Health and Physical Education, Fourth edition

Health and Physical Education, Fourth edition

Judith Miller, Susan Wilson-Gahan, Robyne Garrett and John Haynes

Health and Physical Education provides readers with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to successfully teach health and physical education in Australia. With emphasis on the development of movement competence and health literacy from the early years to secondary, this book brings together research, theory, curriculum and pedagogy in an engaging introduction for pre-service teachers.

Now in its fourth edition, Health and Physical Education has been thoroughly updated, and features a new chapter covering ethics, morals the and duty of care and their practical application in school health and physical education. Maintaining strong connections to learners of all ages, the text links closely to the Early Years Learning Framework and the recently updated Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education. Each chapter is framed by the five propositions of the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education, and includes vignettes, activities and discussion and review questions to encourage reflection and group work.

Shortlist, Tertiary (Wholly Australian) Teaching and Learning Resource – Print or Blended Learning
Resource type
Teaching and Student Resource
Health and Physical Education
August 2022
Print or blended

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