BTEC Nationals in Sport (Level 3): Units 1 and 2

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Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology
A Effects of exercise and sports performance on the skeletal system
A1–A2 Structure and Function
A4–A5 Responses, Adaptations and Additional Factors
B Effects of exercise and sports performance on the muscular system
B1–B3 Characteristics, Functions, Major Skeletal Muscles and Antagonistic Pairs
B4–B5 Skeletal Muscle Contraction and Fibre Types
B6–B8 Responses, Adaptations and Additional Factors
C Effects of exercise and sports performance on the respiratory system
C3–C4 Lung Volumes and Control of Breathing
C5–C7 Responses, Adaptations and Additional Factors
D Effects of exercise and sports performance on the cardiovascular system
D3 Nervous Control of the Cardiac Cycle
D5–D6 Adaptations and Additional Factors
E Effects of exercise and sports performance on the energy system
E1–E4 The Role of ATP, & the ATP-PC, (Alactic) lactate & Aerobic Energy Systems
E5–E6 Adaptations and Additional Factors
Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
A Examine lifestyle factors and their effect on health and well-being
A2 Negative Lifestyle Factors
A3 Lifestyle Modification Techniques
B Understand the screening processes for training programmes
B1 Screening Processes
B2–B3 Health Monitoring Tests and Interpreting Results
C Understand programme-related nutritional needs
C1–C2 Common Terminology and Components of a Balanced Diet
D Examine training methods for different components of fitness
D1–1.1 Components of Fitness (Physical and Skill-related)
D2.1 and D2.3 Training Methods for Aerobic Endurance and Muscular Endurance
D2.2 and D2.6 Training Methods for Muscular Strength and Speed
D2.4 and D2.5 Training Methods for Core Stability and Flexibility
D3.1, D3.4 and D3.5 Training Methods for Agility, Reaction Time and Power
D3.2 and D3.3 Training Methods for Balance and Coordination
E Understand training programme design
E1 Principles of Fitness Training Programme Design


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