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Course title: L2 Sports Science

Exam board: OCR Cambridge National

Available grades: L1 Pass – L2 Distinction*

Content overview: RO41: Reducing the risk of sports injuries – y10

RO42: Applying principles of training – y10

RO43: The bodies response to physical activity – y11

RO45: Sports nutrition – y11

Assessment: RO41: Reducing the risk of sports injuries – 1 hour written paper

RO42: Applying principles of training – Centre assessed task

RO43: The bodies response to physical activity – Centre assessed task

RO45: Sports nutrition – Centre assessed task

Skills required to be successful:

 

  • Application of knowledge to sporting situations. This will require a good knowledge of a range of sports including those that are not taught as part of the school curriculum
  • Analysis skills – to collect and gather information and see a problem or situation from different viewpoints 
  • Evaluation skills – to access the credibility of the claims people make
Further study links: A level Physical EducationL3 BTEC National in SportL3 Cambridge Technical Sport and Physical Activity

Career opportunities:
  • Physical Education teacher
  • Sports coach
  • Sport development office
  • Sport medicine
  • Sport therapy
  • Physiotherapist
  • Sport/Leisure centre management
  • Nutritionist