’t understand exactly what “getting fit”...Show More
Preventing Athletic Injuries

Preventing Athletic Injuries

While focusing on the personal stories of four young athletes (two males and two females), the programme fully explores the most common injuries in school sports and how they can be prevented. Commentary by Dr. Laura Miele of the Sports Injury...Show More
Risk Management in Recreation

Risk Management in Recreation

There are risks involved with all outdoor activities. They make the experience challenging, adventurous, and ultimately rewarding. But how we assess and manage those risks is the key to having fun in the great outdoors. This programme addresses...Show More
The Coach

The Coach

The Winning Team

The role of the sports coach/leader is to allow effective skill acquisition as well as guiding individuals and groups to reach their goals in terms of performance and competition. Nearly all those involved in sport will find themselves in a...Show More
Evaluating a Training Program

Evaluating a Training Program

The body of an athlete is the vehicle for achieving greatness. But this vehicle needs to be constantly maintained, repaired and improved. Greatness begins long before you step onto the sporting arena, it builds with each step you take, and a...Show More
Sports Injuries: Classification and Management

Sports Injuries: Classification and Management

This programme is a comprehensive guide to the classification and management of sports injuries. Wendy Braybon, head physiotherapist at the Victorian Institute of Sport, shows us how to classify and manage soft tissue injuries (such as sprains,...Show More
Improving Performance

Improving Performance

Elite Athlete Case Studies

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
Influences on Movement

Influences on Movement

The Body in Motion

How can we use biomechanical principles to enhance performance? Trained athletes, fitness fanatics, and casual exercisers alike can all benefit from an understanding of biomechanics. In this Australian-made, curriculum-fit programme we see the...Show More
An Introduction

An Introduction

The Body in Motion

The human body is always on the move. Whether we are jumping, running or sitting still; blood is pumping, muscles are contracting, and joints are moving. The body's internal systems perform complex processes every second of every day, so we can...Show More