Somerville Secondary College

Sports Performance and Science

Featured Learning AreaHPE
Additional Learning AreasHealth and Physical Education
Learning Capabilities DevelopedPersonal and Social


Sports Performance/Science (Nutrition, anatomy, physiology, skill acquisition and biomechanics).

Students will learn the importance of nutrition, biomechanics and skill acquisition in improving sports performance.  Students will also become very familiar with the key muscles and bones in the human body which can help improve skill technique and lead to greater improvement in overall performance.  Student learning will be aided by specific incursions and excursions to local sporting facilities.  They will also be involved in practical investigations and analysis of movement skills in class using professional athletes and students to improve performance.