Health and physical education / Year 9 and 10 / Movement and Physical Activity / Understanding movement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Design, implement and evaluate personalised plans for improving or maintaining their own and others’ physical activity and fitness levels (ACPMP102)

Elaborations
  • using ICT to design, implement and monitor a personal fitness plan which includes a timeframe, goals and a variety of specific activities that meet the needs of different people
  • investigating target training heart-rate zones for a range of different people and how these zones relate to health, wellbeing and fitness
  • justifying the selection of physical activities included in a personalised plan linked to the components of health- and skill-related fitness they wish to improve or maintain
  • using non-specialised equipment to develop health- or skill-related fitness circuits that can be used by family or community members
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Physical fitness,  Peer evaluation (Students),  Self-evaluation

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Laptop wrap – components of fitness and fitness testing

A teacher-generated resource designed to give students the opportunity to learn about the different components of fitness and how they are measured. Through completing the four tasks, students will deepen their practical understanding of fitness testing and how the components of fitness relate to specific sports or physical ...

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