Level 1 Sport Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Robinson

This is an academic course and incorporates elements of Sport Science and Outdoor Education. Students will learn about biophysical factors such as Functional Anatomy, Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics within the context of Basketball. Students will devise strategies for improvement in Touch Rugby and gain an understanding of motor skill learning principles. Students will gain understanding of how society influences our participation in a variety of activities. Students will demonstrate safe behaviour in a tramp, river crossing and outdoor experience in Karangahake Gorge and take action to influence others and encourage them to be more active. This course requires a good level of literacy and application of scientific topics such as Biology and Physics.

Course Overview

Term 1
Demonstrate safe behaviour in the outdoors- Karangahake Gorge Trip
Functional Anatomy, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology- Basketball

Term 2
Great Games-Meeting the needs of others
Societal Influences of physical activity

Term 3
Societal Influences of physical activity- continued
Motor Skill Learning- Touch Rugby


Physical Education


Level 2 Outdoor Education, Level 2 Sport Leadership, Level 2 Sport Science

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery


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