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Westfields Sports High School

Westfields Sports High School

First In Australia

Telephone02 9604 3333

Emailwestfields-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Sport, lifestyle and recreation studies

Course: Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation Studies

Content Endorsed Course

Course Fee: $100.00

Exclusions: Students studying Board Developed PDHPE must not study CEC modules which duplicate PDHPE modules.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Students will learn about the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle and recognise the need to be responsible and informed decision-makers.

This course enables students to further develop their understanding of and competence in a range of sport and recreational pursuits. They are encouraged to establish a lifelong commitment to being physically active and to achieving movement potential.

 

MAIN TOPICS COVERED

Through the course students will develop:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the factors that influence health and participation in physical activity
  • Knowledge and understanding of the principles that impact on quality of performance
  • An ability to analyse and implement strategies to promote health, activity and enhanced performance
  • A capacity to influence the participation and performance of self and others.
  • A lifelong commitment to an active, healthy lifestyle and the achievement of movement potential

 

The course provides the opportunity to specialise in areas of expertise or interest through optional modules such as:

  • Aquatics
  • Athletics
  • First Aid
  • Fitness
  • Specific Sports
  • Gymnastics
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Sports Administration
  • Coaching
  • Social Perspectives of Sport
  • Healthy Lifestyle.