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Examine Lifestyle Factors And Their Effect On Health And Well-being
Key Concepts
  • Positive Lifestyle Factors And Their Effects On Health And Well-being
  • Negative Lifestyle Factors And Their Effects On Health And Well-being
  • Lifestyle Modification Techniques
Key Vocabulary
Strengthens Bones, Improves Posture Improves Body Shape, Reduces Risk Of Chronic Diseases (CHD, Cancer, Type 2 Diabetes), Understand The Factors Contributing To An Unhealthy Lifestyle, Health Risks Associated With Excessive Stress, CHD Stroke Type 2 Diabetes, Cancer Hypertension, Depression, Obesity
Understanding The Screening Process For Training Programming
Key Concepts
  • Screening Processes
  • Health Monitoring Tests
  • Interpreting The Results Of Health Monitoring Tests
Key Vocabulary
Blood Pressure Resting Heart Rate Body Mass Index (BMI) Waist To Hip Ratio, Interpret Results Against Normative Data: Compare And Make Judgements Against Population Norms, Norms For Sports Performers, Norms For Elite Athletes, Accepted Health Ranges
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Understand Programme-related Nutritional Needs
Key Concepts
  • Common Terminology
  • Components Of A Balanced Diet
  • Nutritional Strategies For Individuals Taking Part In Training Programmes
Key Vocabulary
Age Gender Climate Physical Activity, Calories Used In Different Activities (Intensity And Length Of Time), Carbohydrates Fats Protein Vitamin A Vitamin B Vitamin C Vitamin D Calcium Iron, Energy Gels And Bars Protein Drinks Carbohydrate Loading, Isotonic Hypertonic Hypotonic
Examine Training Methods For Different Components Of Fitness
Key Concepts
  • Components Of Fitness To Be Trained
  • Training Methods For Physical Fitness-related Components
  • Training Methods For Skill-related Fitness Components
Key Vocabulary
Aerobic Endurance, Strength, Muscular Endurance, Flexibility, Speed, Body Composition, Agility, Balance, Coordination, Reaction Time, Power, Continuous Training, Fartlek, Interval, Circuit, Pyramid Sets, Circuit Training Free Weight Resistance Machines Medicine Ball Training Core Stability, Circuit Training Fixed Resistance Machines Free Weights, Static Active Passive, Dynamic Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) Technique
Understand Training Programme Design
Key Concepts
  • Principles Of Fitness Training Programme Design
  • Principles Of Training
  • Periodisation:
  • Aims – Details Of What They Would Like To Achieve
  • Objectives – How They Intend To Meet Their Aims
  • Personal Goals – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Time-related, Exciting, Recorded (Smarter)
  • Resources Required – Facilities And Equipment
Key Vocabulary
FITT Principles (Frequency, Intensity, Time And Type Of Exercise, Used In The Exercise Sessions) Specificity, Overload, Progression, Reversibility, Rest And Recovery Adaptation, Variation, Individual Needs, Macrocycle, Mesocycle, Microcycle
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At this point in Year 11 students are completing any outstanding NEAs.

Subject Overview:

In BTEC PE, Year 13 students have 5 lessons each week alongside 1 core PE lesson.

Year 13 students will receive 1-2, 30-60 minutes pieces of PE homework each week.


Students complete Unit 1 and Unit 2 which are both mandatory externl units. Students also complete other units to supplement the aforementioned mandatory units.