D. Undertake health and wellbeing screening and provide feedback to improve health status

Unit B: Health, Wellbeing and Sport

  • Level: 3
  • Unit type: Internal
  • Guided learning hours: 90

Unit in brief

Learners will explore the importance of physical activity and wellbeing for different types of participants and suggest ways to improve their physical and mental health status.

Unit introduction

Health and wellbeing is a growing area of importance in the UK sport and active leisure industry. Recently there has been more consideration given to the impact that physical and mental health has on day-to-day living, as well as on sport. Increasing numbers of individuals recognise the limitations that poor mental and physical health can have on their wellness.

In this unit, you will look at the important elements of health and wellbeing, and how they influence sport and active leisure. You will learn about national benchmarks and indicators of good health.

You will understand why the government and the national governing bodies of sport are prioritising the area of health and wellbeing of the sport and active leisure industry. You will investigate how factors affecting health and wellbeing impact on physical activity and sport’s participants. You will apply your knowledge and skills to assess your own health status and that of a chosen individual. Using the data you collect, you will identify strategies to improve the health and wellbeing of both of you.

This unit will help you to progress to employment in the sport and active leisure industry. It will also help you to progress to further study in higher education or to professional qualifications in health, wellbeing and sport.

Learning aims

In this unit, you will:

A     Examine the importance of physical activity and sport

B     Investigate the importance of physical health

C     Explore mental health and social wellbeing

D     Undertake health and wellbeing screening and provide feedback to improve health status.

Summary of unit

Learning aim

Key content areas

Recommended assessment approach

A Examine the importance of physical activity and sport

A1 The different types of active pursuits

A2 Categories of participants in physical activity and sport

A3 Benefits of participating in physical activity and sport

A4 Reasons for providing physical activity and sport in the UK

A report on the evaluation of the different types of physical activity and the reasons for providing physical activity and sport in the UK.

B Investigate the importance of physical health

B1 Definition of physical health

B2 Factors affecting physical health

B3 Benchmarks of good physical health

B4 Health-monitoring tests

A presentation on an evaluation of your own health status through the use of health-screening tests and questionnaires.

C Explore mental health and social wellbeing

C1 Definition of mental health and social wellbeing

C2 Factors affecting mental health and social wellbeing

C3 Signs and symptoms of poor mental health and social wellbeing

C4 Measuring wellbeing

D Undertake health and wellbeing screening and provide feedback to improve health status

D1 Communicating effectively with a client

D2 Undertaking health and wellbeing testing

D3 Interpreting results against normative data

D4 Strategies to improve health status

D5 Giving feedback on health status to a client

Practical activity – testing a client to summarise their

health status. Evidence can be supported with an observation (video or audio) record.

Assessment criteria

Pass                                            Merit

Distinction

Learning aim A: Examine the importance of physical activity and sport

 

 

 

A.D1

 

 

 

Evaluate the reasons for providing different activities in a local area, recommending effective ways of engaging more participants.

A.P1 Explain the different types of physical activities provided in a local area and the benefits of participating in each.

A.P2 Explain the reasons for providing different types of physical activities for different participants.

A.M1 Analyse the ways that different activities can benefit different groups of participants in a local area.

Learning aim B: Investigate the importance of physical health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BC.D2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evaluate current physical and mental health and the potential impact if improvements are not made.

B.P3 Explain physical health and the factors that can affect good physical health.

B.P4 Use national physical health benchmarks and health monitoring tests to assess own physical health.

B.M2 Analyse own physical health and explain strengths and areas for improvement, comparing to national normative data.

Learning aim C: Explore mental health and social wellbeing

C.P5 Explain mental health and social wellbeing, and the factors that can affect mental health.

C.P6 Explain the signs and symptoms of poor mental health, using appropriate methods to assess own mental health.

C.M3 Analyse own mental health, identifying strengths and areas for improvement.

Learning aim D: Undertake health and wellbeing screening and provide feedback to improve health status

 

 

 

 

 

D.D3

 

 

 

 

 

Evaluate the health and wellbeing of a client, providing strategies to increase health status.

D.P7 Communicate effectively with a client to undertake health and wellbeing screening.

D.P8 Feed back the results of health and wellbeing screening to a client in an effective manner,

describing strengths and areas for improvement.

D.M4 Analyse the strengths and areas for improvement, using information from the client’s health and wellbeing screening.


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