Subject Details - Stage 1 Sport Science A

SACE StageSACE Stage 1
SACE Credits10 credits
Subject Length1 semester
DescriptionKey / Guiding Questions:

1. How has technology and science impacted Sport?
2. How does the food we eat affect our physical performance?
3. Is the key to success in Sport Psychology?
4. How can analysing my performance help me improve?

Subject Description

With sport being an integral part of Australian culture, this course looks to unpack whether or
not athletes are getting better, or if scientists are getting smarter, and how developing an
understanding of scientific concepts surrounding sport, can impact on attitudes, culture, and
overall performance.
Subject OutcomesStudents will apply their knowledge to different types of physical activity and human
functioning in sport, and from here, be able to explore their own physical capabilities and
analyse performance, health and lifestyle behaviours.
Advice To StudentsStudents who have an interest in a senior science and sport.
Students who wish to progress onto Stage 2 Physical Education
Assumed KnowledgeIt is essential students have successfully completed year 10 Science and Physical Education and also have a genuine interest in sport.