L3 Exercise Science

EXS31
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Lockwood

An advanced Exercise Science course requiring an in-depth understanding of critical analysis which integrates and applies knowledge from the Bio-sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities in the study of a broad range of issues related to human movement. A high level of critical analysis skills are required. 


Topics include: Advanced Analysis and Application of Functional Anatomy & Bio-mechanics to a Physical Activity; Sport Sociology in relation to current trends and issues impacting New Zealand Society; Advanced Planning and Implementation of Training Principles & Methodology; Skill Learning and Competency in a chosen skill.

Scholarship offered.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

None


Recommended Prior Learning

12 Level 1 or 2 PE, Health or Science credits


Standards Available

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
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.