Teacher note

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 [...]

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 [...]

25 01, 2016

Cold, Wind and Hypothermia

By |2016-01-25T09:47:23+10:00January 25th, 2016|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Sports Medicine, Teacher note|Comments Off on Cold, Wind and Hypothermia

Continuing our teacher note series, today we look at the combination of cold, wind and hypothermia. This teacher note comes under environmental considerations for What role do preventative actions play in enhancing the wellbeing of the athlete? in Sports Medicine. The teacher note says: Students should understand how the combination of heat and humidity or cold [...]

22 01, 2016

Heat, Humidity and Hyperthermia

By |2016-01-27T18:17:57+10:00January 22nd, 2016|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Sports Medicine, Teacher note, What role do preventative actions play in enhancing the wellbeing of the athlete?|Comments Off on Heat, Humidity and Hyperthermia

In Sports Medicine it is vital that you have a deep knowledge of heat, humidity and hyperthermia. This topic comes up under the critical question: "What role do preventative actions play in enhancing the wellbeing of the athlete?", dot point: environmental considerations. The teacher note says: Students should understand how the combination of heat and humidity or [...]

18 01, 2016

Statistics for Health Priorities

By |2016-01-15T06:27:16+10:00January 18th, 2016|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, How are priority issues for Australia's health identified?, Teacher note|Comments Off on Statistics for Health Priorities

Often my students ask me: "do I need to know statistics for Health Priorities in Australia?" The answer is NO! The HSC PDHPE syllabus is very clear that students do not need to know statistics on Australia's health. Under the critical question "How are priority issues for Australia’s health identified?" there is what is known [...]