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Factors Affecting Performance: Home

This guide is for the HSC Core Factors Affecting Performance in PDHPE.


Use the box below to search the catalogue to find books available in the Christopher Brennan Library. 


Books in the CBL

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Coach's Eye - TechSmith Corporation

Record athletes in action, then use the video analysis tools to see where improvements can be made.


Sports Biomechanics



This core unit of study examines the factors that affect performance, including the physical and psychological bases of performance. Study in this unit of work includes critical analysis of approaches to training and skill development and the contributions of psychology, nutrition and recovery strategies to performance.

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How Does Training Affect Performance?

How Can Psychology Affect Performance?

How Can Nutrition & Recovery Strategies Affect Performance?

How Does the Acquisition of Skill Affect Performance?

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