12SPS

Level 2 Sport Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Robinson

Students will study Biophysical Principles such as: functional anatomy, biomechanics, skill learning principles and sport psychology through the context of skateboarding. They will also complete a six week training programme using our weights area. The programme will focus on principals and methods of training, energy systems, exercise physiology and sport psychology. Students will learn leadership skills through coaching students from one of our contributing schools. Lastly the students will look at the role and significance of physical activity here at St John’s College. Students will be required to express their level of understanding in practical and theoretical assessments.


Pathway

Recommended Prior Learning

11 credits in NCEA level 1 Physical Education and Achievement Standard 90068 (structure and function of the body). Consideration will be given to those with satisfactory achievement in NCEA Level 1 English and Science, for those who have an interest in sport and / or by negotiation with HOD.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91332 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.6 - Evaluate leadership strategies that contribute to the effective functioning of a group
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91330 v3
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91329 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91328 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how and why biophysical principles relate to the learning of physical skills
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91327 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.1 - Examine the role and significance of physical activity in the lives of young people in New Zealand
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0