PED3B

NCEA L3 Physical Education B

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Harrison

This course is both practical and theory-based. It will suit students interested in sport, wanting to study sport further, or moving into a sport based career.

Skill Acquisition and Sports Psychology - This is a career that every professional sports team or individual has. We look at how the mind plays big part in everything we do. 

Exercise Physiology - Looking at body's responses to physical activity. How the body adapts to physical activity over time? How can we train in the most effective way?

Biomechanical Analysis - analyzing our movements using video. From there we investigate ways we can be more effective during exercise and sports movement 

Volleyball in conjunction with theory work.

There is the option to do Achievement Standard As 3.5 which looks at an issue in Sport. This standard allows you to achieve 4 reading credits for literacy.


Course Overview

Semester B
Biomechanical Analysis
Skill Acquisition and Sports Psychology
Exercise Physiology
Sociology
Volleyball in conjunction with theory work.

Recommended Prior Learning

It is recommended but, but not required, that students have taken previous Physical Education courses at level 2 or 3.

Assessment Information

All internally assessed Achievement Standards.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 11 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91499 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.2 - Analyse a physical skill performed by self or others
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91500 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.3 - Evaluate the effectiveness of a performance improvement programme
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91501 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 11
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 7
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 8