Author(s): Julia Breen
Â Written by experienced and innovative teachers with many years of experience in the education system Â Clear and attractive presentation and formatting to make the books easy to use by both students and teachers. Â Concise yet comprehensive coverage of the theory aspects of the course, emphasising the essential elements while providing opportunities for extension for more able students. Â A range of interesting and stimulating learning tasks and assessments, including case studies, review questions, and progressively structured exercises and problems. Â Solutions to assessment tasks and exercises provided through a restricted web site available via password to purchasers of the textbook. It is the authorsÂ 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
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?