Curriculum: Key Stage 4

KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 10 Physical Education
Movement Analysis - Applied Anatomy & Physiology
Students will learn about the skeleton. Following this they will learn about joints and joint actions.This then progresses on to developing an understanding of levers, planes and axes. Next in the unit, students will learn about muscles and muscle actions.
Assessment: Written exam paperKey Words and Terms
 
Cardio-Respiratory System - Applied Anatomy & Physiology
Students will learn about the following topics: Gaseous exchange, the mechanics of breathing, lung volumes, the structure & function of blood vessels, the structure of the heart and the cardiac cycle.
Assessment: Written exam paperKey Words and Terms
 
Aerobic & Anaerobic Exercise - Applied Anatomy & Physiology
Students will learn about the following topics: Aerobic and anaerobic respiration, EPOC, the effects of exercise - immediate, short and long term and finally, recovery.
Assessment: Written exam paperKey Words and Terms
 
Physical Training
Students will learn about the following topics in this unit: The components of fitness, fitness testing, limitations of fitness testing, the principles of training, and the principles of a warm up & cool down.
Assessment: Written exam paperKey Words and Terms
 

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