This Student Book supports the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 National Sport QCF specification for first teaching from September 2010.Book 1 covers all the core units for the Performance and Excellence, and the Coaching, Development and Fitness pathways. Providing your students with learner-friendly, engaging and work-focused textbooks, featuring expert guidance on assessments and how candidates can achieve their best possible grade.
Unit 1 Principles of anatomy and physiology in sport
Unit 2 The physiology of fitness
Unit 3 Assessing risk in sport
Unit 4 Fitness training and programming
Unit 5 Sports coaching
Unit 6 Sports development
Unit 7 Fitness testing for sport and exercise
Unit 8 Practical team sports
Unit 9 Practical individual sports
Unit 11 Sports nutrition
Unit 17 Psychology for sports performance
Unit 27 Technical and tactical skills in sport
Unit 28 The athlete’s lifestyle
Mark Adams, Ray Barker, Adam Gledhill, Chris Lydon, Chris Mulligan, Pam Phillippo and Louise Sutton
All have combined experience of teaching, verifying, specification writing and authoring best-selling books. They have developed educational resources, publications and tutor training programmes and have worked hard to bring you a range of engaging and motivating resources for the BTEC 2010 specifications.