13SPS

Level 3 Sports Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Walter

Sports Science provides challenging learning experiences in sport and physical activity. 

The course covers 4 main areas. 

  1. Sporting technique - biomechanics, anatomy and video analysis in relation to tennis.
  2. Sporting influences - investigating the influences on their own lifetime involvement in sport.
  3. Performance improvement - students undertake a performance improvement programme in relation to CrossFit.  
  4. Physical performance - students are assessed on their physical capabilities within a sporting context.

Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of 14 credits gained in Year 12 Sports Science or with Head of Faculty approval. A keen interest in sport and the science of sport and fitness. A sound level of literacy is required.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Cost: $60 - day trips to local CrossFit gym.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91498 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.1 - Evaluate physical activity experiences to devise strategies for lifelong well-being

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91499 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.2 - Analyse a physical skill performed by self or others
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91500 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.3 - Evaluate the effectiveness of a performance improvement programme

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91501 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 15
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 11
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 12

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 15

Students taking this course are eligible to be awarded this subject as part of the requirement for 14 credits in three University Entrance approved subjects.

Disclaimer

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