Forest Sports Education
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HNC Semester Two

 During the Second Semester of the first year, you will cover the following units:


SPORTS NUTRITION: During this unit, you will learn how to plan an appropriate diet for specific athletes. You will learn that athletes have different nutritional needs depending on the sport, training and the time of the year. You will use the knowledge which you have gained to plan an appropriate diet plan for a specific athlete, including hydration guidelines for that athlete.


SKILL ACQUISTION: This unit will provide you with an understanding of how athletes learn and develop their skills. You will explore different theories and concepts which will allow you to understand how athletes process information to develop as performers. By the end of this unit, you will use this information to plan and deliver a 10 week programme to develop the skill of your athlete.


THE SPORT AND LESUIRE INDUSTRY: In this unit, learners will explore the expansion and development of the sports industry over the last ten years. Learners will also gain an understanding of the relationship between different partners in the sports industry. In addition, learners will also explore political influences over the sports and lesuire industry as well as the role of both the government and goverment agencies. 


SPORT AND EXERCISE FOR SPECIFIC GROUPS: This unit will explore considerations needed when working with children, elderly people and individuals with a disability. Students will learn about special considerations which need to be taken into account when planning and delering sessions with these groups of people. By the end of the unit, learners will be able to plan and deliver sessions which suit individuals needs in each of these groups.