Summer read listen and watch ideas

December 2022

Looking for some PDHPE Summer reading, listening or a good watch?

You can always catch up on the 2022 ACHPER NSW blogs.

We’ve also compiled a list of interesting external links:


Rethinking the classification of games and sports in physical education

with Dr. Justen O’Connor
Playing with Research in Health and Physical Education podcasts series

The joy of movement: the non-participant in physical education curriculum design
with Dr. Susannah Stevens
Playing with Research in Health and Physical Education podcast series

Let us in: Are Australian Schools Inclusive?
ABC Radio


Is BMI a good indicator of health?
ABC Catalyst  (5 minutes)

Vaping exposes inhalers to more than 200 chemicals
ABC News report (5 minutes)

Why is physical education a student’s most important subject?
William Simon Jnr, TEDxUCLA

Is sitting bad for your health?
ABC Catalyst  (5 minutes)

Physical Education: Physical training in the palaestra
ABC Catalyst


Top resources and activities to help teachers encourage movement at school
ABC Education, October 2022

You’ve got a friend: young people help each other with their mental health for 3.5 hours every week
The Conversation, November 2022

Mandatory consent education is a huge win for Australia – but consent is just one small part of navigating relationships
The Conversation, February 2022

Fitness testing in PE: Helpful or Harmful?
Body Confident Collective, February 2022 

Why it’s becoming nearly impossible to be healthy in Australia
ABC News, November 2022

Could junk food labels displaying exercise required to burn off calories help reduce obesity?
ABC News, November 2022

More Australians turning to exercise to maintain mental health, but a growing number are ditching it altogether
ABC News, November 2022


Be You

National mental health in education initiative.

Positive Choices
Evidence based alcohol and other drug education resources.

NSW Health Vaping toolkit
Resources for educators and students.

eSafety education
Online safety resources and training for school and communities.

Australian Olympic Committee
Schools and communities resources.

School sport resources hub
Department of Education School Sport Unit.

Make No Doubt About It
NSW Government consent campaign.

Australia’s Health 2022
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report and resources.

Sport Integrity
Sport Integrity Australia education resources.

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