Health and physical education / Year 7 and 8 / Movement and Physical Activity / Understanding movement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Participate in physical activities that develop health-related and skill-related fitness components, and create and monitor personal fitness plans (ACPMP083)

Elaborations
  • performing physical activities that improve health- and skill-related components of fitness and analysing how the components are developed through these activities
  • measuring heart rate, breathing rate and ability to talk in order to monitor the body’s reaction to a range of physical activities, and predicting the benefits of each activity on health- and skill-related fitness components
  • designing and monitoring a personal fitness plan that proposes realistic strategies for maintaining fitness, health and wellbeing
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Physical fitness

Teacher resource

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Teacher resource

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Interactive Resource

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