Level 2 Sport Science

201SSC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Ratu

This course follows the NCEA Level 2 guidelines and is a mixture of theory and practical work. The course has a strong academic focus and will suit students who like to learn about physical education rather than just play sport. Sport Science will prepare students for university study.

Specific skills learned  

How to effectively use your body to execute volleyball skill successfully?

Comparing own performance in movement to national standards

How do you write a training program? What principles do you have to follow for success?

Examine a National Sporting Competition and it's effect on self, others and society - sociological factors 

How to identify and manage risk in outdoor activity

How to effectively use your body to execute a technical skill successfully?


Pathway

Level 3 Sports Science

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

PE gear for practical classes / Education Outside The Classroom student contribution $15


Recommended Prior Learning

16 credits in Level 1 

Playing for a school sport team would be beneficial


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91328 v2 Physical Education 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how and why biophysical principles relate to the learning of physical skills
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91329 v2 Physical Education 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91330 v3 Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
2
I
4
A.S. 91331 v2 Physical Education 2.5 - Examine the significance for self, others and society of a sporting event, a physical activity, or a festival
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91333 v2 Physical Education 2.7 - Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity
2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

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Disclaimer

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