About Sports & Wellness

This subject will help you develop both the physical and technical skills in your chosen sports or fitness activities. Through a structured curriculum that facilitates group participation, practice sessions and mini competitions, you will learn to build lifelong skills such as resilience, leadership, communication and teamwork. Physical activity sessions will be supplemented by health-related topics to provide you with a holistic approach to healthy living.

Subject Details

Sports & Wellness (LSW1002) is a TP Fundamental subject comprising of 2 Credit Units. It spans across 1 semester for 2 hours a week. Assessment is based on attendance and participation, and results will be reflected in the academic transcript. Students are required to achieve 85% attendance in order to attain a Pass in this subject.

Exemptions may be approved by Registrar on a case-by-case basis eg compelling medical grounds and/or prohibitive physical disabilities that is substantiated by relevant medical documentation. The application form for exemption can be found on Student Services Webpage.

A detailed briefing will be conducted in week 1 for students taking Sports & Wellness.

Attendance Taking & Class Participation

  1. Students will be given 15 min to travel to the lesson venue and to change into their sports attire. Attendance taking will be completed by 11.15am or 4.15pm.
  2. Students reporting after 11.15am or 4.15pm will be marked as “late”.
  3. Students who are unwell and have to sit out for the class may be marked present if they show medical proof of recent illness/ injury (eg MC within the last 3 days) to the instructors.  Alternative participation tasks could be assigned.
  4. Students who are excused from physical activities may submit their medical memo for the affected lesson under “LOA” in TPOSS.   
  5. Students who do not participate fully in the class activities or turn up for class in inappropriate attire will be marked as absent.
  6. Students should check that their attendances have been correctly captured.  Clarification of attendance must be done within 5 working days following the lesson.

Appropriate attire for Sports & Wellness

Students are required to attend lessons in appropriate sports attire.  T-shirt, sports shorts/sweat pants/tights and covered shoes are required.  Students who do not come in appropriate attire for physical activities will not be allowed to participate in class and will be marked absent.

Modules Offered

Prescribed and elective modules will be offered in Sports & Wellness. Modules offered include a wide range of sports such as Badminton, Basketball, Floorball, Frisbee, Pilates, Strength & Conditioning, Table Tennis, Tchoukball, Soccer and Volleyball.

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