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Physical Education


The Cool Down

The Cool Down

Five Days of Fitness

An effective cool down and stretch routine is vital to ensure you recover well from a workout. Exercises in this clip include: Windmills, Quad Stretches, Pigeon Stretch and the Downward Dog. The focus is on performing the exercises with good...Show More
Workout 5: Planks and Arms

Workout 5: Planks and Arms

Five Days of Fitness

The Plank and Arm 2-4-6 workout extends upon knowledge gained in clips ‘Workout 1: Engage Your Core’ and ‘Workout 2: Strong Glutes’. The aim is to build upper body strength and stability by completing Hand taps, Caterpillars, Leg raises...Show More
Workout 4: Posture Perfect

Workout 4: Posture Perfect

Five Days of Fitness

The Super 8s routine is designed to correct the poor posture that develops when we spend too much time sitting or looking down at devices. The exercises include: Roll Downs, Super Heroes, Single Leg Pull Downs and V-Backs. The instructor gives...Show More
Workout 2: Strong Glutes

Workout 2: Strong Glutes

Five Days of Fitness

The 21s workout includes four levelled exercises for glute activation and strengthening: Squats, Fire Hydrant, Crab Walk and Bridge Raise. Full-range, half-range and bottom-range versions of each exercise are demonstrated, with a clear focus on...Show More
Workout 1: Engage Your Core

Workout 1: Engage Your Core

Five Days of Fitness

In the Core 60 workout four different exercises are described and demonstrated with a focus on good form and practice. These exercises will engage and strengthen the core muscles and include: Dead Bugs, Vampires, Plank Holds and Standing...Show More
Improve Your Posture

Improve Your Posture

Five Days of Fitness

Sitting and standing with good posture is essential when so much of our time is spent seated or using electronic devices. This clip provides the viewer with a clear set of simple explanations for improving posture. It also explains the specific...Show More
The Warm Up

The Warm Up

Five Days of Fitness

Warming up for an exercise session is important. This clip includes ideas to get your blood pumping, leave you a little out of breath and get synovial fluids to each of the joints. An instructor demonstrates how to perform exercises with good...Show More
Foundation Skills

Foundation Skills

Five Days of Fitness

This clip introduces seated and supine position exercises and specific skills that will help you get the most out of workouts, protect you from injury and be useful in everyday life. It includes how to stand and sit to improve posture, ways to...Show More
Socio-Ecological Model in Action

Socio-Ecological Model in Action

Changing Physical Activity Behaviour

Coasting is a stand up paddle boarding program aimed at improving women’s motivation and confidence through physical activity. This video examines the program in terms of the social-ecological model and the four main factors influencing...Show More
The Social-Ecological Model: Changing Physical Activity Behaviour

The Social-Ecological Model: Changing Physical Activity Behaviour

Changing Physical Activity Behaviour

Why are some people physically active and others not? This program examines the social-ecological model and its four main categories of factors that influence participation in physical activity – individual; social environment; physical...Show More
Chronic Respiratory Adaptations

Chronic Respiratory Adaptations

Chronic Adaptations to Exercise

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
Chronic Muscular Adaptations

Chronic Muscular Adaptations

Chronic Adaptations to Exercise

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 Cardiovascular Adaptations

Chronic Cardiovascular Adaptations

Chronic Adaptations to Exercise

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
Acute Respiratory Responses

Acute Respiratory Responses

Acute Responses to Exercise

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
Acute Muscular Responses

Acute Muscular Responses

Acute Responses to Exercise

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 Cardiovascular Responses

Acute Cardiovascular Responses

Acute Responses to Exercise

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
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
Sports Psychology: Mental Preparedness

Sports Psychology: Mental Preparedness

Mental preparedness is vital to succeed as an athlete. To stay calm and remain focused on the task at hand athletes need to develop the mental strength to block out external distractions. This excellent program discusses with athletes, coaches...Show More
Performance Enhancing Substances in Sport

Performance Enhancing Substances in Sport

Some athletes will go to extreme lengths to achieve success and the rewards that follow, including the use of legal and illegal performance enhancing substances. This interview-led programme will explore: the use of legal ergogenic aids,...Show More
Nutrition and Hydration in Sport

Nutrition and Hydration in Sport

Without the right fuel at the right time, an athlete’s performance inevitably suffers. Understanding the critical roles of nutrition and hydration in sport are explored in this fresh, revealing programme for senior secondary physical education...Show More
Sports Psychology: Motivation, Anxiety and Arousal

Sports Psychology: Motivation, Anxiety and Arousal

Athletes often talk about being “in the zone” and getting an adrenaline rush when competing. Sports science is now discovering exactly what occurs in an athlete’s mind during a performance and how these processes can be improved. An ideal...Show More
Lifelong Physical Activity

Lifelong Physical Activity

The benefits of regular physical activity from a young age are highlighted in this energetic and informative programme for lower secondary health and P.E. learners. Viewers will hear from Olympic rower Kim Crow and a number of amateur...Show More
Expedition and Navigation Skills

Expedition and Navigation Skills

Taking to nature has been a favourite pastime of humans for centuries. This practical, informative guide to outdoor expeditions is an excellent starting point for Outdoor Education learners in lower to middle secondary. Viewers will be shown...Show More
In the Spirit of the Game

In the Spirit of the Game

Winning is a great feeling, but there other goals we set ourselves when playing sport. Fair play and good sporting behaviour help make the activity enjoyable for everyone involved. This documentary-style programme will explore: what good...Show More
Essential Physical Fitness: What Every Teen Needs to Know

Essential Physical Fitness: What Every Teen Needs to Know

The benefits of physical fitness—including better overall health, protection from illness, improved mental health and a longer lifespan—are too important for teens to ignore. But many teens don’t understand exactly what “getting fit”...Show More