Component 1: Physiological Factors Affecting Performance
Students will focus on key systems of the human body involved in movement and physical activity.
Component 2: Psychological Factors Affecting Performance
Students will gain a deeper understanding of the underlying psychological factors that influence our performance in physical activity and sport.
Component 3: Socio-cultural and Contemporary Issues
Students will gain an understanding of the sociological and contemporary factors that influence and affect physical activity and sport for both the audience and the performer and how sport affects society.
Component 4: Performance within Physical Education
Students will be required to undertake two parts within this component.
- Part 1: Performance/coaching of a sport or activity.
- Part 2: Students are also assessed in the Evaluation and Analysis of Performance for Improvement (EAPI). They observe a live or recorded performance by a peer and provide an oral analysis and critical evaluation of their peer’s performance.
|1: Physiological Factors Affecting Performance||Written exam||2h||30%|
|2: Psychological Factors Affecting Performance||Written exam||1h||20%|
|3: Socio-cultural and Contemporary Issues||Written exam||1h||20%|
|4: Performance within Physical Education||Practical||N/A||30%|
- Start Date: September 2024
- Awarding Body: OCR
- Study Mode: Full Time
- Course Length: 2 Years
The course content also compliments studies in Psychology, Sociology, Geography and the Sciences.
A GCE qualification in Physical Education is now an essential prerequisite for specialist study in Physical Education and Sport Studies at higher education. It also provides an excellent foundation for students to pursue careers in Physiotherapy, Teaching, Coaching, Sports Development, the Leisure Industry, Recreational Management, the Health and Fitness Industry and Professional Sport.