Our range of school programs is now bigger and better than ever. We have listened to your feedback to design a new learning program for both teachers and students that seeks to bridge the gap between theory and practice. We invite you to be the first to experience our new purpose built facility and benefit from our unique delivery strategy specifically tailored to the requirements of the new VCE PE study design.
Learn from a leading author of a VCE PE textbook
Dr. Melissa Arkinstall is the Director of Exercise Research Australia. Melissa is a key author of the VCE PE text book published by Macmillan Education Australia. Her expertise includes energy systems, LIP, oxygen deficit and EPOC as well as mechanisms of fatigue and recovery. Melissa also presents for a range of organisations including ACHPER, as an expert on curriculum specific content.
Experience a nationally accredited sports science facility
Our educators are all practising Australian sports scientists. This means you will receive the most up to date information on the latest research in the areas of energy systems, fatigue and recovery as well as fitness testing and training. What sets the ERA education team apart from others is our strong research background and applied knowledge that stems from first-hand experience.
Maximise your students understanding and application of the most difficult concepts within the new VCE PE study design. Students will be engaged by our team of leading educators and sports scientists in our nationally accredited athlete testing facility. ERA student Learning Activities have been developed by an expert in the field, Dr. Melissa Arkinstall, who is also a key author of the VCE PE text book published by Macmillan Education Australia. Reward and inspire your students by reserving them a place in one of our curriculum specific sessions listed below.
“One of the most difficult parts of teaching VCE PE is to have students transfer theoretical knowledge to a practical situation. Our visit to ERA was invaluable in assisting students in this process”.
Carolyn Walsh - Year 12 PE Teacher - Frankston High School
Session A: Energy Systems
Session B: Fatigue Mechanisms
Session C: Training Principles
Session D: Recovery Strategies
Session E: Fitness Assessment
Please contact Monique on (03) 9480 1800 for more information. Read more
Reward your students with the opportunity to maximise their exam results by enhancing understanding of the most difficult areas of study in Units 3 & 4. Interact with an expert in the field, Dr. Melissa Arkinstall, who is also a key author of the VCE PE text book published by Macmillan Education Australia. Melissa and her team will cover a range of topics using a question and answer format to reinforce student understanding and exam application. Students will receive an Exam Revision booklet that contains summary tables, example questions and student tips to simplify and maximise their study time and results. Reserve your place now in one of our sessions near your school.
“The ERA exam revision session was the perfect prep and really set me up for exam success. Melissa gave me great techniques which really helped in answering the hardest questions on energy systems and fatigue. Everything is explained so simply! All the doubts I had throughout the year were cleared up in 2 hours. You know you’re getting the right information when it is delivered by people who work in the industry every day”.
Jacob - Year 12 Student, PE Dux - Catholic College Bendigo
Exam topics covered:
ATP demand, food & chemical fuel use
Energy system characteristics & interplay
Acute responses to exercise (O2 deficit, uptake & EPOC)
Lactate Inflection Point (LIP)
Fatigue mechanisms applied to sport
Fitness assessment: laboratory & field testing
Fitness components, training methods & principles
Chronic training adaptations
Legal and illegal substances (perceived benefits & potential harms)
Please contact Tori on (03) 9480 1800 for more information-2011 session dates and locations to be advised. Read more
Attend an exclusive PD workshop series covering key concepts in the VCE PE Study Design or participate in a range of curriculum specific webinars without having to leave your own office. Learn from our team of experts, including Dr. Melissa Arkinstall, who is also a key author of the VCE PE text book published by Macmillan Education Australia.
NEW Webinar Series - 4.00-4.45pm
18/3/13 Energy systems
23/4/13 Fatigue and performance
19/5/13 Nutrition in recovery for AFL players
18/7/13 Doping on Tour: an inside perspective
19/8/13 Sports psychology: a case study in high-rick sport
17/9/12 Community sports promotion Unit 3 AOS 1 (revision)
8/10/13 Tweaking/refining your exam revision program
Any two -$100.00
Education VIP Membership - $159.00 (ALL seven webinars PLUS access to our online resources including the PE.doc newsletter)
Please contact Monique on (03) 9480 1800 or firstname.lastname@example.org