Senior Physical Education 1

Author(s): Julia Breen

∙ Physical Education and Health

 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. 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. Publishing November 2009


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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?

General Fields

  • : 9780170185486
  • : Cengage Learning New Zealand
  • : Cengage Learning New Zealand
  • : November 2009
  • : 280x210mm
  • : October 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Julia Breen
  • : Paperback
  • : 434
  • : Colour illustrations