About the authors. Foreword. About eBookPLUS. Acknowledgements. STRAND 1: SELF AND RELATIONSHIPS. Chapter 1: My sense of self. Chapter 2: Growing up - the challenges ahead. Chapter 3: Developing positive relationships. STRAND 2: MOVEMENT SKILL AND PERFORMANCE. Chapter 4: Moving with skill. Chapter 5: Movement composition. . STRAND 3: INDIVIDUAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH. Chapter 6: A healthy lifestyle. Chapter 7: Adolescence can be a risky business. Chapter 8: Health information - who can help me? STRAND 4: LIFELONG PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. Chapter 9: A Balancing Act! Chapter 10: Fit for life. Glossary. Index.
Ron Ruskin is an established and respected PDHPE teacher with several active roles anqualifications in sports coaching and examining. Now retired head teacher of PDHPE at Northmead High School, Ron maintains a particular interest and involvement in basketball, touch football and golf, and in aquatics as a former examiner for the Royal Lifesaving Society - Australia. He has also been a senior marker of the HSC for the NSW Board of Studies and has worked on the HSC advice line. Ron has written and produced other specialist texts and technology products, such as Basketball Fundamentals and the Body Systems CD-ROM. Kim Proctor is currently a Chief Education Officer with the NSW Department of Education and Training. She has worked in a diverse range of roles within education, including as a PDHPE head teacher, PDHPE consultant, coordinator for Student Health in NSW and a leader of stategic projects. Kim has vast experience in working in and with schools to develop and implement quality teaching programs in PDHPE and school-wide policies that support student health and wellbeing. She has specific experience in sexual health education, anti-discrimination education, inclusive teaching practices and community health issues. She is the co-author of a number of PDHPE textbooks.