Applied Anatomy and Physiology Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics – Exam Paper – 30% of marks
Skill Acquisition and Sport Psychology – Exam Paper – 20% of marks
Sport and Society and Technology in Sport – Exam Paper – 20% of marks
Practical sport plus verbal analysis – Practical Assessment – 30% of marks
Module 1: Applied anatomy and physiology
Musculoskeletal system and analysis of movement; Cardiovascular system; Respiratory system; Neuromuscular system; Energy systems.
Module 2: Skill acquisition
Skill; Structure of practice for learning Principles and theories of learning; Guidance and feedback; Memory models.
Paper 1: Factors affecting participation in physical activity and sport.
Module 3: Sport and society
Emergence of globalisation of sport in the 21st century Impact of sport in society.
Module 4: Exercise physiology and biomechanics
Diet and Nutrition; Training methods; Injury prevention and rehabilitation; Biomechanical principles.
Module 5: Sport psychology
Psychological factors influencing an individual in physical activities.
Module 6: Sport and society and technology in sport
Concepts of physical activity and sport; Development of elite performers in sport; Ethics in sport;
Violence in sport; Drugs in sport; Sport & the Law; Commercialisation in sport; Role of technology in sport