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Through their study of junior cycle physical education students will develop:


  • competence in the performance of a range of activities and the ability to analyse these in the context of technical, physiological, and biomechanical implications for the performer
  • the ability to invent, compose, and choreograph physical activity in structured, imaginative ways
  • the ability to make decisions relating to physical activity while appreciating consequences in both tactical and moral contexts
  • an understanding of the principles, rules, and purpose of different categories of activity, and the criteria for mastery of each
  • an understanding of the psychological, sociological, aesthetic and biological knowledge relevant to physical education
  • an appreciation of the value of participation in selected physical activities as a lifelong endeavour
  • an understanding of the principles of fairness and tolerance in interaction with others
  • the desire and the capacity to acquire a positive sense of self
Last Updated on Thursday, 04 June 2009 12:49

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