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SACE 2 Year 12

Physical Education 5th Edition

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SKU: 9781925505313

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Fifth Edition
Year 12 Publication
ISBN: 978-1-925505-31-3
  • Neil McNaughton 
  • Andrew Wilson 

The fifth edition of Essentials Education’s Physical Education Workbook will incorporate changes to the SACE Stage 2 curriculum.

Written by Neil McNaughton and Andrew Wilson, authors of the popular fourth edition. It features all-new illustrations, questions and core theory to reflect the latest SACE Subject Outline changes. An essential resource for students and teachers undertaking SACE 2 Physical Education.

The SACE 2 Physical Education Workbook 5th Edition also includes complimentary digital platform access.


Table of Contents

  • Focus Area 1: In movement
    • Application of energy sources affecting physical performance
      • The contribution of energy systems in specific activities
      • The interplay of energy systems
      • Energy contributions and fatigue
    • Application of the effects of training on physical performance
      • Analysis of the demands of physical activity
      • Measurement and monitoring of fitness and energy components relevant to participation and performance
      • Training principles and methods specific to fitness factors and to physical activities
      • Chronic adaptations related to training methods
    • How does biomechanics affect physical activity and movement
      • Generating force
      • Speed and motion in sport
      • Achieving distance
      • Achieving and maintaining equilibrium
    • How does biomechanics affect physical activity and movement
      • Generating force
      • Speed and motion in sport
      • Achieving distance
      • Achieving and maintaining equilibrium
    • Practical application of learning theories
      • Coaching methodologies
      • Socio-cultural considerations around constraints of games
      • Ethical strategies to promote integrity and fair participation
      • Game-based approaches and pedagogies
      • Sports education model
    • Psychology of sporting performance
      • The role of feedback and its effect on learning and performance
      • Giving and receiving feedback
    • Analysis of movement concepts and strategies
      • Collecting valid and reliable data
      • Making sense of movement concepts and strategies to improve participation and/or performance
      • Application of concepts and strategies in unfamiliar contexts
  • Focus Area 2: Through Movement
    • Social Psychology
      • Group dynamics
      • Team-building strategies
      • Personal well-being
    • Psychology of sporting performance
      • Neurochemical balance
      • Perception of effort (PoE)
      • Strategies to improve an athlete’s relationship with PoE
      • Goal-setting strategies
      • Mental rehearsal strategies
      • Positive self-talk strategies
      • Self-confidence strategies
    • Barriers and enablers to physical activity
      • Personal strategies
      • Social strategies
      • Cultural strategies
  • Focus Area 3: About Movement
    • Energy sources affecting physical performance
      • Sources of macronutrients for activity
      • Nutrition and performance
      • Aerobic and anaerobic energy
    • Physiological factors affecting physical performance
      • Body stature and composition
      • Barriers and enablers created by location, environment, and resource availability
      • Fatigue and physical performance
    • The effects of training on physical performance
      • Acute response to physical activity
      • Chronic adaptations to aerobic and anaerobic training
    • Technological developments in biomechanics
      • Current technology in biomechanics
      • The influence of technological developments on learning, performance development, and performance enhancement
    • Psychological motor-learning theories
      • Cognitive theory perspective
      • Ecological (dynamic systems) theory perspective
      • Comparing theories
    • The learning process
      • Information processing model and perceptual motor workspace
      • Signal detection, selective attention, attentional focus
    • The learning journey
      • Stages of learning: cognitive and ecological
      • Appendices
      • Answers to questions
      • References
      • Index