ERA's Premium PE Student Learning Activities

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Available Sessions

We offer a range of curriculum-based activities for PE students that teachers may book at anytime throughout the school year to suit their timetable. These include the VCE PE topics of energy systems, fatigue, performance enhancement, fitness assessment and training programs. We also cater to Years 9-10 with our sports science, fitness testing and body systems sessions. These 2 hour sessions are conducted onsite in our high performance athlete testing and training facility from Monday-Friday. Each session covers curriculum theory and practical activities to enhance students application of key concepts.

Energy Systems
Learning Activity
Energy Systems
Energy Systems
Suitable for VCE PE Unit 3
  • Produce and analyse a VO2max test report
  • Compare relative vs. absolute VO2max data
  • Learn about energy system interplay
  • Identify energy system characteristics
Fatigue & Recovery
Learning Activity
Fatigue & Recovery

Fatigue & Recovery
Suitable for VCE PE Unit 3

  • Graph and analyse a LIP test lab report
  • Explain the training effect on LIP
  • Identify fatigue specific to energy systems
  • Discuss recovery modes – passive vs. active
Training Programs
Learning Activity
Training Programs

Training Programs
Suitable for VCE PE Unit 4

  • Develop a 6-week training program
  • Learn and apply training principles
  • Learn and apply training methods
  • Evaluate example training programs
Assessing Fitness
Learning Activity
Assessing Fitness

Assessing Fitness
Suitable for VCE PE Unit 4

  • Perform AFL/AFLW Draft Combine tests
  • Compare student results to elite players
  • Learn the principles of fitness testing
  • Identify testing protocols used in sport
The Active Body
Learning Activity
The Active Body

The Active Body
Suitable for VCE PE Unit 1

  • Introduction to energy production for sport in the form of ATP
  • Understanding energy systems- the ‘what , why and how they work’
  • Identify fuel sources- foods vs chemical fuels
  • Respiratory, cardiovascular and muscular system- overview of structure and function
Sports Science
Learning Activity
Sports Science

Sports Science
Suitable for year 10 elective

  • Athlete body composition assessment- skinfolds, height, mass (weight)
  • Laboratory high performance testing- aerobic (VO2max) test
  • Strength & power high performance testing
  • Compare and discuss the VO2max results of different sports (norms)

Session cost

The cost of your session is based upon the student numbers identified on your booking request. In the event that additional students attend the session on the day an updated invoice will be sent to your school.

1-20 students: $33.00 per student
21-25 students: $660.00 (flat rate)
26+ students: $660.00 (up to 25 students) + $33.00 per student in addition.

Please note: – A minimum cost of $660 applies to bookings of 20 students or less when opening a new session. If your students are joining an already existing session, prices are as per schedule above. 

The Assessing Fitness session incurs an $80 additional fee for hire of external venue.

How to book your sessions

Submit your session requests using the form below and we will be back in contact with you within 2-3 working days. Please note: schools may be combined to accommodate demand. Maximum of 70 students per session.

Can’t decide which activity best suits your students…

We are here to help! Just give our office a call on (03) 9480 1800 and speak with one of our education team or email enquiry@exerciseresearch.com.au


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