Physical Education NCEA Level 2
UE:This subject leads to an approved UE course of study.
Background:Open entry to this course. However, a keen interest in physical activity is required and the understanding that the course has many theoretical aspects. Students who intend to study NCEA Level 3 Physical Education should take this course.
Course Description:The course is comprised of five units of study. We analyse how the relationships between human anatomy and associated biomechanical principals impact student's execution of their tennis serve. In doing so, this increases student's understanding of how anatomical and biomechanical principals can be used to better performance. Students utilize principals and methods of training to develop a training programme that prepares them for the assessed physical activity of this course. We examine the significance of physical activity for young people in New Zealand and investigate the sociological impact of the Commonwealth games on the self, others and wider society.
|2||91327||Physical Education 2.1 - Examine the role and significance of physical activity in the lives of young people in New Zealand||3||Internal||Compulsory|
|2||91328||Physical Education 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how and why biophysical principles relate to the learning of physical skills||5||Internal||Compulsory|
|2||91329||Physical Education 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity||4||Internal||Compulsory|
|2||91330||Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting||4||Internal||Compulsory|
|2||91331||Physical Education 2.5 - Examine the significance for self, others and society of a sporting event, a physical activity, or a festival||4||Internal||Compulsory|