Unit 1: Theory
Students will learn about: Health and skill related exerciseThe effect of exercise on health, fitness and performanceThe importance of diet, work and rest in relation to physical activity and a healthy lifestylePhysical and mental health The impact of physical activity and exercise on cardiovascular, respiratory, muscular and skeletal systems (over short and long term)How lifestyle choices (exercise, diet, rest and drugs) affect the mind and body
Unit 2: Practical aspect
This unit is assessed in two sections:
This unit consists of four practical performances in the role of player/participant, leader or official. The candidate can achieve 48 percent of the marks from four performances, two of which may be in the role of a leader or official.The sports offered are as follows: basketball, football, table tennis, softball, cricket, athletics, orienteering, tennis, rugby, and swimming.