Improving Performance

7 10, 2019

Marking Rubric

By |2019-10-07T03:53:30+10:00October 7th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Improving Performance, Questions, Study Tips, What ethical issues are related to improving performance?|0 Comments

The HSC PDHPE marking rubric refers to the 4 dot points above the extended response questions: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the health and physical activity concepts relevant to questions This criteria basically means that you show the correct interpretation of the question by doing what the directive term states (compare, analyse, describe) while using [...]

20 06, 2017

Personal Success or Big Business

By |2017-06-20T16:23:52+10:00June 20th, 2017|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Improving Performance, Teacher note, What ethical issues are related to improving performance?|Comments Off on Personal Success or Big Business

The ethics around drug use in sport are wide, but he HSC PDHPE syllabus want you to consider whether the use of drugs is for personal success or big business. Over the last 30 years sport has changed dramatically going from games we played, to big business. Sport is now a multi-million dollar industry in [...]

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 [...]

12 10, 2016

Key word examine

By |2016-10-12T20:12:33+10:00October 12th, 2016|Articles, How do athletes train for improved performance?, How does the acquisition of skill affect performance?, how does training affect performance?, How is injury rehabilitation managed, HSC PDHPE, Key word|Comments Off on Key word examine

The BOSTES key word examine is used a number of times in HSC PDHPE. The BOSTES glossary of key words define examine as: enquire into. This is a rather short definition, requiring the person to simply investigate or find/provide information on the topic. Google, however, provides a more thorough definition of the term: inspect (someone or [...]

25 07, 2016

Examples of technology in sport

By |2016-07-25T10:45:20+10:00July 25th, 2016|Articles, example, HSC PDHPE, Improving Performance, What ethical issues are related to improving performance?|Comments Off on Examples of technology in sport

There are many examples of technology in sport, but I thought I would mention a few that you might wish to think about using as examples in your study. The first of our ex amples of technology in sport is the sensor pad. Teakwood has introduced sensors to help make sure that every point is [...]

4 04, 2016

Essentials of periodisation

By |2016-03-31T14:56:58+10:00April 4th, 2016|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Improving Performance, What are the planning considerations for improving performance?|Comments Off on Essentials of periodisation

The essentials of periodisation include: the stimulation of physiological adaptations, managing fatigue and ensuring the adaptations improve performance. This is done through the sequencing and structuring of a periodised training plan. Peak performance only lasts 7-14 days and needs to occur at the optimum time for competition and performance. There are three theories that have been used [...]

10 02, 2016

Useful Sites for Factors Affecting and Improving Performance

By |2016-02-09T15:03:44+10:00February 10th, 2016|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, HSC PDHPE, Improving Performance|Comments Off on Useful Sites for Factors Affecting and Improving Performance

There are plenty of useful sites for Factors Affecting and Improving Performance that I use all the time. They provide up-to-date information and cover lots of content. The first of our useful sites for Factors Affecting and Improving Performance is Australian Association of Strength and Conditioning (ASCA). They don't provide a lot of free information to kick [...]

29 01, 2016

Fair Play vs Cheating

By |2016-01-27T06:59:03+10:00January 29th, 2016|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Improving Performance, Teacher note, What ethical issues are related to improving performance?|Comments Off on Fair Play vs Cheating

When considering the use of drugs ethical considerations concerning fair play vs cheating need to be explored. The teacher notes in the HSC PDHPE syllabus are used to guide the learning of content to which they refer. In Improving Performance, use of drugs comes under ethical issues related to improving performance, and our understanding and application [...]

27 01, 2016

Performance Effects and Harms Associated with Drug Use

By |2016-01-23T11:55:19+10:00January 27th, 2016|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Improving Performance, Teacher note, What ethical issues are related to improving performance?|Comments Off on Performance Effects and Harms Associated with Drug Use

The performance effects and harms associated with drug use are drug specific and content heavy. It is specifically because of this that the HSC PDHPE syllabus has a teacher note to reduce the content and focus on ethics. Students need only a general understanding of the performance-related effects of, and the harm associated with, using [...]

5 11, 2015

Use of Technology – GPS Devises

By |2015-11-05T13:04:01+10:00November 5th, 2015|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Improving Performance, What ethical issues are related to improving performance?|0 Comments

Improving Performance requires you to look at the use of technology to improve performance as an ethical consideration. GPS devises are used expensively as a piece of technology that can improve performance. GPS devises provide trainers and coaches with objective data to help analyse an athlete's performance both during training and during competition. GPS devises [...]