Curriculum: 6th Form

6th Form Curriculum Guide - Year 13 Physical Education
Exercise Physiology
Students will learn about diet and nutrition and their effect on physical activity and performance. Following this students will learn about preparation and training methods in relation to maintaining physical activity and performance. Injury prevention and the rehabilitation of injury will also be covered as part of this unit.
Assessment: 40 minute mid-term assessments for each of the topics above 2 hour exam encompassing all of exercise physiologyKey Words and Terms
 
Biomechanics
During this unit, students will study the biomechanical principles and levers. Linear motion, angular motion, projectile motion and fluid mechanics will also be taught. Students are expected to be able to apply these principles to sporting examples.
Assessment: 40 minute mid-term assessments for each of the topics above 2 hour exam encompassing all of biomechanicsKey Words and Terms
 
Psychology of Sport
In the psychology of sport, students will learn about personality, attitudes and arousal. Following this the unit leads on to anxiety, agression and motivation. Social facilitation, group dynamics, target setting and attribution theory is also taught. Finally, the unit finishes with learning about self efficacy, home advantage, leadership and stress.
Assessment: 40 minute mid-term assessments for each of the topics above 2 hour exam encompassing all of the psychology of sportKey Words and Terms
 
Technology in Sport
Students will learn about the concepts of physical activity. Ethics in sport will be covered and this will be linked to the role of technology in particular. Students will learn how sport is linked to the law and how commercialism impacts sport.
Assessment: 40 minute mid-term assessments for each of the topics above 2 hour exam encompassing all of technology in sportKey Words and Terms
 

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