Core 1 – Health Priorities in Australia
Chapter 1: How are priority issues for Australia’s health identified?
Chapter 2: What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?
Chapter 3: What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?
Chapter 4: What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities?
Core 2 – Factors Affecting Performance
Chapter 1: How does training affect performance?
Chapter 2: How can psychology affect performance?
Chapter 3: How can nutrition and recovery strategies affect performance?
Chapter 4: How does the acquisition of skill affect performance?
Option 1 – The Health of Young People
Chapter 1: What is good health for young people?
Chapter 2: To what extent do Australia’s young people enjoy good health?
Chapter 3: What skills and actions enable young people to attain better heath?
Option 2 - Sport and Physical Activity in Australian Society
Chapter 1: How have meanings about sport and physical activity changed over time?
Chapter 2: What is the relationship between sport and national and cultural identity?
Chapter 3: How does the mass media contribute to peoples understanding, values and beliefs about sport?
Chapter 4: What are the relationships between sport and physical activity and gender?
Option 3 – Sports Medicine
Chapter 1: How are sports injuries classified and managed?
Chapter 2: How does sports medicine address the demands of specific athletes?
Chapter 3: What role do preventative actions play in enhancing the wellbeing of the athlete?
Chapter 4: How is injury rehabilitation managed?
Option 4 - Improving Performance
Chapter 1: How do athletes train for improved performance?
Chapter 2: What are the planning considerations for improving performance?
Chapter 3: What ethical issues are related to improving performance?
Option 5 – Equity and Health
Chapter 1: Why do inequities exist in the health of Australians?
Chapter 2: What inequities are experienced by population groups in Australia?
Chapter 3: How may the gap in health status of populations be bridged?
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