Course title

IB Sports, Exercise and Health Science 1



Course description

IB Sports; Exercise; and Health Science is an experimental science course combining academic study with practical and investigative skills. It explores the science underpinning physical performance and provides the opportunity to apply these principles. The course incorporates the disciplines of anatomy and physiology; biomechanics; psychology; and nutrition. Students cover a range of core and option topics; and carry out practical (experimental) investigations in both laboratory and field settings. The course offers a deeper understanding of the issues related to sports; exercise; and health in the 21st century and addresses the international dimension and ethics related to both the individual and global context.

School country

United States

School state


School city


High school

Tempe High School

School / district Address

1730 South Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ

School zip code


Requested competency code

Lab Science

Date submitted



Approved competency code

  • LINT
  • Integrated science

Approved date

Deferred date

Deferred Reason

In order to be reviewed as a laboratory science; we will need a list of physical laboratory experiments completed for this course and number of hours students spend doing laboratory assignments each week.

Online / Virtual