Physical Education Studies (Units 1 & 2) General

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Course Code:
GEPES
Pathway:
General Pathway
Pre-requisites:
A genuine interest in sport / physical activity and a desire to purse the associated theoretical components
Course Description:

The focus of the course is to develop students’ knowledge, understanding and application of anatomical, physiological and practical factors associated with performing in physical activities. Students are also introduced to concepts which support them to improve their performance as team members and / or individuals.

The course is delivered through six interrelated content areas, these being:

  • Developing physical skills and tactics
  • Motor learning and coaching
  • Functional anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise physiology
  • Sport psychology

The course is comprised of at least 50% theory work.

All students undertaking this course are expected to participate or officiate at the school swimming and athletics carnivals.

Sports undertaken will be selected from a range of individual and team sports including activities such as tennis, netball, volleyball, golf, hockey, soccer, touch, AFL, cricket and badminton.

The sports chosen will be done in much greater depth than in lower school.  

Course Assessment:
Practical Performance 50%
Written Investigations and Response 50%
Note – A detailed assessment outline will be provided to students at the commencement of the course.
Further Study:
Year 12 Physical Education Studies (Units 3 & 4) GENERAL