NCEA Level 3 Sport Science

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Shelford

Recommended Prior Learning


Level 2 PED- Achieved standard 91328 - 5 credits.

HOD Physical Education approval.

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.


Physical Education

Career Pathways

Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor