SPS3B

NCEA L3 Sport Studies B

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. McMurtrie

This course is suited to students who are passionate about learning the skills required in the fitness industry or for students who prefer a more hands on approach to learning. In this Semester B course we are 100% focused on giving students the tools required in group training, personal training, and planning effective gym programs. 

We complete several Unit Standards at Level 3 with a focus around skills required in the fitness industry

All of these units are completed at the Stadium 2000 gym complex

-Teaching correct and effective stretching techniques. Students are required to run group fitness sessions with their group. this includes, dynamic stretching, warm up, workout, warm down and static stretching 

-Planning and reviewing personal gym programs. Through their terms work down at Stadium 2000 gym facility, students are required to plan out their own personal gym sessions, complete these sessions and then review them.

-The science behind the body and how it works. Students will look into the anatomy and physiology of the human body in order to make better decisions around their training plans and sessions. 



Course Overview

Semester B
We complete several Unit Standards at Level 3 with a focus around skills required in the fitness industry
-Running and reviewing group fitness sessions
-Planning and reviewing personal gym programs.
-The science behind the body and how it works

Recommended Prior Learning

It is recommended, but not necessity, that students taking this semester B course have some experience in a Physical Education based subject. 

Assessment Information

All standards are assessed internally through a mixture of, observation, written reflections and planning documents (all online).

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27714 v2
NZQA Info
Instruct a Circuit class
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 7
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30447 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate basic knowledge of anatomical structures and physiological responses to exercise
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30935 v1
NZQA Info
Develop and implement an exercise plan for personal physical fitness
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0