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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Sit Less, Get Active by The University of Edinburgh

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About the Course

Physical inactivity and sedentariness are “silent killers”. Do you feel like you spend too much time sitting? Do you feel like you would like to be more active? Are you unsure about how to incorporate physical activity into your daily life? We are here to help. Join us on a journey to learn about how to sit less and become more active. Use this FREE course to learn how to monitor your own activity and set physical activity goals. We will feature various examples of how physical activity could be increased in different settings, such as your neighbourhood, home or work, to give you ideas of ones that could best fit your lifestyle. Are you a health professional? Use this opportunity to learn how to incorporate physical activity into your daily routine and also how to empower your patients to be more physically active. If time with a patient is an issue, you can simply “prescribe” this course to your patient. This course offers you a unique opportunity to receive weekly physical activity health messages and monthly video-reminders on how to increase physical activity in various settings for 6 months after the initial 3 week course. So, join us on the Sit less, get active! journey. Follow us on Twitter @GetActive MOOC, #GetActiveMOOC or follow our Online Learning Twitter feed @uoe_online. Visit our YouTube channel to check out the promo videos (more are to come) If YouTube is not available in your country, you can access the promo videos here

Top reviews


Sep 4, 2019

The greatest course ever! It is so realistic that can apply for every one, not only myself.

I have got a range of tips to sit less, get active in here. Once again, thank you alot for your effort.


Jul 24, 2016

This is a very useful and short course that covers all you need to get active, and is well seupported by a well chosen set of optional readings for anyone wanting to learn more. Highly recommended.

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By syed s a

Jan 31, 2019

It was a good learning experience

By Vivek M

Jul 22, 2021

pretty relevant during all times


May 23, 2020


By Mohamed O

Aug 9, 2018

understandable and power course!

By Riyaz A S

Jun 26, 2018

Everybody should do this course.

By Ajinkya G

May 12, 2020

Well organised training. Thanks

By Nida n

May 11, 2020

I like this activity 💯💯💯💯💯

By kashyap s

Jan 9, 2017

it is an awsome course

thank you

By Rawand B B

Oct 30, 2020

light, enjoyable, informative!

By ismail k

Mar 6, 2019

This is very helpful and funny

By Manal A

Apr 17, 2021

Such an excellent course 👏🏻

By Sana N

Jun 25, 2020

Inspiring & gets results! :))

By Mohsin H U

Mar 30, 2019

It is an extraordinary course

By Sara Q

Oct 24, 2016

lite, informative, thank you

By Linda G

Jul 4, 2016

Nicely presented. Thank you.

By Pwint P

Jun 25, 2021

F​ive Star for this course !

By Jargalsaikhan A

Jul 4, 2020

Fantastic course, thank you.

By Md S H

Jun 21, 2020

best course to become active

By Dawn H

Mar 27, 2019

It got me moving! Thank you!

By Ranjeet S

Mar 31, 2022

Short & Beautifully planned

By Ismail K I

May 21, 2020

Amazing Course

Thanks a lot!

By Laura E I

Jan 30, 2019

very good and very explicit

By Nikhil R S

Nov 29, 2021


By Julieta B

Aug 5, 2021

Very good and inspiring!!!

By Zouzo K

Nov 27, 2021

It was a life time lesson