Physical Education

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Teacher in charge: Glen Urbani

Glen is one of the leading Physical Education teachers in the state. Glen has taught Year 12 Physical Education for more than 25 years. He has spoken at conferences, run workshops and written textbooks on concept integration for Year 12 Physical Education concepts, exam techniques and preparation.

Qualifications: B.Ed., Dip. T., Dip. Phys Ed.

Session A – Key concept 1: sources of energy affecting physical performance

  • Sources of nutrients: fats, carbohydrates, protein
  • Chemical breakdown of nutrients: glucose, glycogen, free fatty acids
  • Aerobic and anaerobic energy: ATP-CP system, lactic acid system, oxygen system
  • Contribution of energy systems in specific activities
  • Acute responses to exercise: responses in the circulatory, respiratory and muscular systems to provide energy

Please note: sessions will run as scheduled on the October 2 public holiday

$70.00

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Session B – Key concept 2: effects of training and evaluation on physical performance

  • Chronic resposes to aerobic and anaerobic training: circulatory, respiratory and muscular systems at rest; submaximal and maximal exercise
  • Analysis of energy demands of sport and training prescriptions
  • Measurement and monitoring of fitness relevant to performance
  • Training principles and methods specific to fitness factors and to physical activities
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Session C – Key concept 3: specific physiological factors affecting performance

  • Body stature and composition
  • Environmental considerations and performance
  • Nutrition and physical performance: pre-event, during the event, post-event, and hydration
  • Fatigue and physical performance
$70.00

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Session D – Key concepts 4 & 5: skill acquisition, specific factors affecting learning

Key concept 4: skill acquisition

  • The definition and descriptions of learning styles
  • Classification of skills
  • Characteristics of a skilled performer
  • Learning process in acquiring physical skills
  • The stage of learning – models of learning

Key concept 5: specific factors affecting learning

  • The nature of the task – practice of feedback
  • Environmental factors – characteristics of the learner
  • Retention of learning – consistency of performance
  • Timing and performance
$70.00

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Session E – Key concepts 6 & 7: psychological effects of learning on the performance of physical skills, ways in which biomechanics improve skilled performance

Key concept 6: the psychological effects of learning on the performance of physical skills

  • Goal setting – feedback, communication and performance
  • Anxiety – visualisation – self-esteem
  • Arousal and performance
  • Models of coaching

Key concept 7: ways in which biomechanics improve skilled performance

  • Motion – linear, rotational and combination
  • Speed and velocity
  • Summation of force, direction and impact
  • Levers – equilibrium, static and dynamic
  • Centre of mass, balance and stability
  • Biomechanics and technique
  • Improved technology and performance
$70.00

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Session F – Exam preparation session

  • A detailed analysis of the structure of the new exam
  • Exam skills and techniques
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