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Sports Studies (This course is not being offered in 2018)

Level 3 Sports Studies Assessment outline.  Click here for: Course planner

** Contributes towards UE Literacy, N Contributes towards Numeracy


Term

Code

Achievement Standard Title

INT/EXT

Credits

FAO

1

91504

Devise Strategies for a physical activity outcome


PE 1

3

No

3

91499

Analyse a physical skill performed by self or others

PE 1

3

No

2/3

US 22264

Instruct/Monitor resistance training


PE 2

4

Yes

3

US 21650

Apply knowledge of exercise physiology to planning a sports training programme


PE 2

4

Yes

1-4

91501     N

Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied  setting  


PE 1

4

Yes

2/3

US 26224

Complete pre-competition preparations as an official at a competitive sports event


PE 23

Yes




What should I have already achieved?

 At least 12 credits at level 2 or have had success in English rich subjects

What is the course about?

 This is a university approved academic subject with a full Achievement Standards course.            There are practical components which complement the learning in this course.  

This level 3 course is based around developing the knowledge and understanding of human anatomy, movement and what contributes towards effective movement. This course is a pre-cursor to a pathway within the services industry on the vocational after completing courses from institutes such as NZIS or MIT. This course will have a combination of NCEA Level Three Achievement Standards and Unit Standards. There will be plenty of chances to develop your knowledge through a range of practical learning opportunities. 


What will I learn?

  • Movement Analysis:  You will build on your knowledge of functional anatomy and biomechanics to analyse movement patterns.  You will identify and explain the strengths and weakness of the skill and offer feedback based on biomechanical principles on how the person can improve on their performance
  • Improving Fitness Levels: Students will explore the concept of fitness and learn about the exercise physiology of how the body works to allow us to partake in sports and physical activity. You will  investigate the impact of training on the body and challenge the concept of a ‘one size fits all’ approach to enhancing personal fitness levels.  This unit will help prepare you for competing in a Triathlon or Duathlon in Beachlands in Term 1 2017
  • Officiating in an event: Students will have the opportunity to become trained in officiating an official turbo touch game within a major competition. This will be assessed against the unit standard 

    26224  (3) Complete pre-competition preparations as an official at a competitive sports event. The class will be entering a team within this tournament to compete as players as well.


How will this course be assessed?

All achievement standards in Physical Education are internally assessed. There will be one exam that will be used to assess your knowledge against unit standard 21650 Apply knowledge of exercise physiology to planning a sports training programme. This exam is does not follow external examination procedures.


Will there be any FAO?  (Further Assessment Opportunities) FAO are on offer in AS 91501.


What are the course costs? $50-100.  Their will be trip costs of $60 approx for Triathlon and tournament costs TBC once prices are released.