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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

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Contact:Mr Cox

Sport and Exercise Science

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

What BTEC Sport and Exercise Science?

Sport and Exercise Science is a subject that helps you to prepare for work in the sports industry or for higher education within the fields of sport science and sport.

Through BTEC Sport and Exercise Science you will build on the knowledge from GCSE PE, BTEC Sport Level 2 and core PE lessons. The course is broken down into units:

1 A Level equivalent is the BTEC Sport and Exercise Subsidiary Diploma (6 units over 2 years).
2 A Level equivalent is the BTEC Sport and Exercise Diploma (12 units over 2 years).
3 A Level equivalent is the BTEC Sport and Exercise Extended Diploma (18 units over 2 years).

Course Summary 

(Broadly equivalent to 1 or 2 A Levels)

Units include…

Anatomy and physiology

Fitness training and programming

Professional development in Sport

Sports leadership Assignment                                    

Sports psychology

Coaching for performance

Investigating business in Sport

Skill acquisition in Sport

Rules, Regulations and Officiating

What skills will I gain from studying Sport and Exercise Science?

You will develop:-

  • Your ability to investigate explanations of how the units affect sporting performance, giving relevant sporting examples.
  • Your ability to evaluate sporting theories in terms of their strengths, weaknesses, evidence and applications to the sporting world.

Where can I find out more information?

 Mrs Churchill, Mr Jones: rchurchill@parkhall.org

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