Factors Affecting Performance

14 10, 2018

Nutrition for study

By |2018-10-13T22:04:05+10:00October 14th, 2018|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, How can nutrition and recovery strategies affect performance?, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on Nutrition for study

Your brain needs nutrition for study. It needs to have the right nutrients in order to be able to function properly, let alone optimally. Just as nutrition is important for performance in sport, nutrition for study is just as important when it comes to learning. Let me give you a few dos and don'ts when [...]

5 04, 2018

Compare TWO different energy systems by exploring their duration, sources of fuel and causes of fatigue

By |2018-03-29T12:23:30+10:00April 5th, 2018|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, how does training affect performance?, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips|0 Comments

In the 2017 HSC PDHPE exam, question 25 was worth 7 marks and asked: "Compare TWO different energy systems by exploring their duration, sources of fuel and causes of fatigue. Use examples to support your answer." Below is a sample answer for this question provided by Melissa. As always remember to use the NESA marking guidelines [...]

29 03, 2018

Compare the two anaerobic energy systems

By |2018-03-29T09:01:35+10:00March 29th, 2018|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, how does training affect performance?, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips|0 Comments

This sample answer is a response to question 27 from the 2014 HSC PDHPE exam "Compare the two anaerobic energy systems." worth 5 marks. The answer is provided by Melissa. As always, I encourage you to read through this answer and compare it to the sample answer provided by NESA along with the marking criteria (here and [...]

27 02, 2018

Maximise classroom learning

By |2018-02-27T09:39:37+10:00February 27th, 2018|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, Flipped, how does training affect performance?, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on Maximise classroom learning

As a big advocate for the flipped learning approach, one thing that I encourage all students to do in order to maximise classroom learning is to do the easy stuff before entering the classroom. With the flipped learning approach, students will generally be introduced to the content of the syllabus in their own time. This [...]

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 [...]

15 02, 2017

Compare the dietary requirements of athletes in TWO sports that have different nutritional needs

By |2017-02-15T13:57:47+10:00February 15th, 2017|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, How can nutrition and recovery strategies affect performance?, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips|Comments Off on Compare the dietary requirements of athletes in TWO sports that have different nutritional needs

The question "Compare the dietary requirements of athletes in TWO sports that have different nutritional needs. Provide relevant examples" Is question 25 in the 2011 HSC PDHPE exam. Below is a sample answer I wrote for this question with a video of commentary on how I wrote it. Compare the dietary requirements of athletes in [...]

7 02, 2017

Do Ice Baths Work?

By |2017-02-07T05:30:36+10:00February 7th, 2017|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, How can nutrition and recovery strategies affect performance?, How is injury rehabilitation managed, HSC PDHPE|Comments Off on Do Ice Baths Work?

This article: Do ice baths work? is written in response to the recent article published in the Telegraph in the UK. This article's title: "Ice baths, treatment of choice for Andy Murray and Mo Farah, do not help post-exercise recovery - new research" seems to claim more than the author of the research and the [...]

19 01, 2017

Compare TWO psychological strategies – Sample Answer

By |2017-01-19T13:32:07+10:00January 19th, 2017|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, How can psychology affect performance?, HSC PDHPE, Questions, sample answer, Study Tips, writing|Comments Off on Compare TWO psychological strategies – Sample Answer

"Compare TWO psychological strategies that each of these athletes would employ to enhance motivation OR manage anxiety" is the end of an 8 mark question in the 2010 HSC PDHPE exam. The full question in below. The following profiles describe two athletes and their sports. Athlete A Elite individual target sport athlete Maintains a low [...]

16 11, 2016

Examine the relationship between physiological adaptations and improved performance resulting from anaerobic training

By |2016-11-14T14:53:12+10:00November 16th, 2016|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, how does training affect performance?, HSC PDHPE|Comments Off on Examine the relationship between physiological adaptations and improved performance resulting from anaerobic training

Examine the relationship between physiological adaptations and improved performance resulting from anaerobic training comes from HSC PDHPE syllabus under Factors Affecting Performance, How does training affect performance? - Physiological adaptations. The Learn to asks you to examine the relationship between the principles of training, physiological adaptations and improved performance. The information below goes some way to helping [...]

14 11, 2016

Examine the relationship between physiological adaptations and improved performance resulting from aerobic training

By |2016-11-14T14:57:42+10:00November 14th, 2016|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, how does training affect performance?, HSC PDHPE|Comments Off on Examine the relationship between physiological adaptations and improved performance resulting from aerobic training

Examine the relationship between physiological adaptations and improved performance resulting from aerobic training comes from the HSC PDHPE syllabus asks you to examine the relationship between the principles of training, physiological adaptations and improved performance for Factors Affecting Performance under principles of training. Below I have provided some information that would help examine the relationship [...]