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To access your resources Log in or create your Cambridge GO account Activate your resources by entering the access code found in the front of your print textbook, sealed pocket or supplied via email.

Written by experienced and creative Queensland Physical Education teachers to provide in-depth coverage of the current QSA syllabus.

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If you are activating a student text access code provided in the front of the print textbook, a sealed pocket, or supplied via email or by your school, you will have access to the following resources:

  • PDF Textbook
  • Word activities
  • Weblinks

The Teacher CD content is available for purchase separately. Resources are accessed through a Cambridge GO teacher account using a unique access code supplied on purchase. 

To view a sample chapter, please click on the chapter below in blue.

PDFs updated October 5th, 2016.


Full PDF Textbook

  • Complete textbook [PDF 27.7Mb]

PDF Textbook chapters

  • Preliminary [PDF 1.4Mb]

  • Chapter 1: Motor learning theory and physical skill [PDF 4.3Mb]

  • Chapter 2: Psychology and physical performance [PDF 3.1Mb]

  • Chapter 3: Describing motion - kinematics [PDF 3.3Mb]

  • Chapter 4: Biomechanical principles that affectmoving bodies and implements - kinetics [PDF 5.2Mb]

  • Chapter 5: The physiology of exercise [PDF 4.9Mb]

  • Chapter 6: Preparing to train [PDF 5.7Mb]

  • Chapter 7: Training principles and methods [PDF 3.4Mb]

  • Chapter 8: Training program design [PDF 1.0Mb]

  • Chapter 9: A contemporary framework for examining sociocultural factors in sport and society [PDF 2.2Mb]

  • Chapter 10: Factors affecting access to sport and physical activity - the individual level [PDF 1.3Mb]

  • Chapter 11: Factors affecting access to sport and physical activity - the interpersonal level [PDF 1.8Mb]

  • Chapter 12: Factors affecting access to sport andphysical activity - the institutional level [PDF 2.1Mb]

  • Chapter 13: Factors affecting access to sport and physical activity - the structural level [PDF 1.3Mb]

  • Chapter 14: Factors affecting access to sport and physical activity - the cultural level [PDF 2.5Mb]

  • Glossary [PDF 0.5Mb]

  • Bibliography [PDF 0.5Mb]

  • Appendix [PDF 2.5Mb]

  • Index [PDF 0.5Mb]

You are entitled to download and store these PDFs. However they may not be transferred to another party, including other students, as electronic or print versions.

To use the enhanced PDF functions, such as note taking, you must download these PDFs to your computer and open them with Adobe Reader 9 or later.

The PDF Textbook is designed for full functionality using the latest version of Adobe Reader. The markup function is available in selected PDF readers for the iPad and other devices using iOS. Check your PDF reader specifications. At the time of publication, Adobe Reader, Good Reader and PDF Expert were viable options.

Note that some PDF file names may comprise the ISBN and chapter number.


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    All activities

    • Download all activities [Zip 3.3mb]

    Downloads [Word docs]

    • Chapter 1

    • Chapter 2

    • Chapter 3

    • Chapter 4

    • Chapter 5

    • Chapter 6

    • Chapter 7

    • Chapter 8

    • Chapter 9

    • Chapter 10

    • Chapter 11

    • Chapter 12

    • Chapter 13

    • Chapter 14

    These activities are available to users of the printed textbook.

    Photocopying is restricted under law and these activities must not be transferred to another party as an electronic or print version.

      Please note: The Teacher Resource Package does not include access to the PDF Textbook. Please use the 16-character code in the front of your textbook to access the PDF Textbook.

      The complete Teacher Resource Package contains:

      • Additional response strategies
      • Crosswords
      • Darfish
      • Effective response questions and strategies
      • Extra resources
      • Fitness workbook
      • Powerpoints
      • Psychological techniques
      • Stretching guide
      • Understanding answers
      • Videos
      • Wordsearches

      Teacher CD content

      Additional response strategies


      Understanding answers

      Stretching guide

      Psychological techniques


      Potential performance

      Fitness workbook

      Extra resources

      Effective response strategies

      Effective response questions



      Word searches

      Now available

      Page 397
      Figure 14.10
      The Black Power salute from the two Americans during the 400m sprint presentation was from the 1968 Mexico Olympic Games, not from the 1956 (Melbourne) Games.


      Michael Kiss, Theo Kleoudis, Mark Rasi, Ross Stewart, David Johnson (Consultant)