NCEA Level 3 Sport Science

13SPS
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Shelford

In Level 3 Sport Science you will be working towards Level 3 credits for the National Certificate of Achievement in Education (NCEA). The focus of this course is on understanding, applying and reflecting on theoretical principles in a practical context. It will include concepts relating to Biomechanics, Motor Skill Learning, Functional Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Sports Psychology, Social Responsibility and Leadership Strategies. It will also focus on the skills of evaluating, analysing data and performances, and applying critical thought on topical issues and practices. Research skills, Essay and Report writing are essential for success in this course.


Recommended Prior Learning

Y12 SPS

Level 2 PED- Achieved standard 91328 - 5 credits.

HOD Physical Education approval.


Credit Information
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
*
Y
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
3
I
4
*
Y
A.S. 91502 v2 Physical Education 3.5 - Examine a current physical activity event, trend, or issue and its impact on New Zealand society
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* 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: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.