Make the most of your revision with a text book author

Our team comprises of a number of experienced educators and content experts, including Dr. Melissa Arkinstall, a key author of a leading VCE PE text book. We assist students to maximise their exam results through skilled construction of ideal answers. This is achieved by enhancing student understanding of the most difficult concepts in Units 3 & 4. ERA offers both mid-year and end of year exam revision sessions. These sessions include interactive ‘Q&A’ surveys to gauge student understanding and enable customisation of delivery material to maximise learning. We have over 15 session locations throughout Victoria for you to select from which include metropolitan and regional venues.

End of year sessions

Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes

Cost: $55.00 per person (plus a small online booking fee)

*For group bookings contact our office on 03 9480 1800 or email


Dates for 2018 sessions coming soon!

Unit 3 content

  • Measuring & promoting physical activity
    • objective and subjective measurement methods
    • Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines
    • components of social ecological models
    • physical activity promotion initiatives and strategies
  • Fuels- food & chemical sources
  • Energy system characteristics & interplay in sports events
  • Mechanisms responsible for the acute responses to exercise
  • Oxygen deficit, steady-state, & EPOC
  • Identifying lactate inflection point (LIP) using data
  • Multifactorial fatigue mechanisms
    • fuel depletion
    • accumulation of metabolic byproducts
    • thermoregulation
  • Passive and active recovery methods

Unit 4 content

  • Data colllection and activity analysis
  • Definitions and factors affecting health- & skill-related fitness components
  • Fitness assessment- aims, protocols & methods (testing videos)
  • Fitness training principles
  • Fitness training methods
  • Chronic adaptations to training of respiratory, cardiovascular & muscular systems
  • Nutritional strategies used to enhance performance and improve recovery
  • Hydration techniques to enhance performance and recovery
  • Physiological strategies to enhance recovery
  • Psychological strategies used to enhance performance and aid recovery
  • Rationale for anti-doping codes used by
    • the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
    • the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA)
  • Ergogenic aids- Legal & illegal substances