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Health and Physical Education

    Year 11 Campus Based Recreation – 11CBR

    Campus Based Recreation will allow you to participate in a wide variety of sports and recreational activities and learn about maintaining and improving your basic health. You will also learn the rules and strategies of these sports.

    Sports may include soccer, badminton, volleyball, indoor hockey, basketball, table tennis, weights and circuit training.

    This course is available in Semesters 1 & 2.

    This course does not assist you to achieve WACE.

    Semester Cost: $ 15

    Year 11 Health Studies – G1HEA & G2HEA

    Unit 1

    Health promotion is the key to this course. You will explore factors which influence your health in positive and negative ways, and devise action plans which focus on achieving identified goals designed to improve health. You will have the opportunity to develop key employability and life skills, including communication, leadership, initiative and enterprise.

    Unit 1 includes the knowledge, understandings and skills described below:
    Physical, social, mental, emotional and spiritual dimensions of  health
    Measurement of personal health status for each dimension of health
    Lifestyle factors affecting health
    Impact of beliefs, attitudes and values on health behaviour
    Personal health risk assessment
    Definition and identification of self-management skills that promote health and wellbeing
    Rights and responsibilities as a healthcare consumer
    Identification and description of a health issue
    Presentation of findings in appropriate format to suit audience.

    Unit Cost: $ 25

    Unit 2

    Unit 2 builds on the content covered in Unit 1.

    The notion of prevention is central to this unit.

    Unit 2 includes the knowledge, understandings and skills described below.
    Introduction to determinants of health
    Preventive actions and skills to cope with influences on health  behaviour and to enhance health
    The importance of health care as prevention versus health care as treatment
    The role of communities in the construction and promotion of social and cultural norms
    Strategies to promote the health of communities
    Complementary and orthodox health care options
    Self-management skills and interpersonal skills
    Factors influencing decision making

    Unit Cost: $ 25

    Year 11 Physical Education Studies – G1PES & G2PES

    Unit 1

    Sports including badminton and volleyball are covered in the practical sports skills and tactics part of the course.

    Anatomy and coaching are also integrated. Throughout the course, emphasis is placed on understanding and improving performance in physical activities.

    The integration of theory and practice is central to studies in this course.

    This unit includes the knowledge, understandings and skills described below:
    Develop and apply basic movement skills, patterns and techniques
    Classification of motor skills
    Basic processes of coaching and/or teaching a skill
    Major bones that assist with skeletal movement
    Basic structure and function of the respiratory system
    Role of biomechanics to improve performance and prevent sports injuries
    Components of a performance‐related fitness profile
    Simple tests to measure fitness components eg skin fold measurements
    Skills and strategies required for team building

    Unit Cost: $ 25

    This unit builds on the content covered in Unit 1.

    Sports, including soccer and tennis, are covered in the practical sport skills and tactics part of this course. The integration of theory and practice is central to studies in this course.

    The integration of theory and practice is central to studies in this course.

    This unit includes the knowledge, understandings and skills described
    below:

    Basic classifications of physical activity
    Basic elements of a training session
    Basic terminology used to describe types of movements
    Explain the relationship between components of performance related fitness and skill development
    Basic structure and function of the circulatory system and muscles
    Responses of the respiratory system and circulatory system to physical activity
    Role of mental skills in creating a mind set to improve performance
    Definitions of biomechanical principles relating to motion
    Identify and develop basic tactical concepts

    Unit Cost: $ 25

    Year 12 Campus Based Recreation – 12CBR

    Campus Based Recreation will allow you to participate in a wide variety of sports and recreational activities and learn about maintaining and improving your basic health. You will also learn the rules and strategies of these sports.

    Sports may include soccer, badminton, volleyball, indoor hockey, basketball, table tennis, weights and circuit training.

    This course is available in Semesters 1 & 2.

    This course does not assist you to achieve WACE.

    Semester Cost: $ 15

    Year 12 Health Studies – GTHEA

    Prerequisites: Recommended that students have completed Health Studies General Units 1&2.

    In these units students expand on their understanding of the impact of beliefs on health behaviour and continue to develop personal and interpersonal skills which support health.

    You will be involved in a range of health promotion activities including the CJ Health Festival.

    Unit 3 focuses on building student’s knowledge and understanding of health and their interaction and contribution to personal and community health through health promotion.
    This unit includes the knowledge, understandings and skills described below.

    • determinants of health – social, environmental , socioeconomic and biomedical
    • purpose and elements of the Ottawa Charter for health promotion
    • definition and importance of extrinsic and intrinsic motivation for behaviour change
    • factors influencing use of health products and services
    • influence of the media on social norms and health behaviour
    • skills required for working effectively with individuals and groups – negotiation and conflict resolution

    Unit 4

    focuses on community development. Students look at preventative strategies relating to Australian health issues.
    This unit includes the knowledge, understandings and skills described below.

    • definition and purpose of community development
    • relationship between participation and empowerment in community development
    • preventive strategies to maintain, avoid and manage risk for personal and community health
    • ethical issues arising from contemporary health practices, eg: organ donation
    • examples of social marketing campaigns
    • planning a health inquiry
    • development of focus questions to research a health issue
    • presentation of findings in appropriate format to suit audience

    Unit Pair Cost: $ 50.00

    Year 12 Physical Education Studies – GTPES

    Prerequisites: Recommended that students have completed Physical Education Studies General Units 1&2.

    The focus of this course is to assess your own and others’ movement skills and identify how to improve your skills, knowledge of training principles and goal setting concepts to enhance physical activity.  Activities may include badminton, volleyball, soccer, AFL and hockey.

    The integration of theory and practice is central to studies in this course.

    Unit 3

    This unit includes the knowledge, understandings and skills described below.

    • role and responsibilities of a coach
    • definition of leadership and the qualities of a good leader
    • difference between short and long term goals
    • characteristics of skeletal muscle tissue
    • extended care and rehabilitation of the injured athlete
    • contribution of energy systems during a specific physical activity
    • simple tests to measure the capacities of the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems

     Unit 4

    This unit includes the knowledge, understandings and skills described below.

    • develop and apply simple team or individual strategic plans and tactics
    • coaching strategies to consolidate and extend skill development
    • steps to analyse a specific skill to improve performance
    • training methods appropriate to selected activities
    • types of joints and their associated movements
    • relationship between slow and fast twitch muscle fibre types and physical activity
    • relationship between food intake and energy expenditure
    • purpose and features of fitness profiles

    Unit Pair Cost: $ 40.00