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Welcome to ACHPER

Welcome to ACHPER

Our purpose:

'to enhance the health and well-being of every Australian by educating, advocating, and leading professional practice in health education, physical education, sport and recreation'

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BLOG HIGHLIGHT: Do our kids have all the tools?

BLOG HIGHLIGHT: Do our kids have all the tools?

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?

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Recap of the 30th ACHPER International Conference

Recap of the 30th ACHPER International Conference

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?

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ACTIVE + HEALTHY MAGAZINE HIGHLIGHT: Indigenous games

ACTIVE + HEALTHY MAGAZINE HIGHLIGHT: Indigenous games

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.

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ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF HEALTH, SPORT & PHYSICAL EDUCATION

ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF HEALTH, SPORT & PHYSICAL EDUCATION

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.

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