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23 03, 2018

To what extent is access to health care facilities and services equitable for all Australians?

By |2018-03-22T15:08:26+10:00March 23rd, 2018|Articles, example, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|Comments Off on To what extent is access to health care facilities and services equitable for all Australians?

The 2015 HSC PDHPE exam, Questions 24 asks: To what extent is access to health care facilities and services equitable for all Australians? and is worth 8 Marks. Below is a lovely sample answer from Xanthe. Personally, I loved the first paragraph. It really sets up the rest of the answer and shows that the question [...]

21 03, 2018

How do the five action areas of the Ottawa Charter address the principles of social justice?

By |2018-03-21T10:13:52+10:00March 21st, 2018|Articles, example, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities?|Comments Off on How do the five action areas of the Ottawa Charter address the principles of social justice?

As answers to past HSC questions begin to roll in via the form (at the bottom of this page) I thought I should begin to share some of the responses students are providing. The answer below is from Olivia and is an answer to the question "How do the five action areas of the Ottawa Charter [...]

12 03, 2018

Addressing Key terms in HSC PDHPE exams

By |2018-03-12T04:42:44+10:00March 12th, 2018|Articles, example, HSC PDHPE, Key word, Study Tips, writing|Comments Off on Addressing Key terms in HSC PDHPE exams

Each year NESA release feedback from the senior markers of the HSC exam. This feedback often included advice for the next year of students to use as they approach their exam. The advice this year included the following pieces of advice:Students should:address the key words, for example ‘outline’, ‘describe’, ‘explain’highlight/underline key components of the questionThis [...]

27 11, 2017

Answering HSC PDHPE exam questions – SEAL

By |2017-11-29T12:31:36+10:00November 27th, 2017|Articles, example, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips, writing|0 Comments

It can be very difficult answering HSC PDHPE exam questions. There are a number of techniques that can be used, and this article focuses on just one method to structure your answer to HSC PDHPE exam questions that are worth 4-12 marks. In particular, this article will focus on the structure I recommend you use [...]

2 11, 2017

Describe the assessment procedure used to determine the nature and extent of a sports injury.

By |2017-11-02T06:39:21+10:00November 2nd, 2017|Articles, example, How are sports injuries classified and managed?, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Sports Medicine, Study Tips|Comments Off on Describe the assessment procedure used to determine the nature and extent of a sports injury.

The question Describe the assessment procedure used to determine the nature and extent of a sports injury. is worth 5 marks and comes from the 2011 HSC PDHPE exam. Below is a sample answer written by one of my VT students (shared with permission). The answer begins with a clear statement that the procedure would be stopped [...]

11 05, 2017

Describe how technology has been used to improve performance

By |2017-05-10T10:28:53+10:00May 11th, 2017|Articles, example, HSC PDHPE, Improving Performance, What ethical issues are related to improving performance?|Comments Off on Describe how technology has been used to improve performance

Technology has caused a massive increase in performance over the past 40 years. David Epstein (in the video below) describes how the simple change in running surface and the use of running blocks has revolutionised the times for running events at the Olympic Games. Please take the time to watch this video. This video provides [...]

6 03, 2017

Is the autonomous stage of skill acquisition what we aim for?

By |2017-03-06T14:46:26+10:00March 6th, 2017|Articles, example, Factors Affecting Performance, How does the acquisition of skill affect performance?, HSC PDHPE|Comments Off on Is the autonomous stage of skill acquisition what we aim for?

The autonomous stage of skills acquisition is often thought of for all its positive attributes. The autonomous stage means that the athlete does not have to think about the skill he or she is performing, allowing their mind to focus on other events or processes around them. It means they can focus on reading the [...]

6 09, 2016

Explain why individuals, communities and governments should work in partnership on health promotion initiatives. Provide examples.

By |2016-09-06T08:25:24+10:00September 6th, 2016|Articles, example, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities?|Comments Off on Explain why individuals, communities and governments should work in partnership on health promotion initiatives. Provide examples.

"Explain why individuals, communities and governments should work in partnership on health promotion initiatives. Provide examples." is question 24 in the 2014 HSC PDHPE exam and is worth 8 marks. This question relates directly to Health promotion based on the 5 action areas of the Ottawa Charter and the learn to: The benefits of partnerships [...]

22 08, 2016

Outline TWO groups most at risk for cardiovascular disease in Australia

By |2016-08-22T08:12:34+10:00August 22nd, 2016|Articles, example, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?|Comments Off on Outline TWO groups most at risk for cardiovascular disease in Australia

The question "Outline TWO groups most at risk for cardiovascular disease in Australia" comes from the 2014 HSC PDHPE exam and is question number 21, worth 3 marks. The term outline, simply means: Sketch in general terms; indicate the main features of Therefore, you are not required to provide a large amount of information about [...]

11 08, 2016

Explain the nature and extent of health inequities within Australia for one group OTHER than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

By |2016-08-11T13:45:03+10:00August 11th, 2016|Articles, example, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?|Comments Off on Explain the nature and extent of health inequities within Australia for one group OTHER than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

This sample answer is for the question "Explain the nature and extent of health inequities within Australia for one group OTHER than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders". "Explain the nature and extent of health inequities within Australia for one group OTHER than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders" is question 23 from the 2014 HSC PDHPE [...]