Tertiary Catalogue

Sports Science and Physiotherapy


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 3: Kick it, Punch it

Workout 3: Kick it, Punch it

Five Days of Fitness

This Chase 20 workout is a motivational boxing-based routine that will help you make movement a part of your everyday routine. The instructor demonstrates correct form and right and left-hand stances in this TABATA sequence. The four exercises...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
Functions of the Human Skeleton

Functions of the Human Skeleton

Systems of the Human Body: Skeletal System

The skeleton plays a crucial role in all vertebrates, including humans. This video introduces viewers to the role of the human skeleton, covering the key functions of shape, movement, protection, blood cell production and mineral storage....Show More
Bone Health and Disease

Bone Health and Disease

Systems of the Human Body: Skeletal System

There are many diseases, both historical and still widespread today, that are related to the health of our bones. This video discusses rickets, spina bifida, scoliosis, osteoporosis and arthritis, explaining their causes and methods of treatment...Show More
Injuries and Healing

Injuries and Healing

Systems of the Human Body: Skeletal System

Knowing what bones are made from is essential for understanding what happens when they break and mend. This video guides viewers through the minerals and proteins in bones and the two types of bone tissue, then explains the various...Show More
Joints and Movement

Joints and Movement

Systems of the Human Body: Skeletal System

The points at which bones connect with each other, or the joints, are critical for the body’s range of movement. This video explains the structural and functional classifications of joints, providing detailed descriptions and examples of...Show More
Structure of the Skeleton

Structure of the Skeleton

Systems of the Human Body: Skeletal System

The human skeleton contains up to 206 bones, arranged in a particular structure to fulfil their unique functions. This video comprehensively covers different types of bones and their function, the axial and appendicular skeletons and includes a...Show More
Heat and the Human Body

Heat and the Human Body

Shedding Light on Heat

In the final episode, 'Heat and the Human Body', we look at the brilliant systems within our bodies that allow us to maintain a more-or-less constant body temperature regardless of the weather conditions. Sweating, shivering, pumping more blood...Show More
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