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Tertiary Catalogue

Sports Science & Physiotherapy

Contains over 15 Videos

Engineering: Transforming Lives with Prosthetics

Engineering: Transforming Lives with Prosthetics

Scientists and engineers have made great strides in recent years with prosthetics and orthotics. In this programme we discuss how designers are striving to simulate the anatomy and physiology of missing limbs. Though some prosthetics are simple...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
Sports Injuries: Classification and Management

Sports Injuries: Classification and Management

This programme is a comprehensive guide to the classification and management of sports injuries. Wendy Braybon, head physiotherapist at the Victorian Institute of Sport, shows us how to classify and manage soft tissue injuries (such as sprains,...Show More
Improving Performance

Improving Performance

Elite Athlete Case Studies

Elite athletes employ simple strategies and techniques to improve performance. How better to gain an insight into these tried-and-tested methods, than to hear directly from the elite athletes and coaches themselves? This insightful programme...Show More
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
Food for Sports Performance

Food for Sports Performance

Food and nutrients are one of our basic needs. Food helps to give us energy, repair and replace cells and allow growth to occur. Food is also one of the most important factors in making us go “fast” and allowing for peak physical performance...Show More
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
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
Deadly Feet: Aboriginal Sporting Heroes

Deadly Feet: Aboriginal Sporting Heroes

This programme explores the myth of sport as the great leveller. Students will learn about the importance of sport to Indigenous people and the efforts being made to stop racism and promote healthy lifestyles.
Analysing Fitness

Analysing Fitness

Australian Fitness Series

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
Nutrition and Physical Activity

Nutrition and Physical Activity

Research suggests we should be physically active for at least 30 minutes a day. This programme, featuring interviews with dieticians from the Australian Institute of Sport, looks at the importance of nutrients in our diet to support physical...Show More
Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

Prevention of falls should be the focus of your facility. Two-thirds of seniors who have fallen will have a repeat fall within six months. The focus of preventive action needs to be centred on awareness of conditions that predispose a person to...Show More
Motivations for an Active Lifestyle

Motivations for an Active Lifestyle

Over 60% of adults worldwide aren't physically active enough. Why is this happening when it's widely known that a physically active lifestyle has numerous health benefits?
An active lifestyle assists in the prevention of cardiovascular...Show More
Acquiring Skills: How People Develop Skills in PE

Acquiring Skills: How People Develop Skills in PE

People perform skills every day - ranging from simple tasks such as walking (although this is not simple for a 10 month old child?) through to much more complex skills such as gymnastics routines. Elite sportspeople perform complex tasks...Show More
Biomechanics

Biomechanics

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