With the release of the second Report Card on Physical Activity of Children and Young People indicating a grade of D- again for Australia for both Overall Physical Activity and for Sedentary Behaviours, why as a nation are we still failing when it comes to our kids moving more? Do our kids have all the tools they need to be active for life?Read More
The 30th ACHPER International Conference held at the University of Canberra from January 16-18 2017 provided 320 teachers, researchers and health, sport and recreation professionals from across Australia and overseas with a dynamic and highly engaging professional learning experience. What had delegates talking to make #achper2017 trend as high as number 4 nationally?Read More
In the latest issue of the Active + Healthy Magazine, Sue Whatman and Troy Meston discuss how Indigenous games have clear educative purposes and are a 'natural opportunity' to embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges in the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education. They suggest that teaching of these games and activities be undertaken in tandem with respectful dialogue and engagement within the cultural interface.Read More
Through the new rolling on-line publication of manuscripts by Taylor and Francis, you can now view papers from the Journal in a much more timely fashion.
Access articles the moment they are published, including Richards and Gordon report on a New Zealand study into the opportunities and barriers confronting PE teachers in the implementation of the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) model.Read More