Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Sport and Recreation


A Marriage of Convenience: Sport and the Media

A Marriage of Convenience: Sport and the Media

Sport and the media – is sport over-represented, or appropriately represented in the media? Does media coverage of sport have a positive or negative influence on our physical activity levels? Television, radio, newspapers, internet - sport has...Show More
Acute Cardiovascular Responses

Acute Cardiovascular Responses

When the body exercises, acute responses occur in the cardiovascular system, and our presenter wants to know more as she does her workout. Drawing on the expertise of a CrossFit coach, a highly trained athlete and a sports scientist, she explores...Show More
Acute Muscular Responses

Acute Muscular Responses

During exercise, multiple acute responses occur in the body to deliver more oxygen to the muscles. With the assistance of her CrossFit coach, a trained athlete, and a sports scientist, our presenter takes us through some of these responses,...Show More
Acute Respiratory Responses

Acute Respiratory Responses

As our presenter undertakes some high intensity exercise with her CrossFit coach and a trained athlete to assist, she takes a close look at how the respiratory system responds. During the session, a sports scientist explains key areas such as...Show More
Aerobic System

Aerobic System

This video is an animated session on the aerobic energy system.
All About Muscles

All About Muscles

Within the human body there are more than 600 individual muscles. Without them you could not walk, talk or smile. But more so your heart would not beat and you wouldn’t breathe. This programme explores the main functions of our muscles as well...Show More
All Systems Go! - Energy Systems of the Body

All Systems Go! - Energy Systems of the Body

There's a common misconception that the three energy systems of the body function like a set of light bulbs, switching from one to the other as the duration of exercise gets longer. Current research shows, however, that the ATP-PC, Lactic and...Show More
An Introduction

An Introduction

The human body is always on the move. Whether we are jumping, running or sitting still; blood is pumping, muscles are contracting, and joints are moving. The body's internal systems perform complex processes every second of every day, so we can...Show More
Analysing Fitness

Analysing Fitness

This programme is an introduction to the meaning of fitness and analyses each of its separate components in detail. Students will learn about fitness tests which can be used to assess each of the fitness components as well as what types of...Show More
Anatomy and Physiology: Ciruit Session

Anatomy and Physiology: Ciruit Session

This video shows a demonstration of a circuit training session.
Anatomy: Functional Body Systems

Anatomy: Functional Body Systems

Beneath our skin, numerous systems are enacting complex processes, each as important as the other. Through detailed diagrams and animations, discover the hidden wonders of the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, repertory and nervous system. We...Show More
Archery Basics

Archery Basics

This video covers archery basics, including stance, loading, aiming and shooting.
Assessing Risk

Assessing Risk

This video is an animated session on assessing risk.
Atlas Lunge

Atlas Lunge

The exercises in this video focus on improving your strength, circulation, and flexibility in your arms, shoulders, hands, legs, and core—which is just about everything. We'll also discuss the importance of proper breathing and posture. Consult...Show More
ATP-PC Energy System

ATP-PC Energy System

This video is an animated session on the body's primary energy system — ATP-PC.
Biomechanics of the Body

Biomechanics of the Body

The Human body performs a large range of movements every day. Elite sports people perform even more complex movements in the most efficient ways possible with the input from sports scientists known as biomechanists. Biomechanics is the study of...Show More
Chasing the White Air

Chasing the White Air

Blue and white at 1,000 frames a second, this feel-good doco captures the emotion and adrenaline of the real-time two seconds in the air that these extreme athletes seek. We meet the international competitors at the One Hit Wonder and Mile High...Show More
Chronic Cardiovascular Adaptations

Chronic Cardiovascular Adaptations

Regular training causes chronic adaptations in the body’s systems. In this programme, our presenter who is preparing for her first marathon, her coach and a trained endurance runner, examine decreased resting heart rate, increased stroke volume...Show More
Chronic Muscular Adaptations

Chronic Muscular Adaptations

A number of chronic adaptations to exercise occur in the muscular system. Both aerobic and anaerobic exercises bring about improved performance over time. As the programme's presenter trains for a marathon with her coach, we examine muscular...Show More
Chronic Respiratory Adaptations

Chronic Respiratory Adaptations

The respiratory system makes a number of chronic adaptations to regular training. As the programme's presenter prepares for a marathon with her coach, and a trained endurance athlete, we examine a number of those chronic adaptations, including...Show More
Coaching

Coaching

This video covers different aspects of a coaching session.
Dip and Drive

Dip and Drive

The exercises in this video focus on improving your strength, circulation, and flexibility in your arms, shoulders, hands, legs, and core—which is just about everything. We'll also discuss the importance of proper breathing and posture. Consult...Show More
Energy Systems

Energy Systems

In every active sport, an athlete's ability to meet their energy requirements has a major impact on performance. Our working muscles get their energy from the breakdown of ATP, while the anaerobic and aerobic energy systems provide energy for the...Show More
Enhancing Performance in Sport

Enhancing Performance in Sport

Sportspeople, at any level, are always looking for ways to enhance their performance. This programme provides a valuable overview of the many facets of performance enhancement. Australian middle distance runner Craig Mottram and UK 400m runner...Show More
Evaluating a Training Program

Evaluating a Training Program

The body of an athlete is the vehicle for achieving greatness. But this vehicle needs to be constantly maintained, repaired and improved. Greatness begins long before you step onto the sporting arena, it builds with each step you take, and a...Show More