Level 3 Sports Science

13SPS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Walter

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.


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.

Faculties:

Physical Education and Health



Career Pathways

Diversional Therapist, Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Psychologist, Diver, Event Manager, Sports Coach/Official, General Practitioner, Firefighter, Ranger, Professional Sportsperson, Hunter/Trapper, Groundsperson, Primary School Teacher, Security Officer/Guard, Massage Therapist, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Recreation Co-ordinator, Secondary School Teacher, Television Presenter, Tour Guide

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91498 v2 Physical Education 3.1 - Evaluate physical activity experiences to devise strategies for lifelong well-being
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91499 v2 Physical Education 3.2 - Analyse a physical skill performed by self or others
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91500 v2 Physical Education 3.3 - Evaluate the effectiveness of a performance improvement programme
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Y
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
3
I
4
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

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

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

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

Pathway Tags

Diversional Therapist, Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Psychologist, Diver, Event Manager, Sports Coach/Official, General Practitioner, Firefighter, Ranger, Professional Sportsperson, Hunter/Trapper, Groundsperson, Primary School Teacher, Security Officer/Guard, Massage Therapist, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Recreation Co-ordinator, Secondary School Teacher, Television Presenter, Tour Guide


Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2022.