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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.\n\nI 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 Alexios G

Sep 21, 2017

Great material that gives a plan and methods to become more active.

By Raya A M ( G P - O A M

Sep 18, 2020

beautiful cours i learn many ways about movement and benefit fr it

By Miko D

May 13, 2020

Excellent. Useful and easy to understand. Keep it up and Godbless.

By Gabriela R C L

Feb 22, 2019

Me ayudó a practicar inglés y también me motivó a hacer ejercicio.

By Ujala B

Aug 25, 2020

elite class ,,, highly motivating ,,,,teacher is very pretty ,,,,

By Natalia O O

Apr 28, 2017

I try to move me more every day. It's not easy, but I do my best.

By Debra A T W

Aug 9, 2020

Enjoyed the course. Information pertinent, new and reinforcing.

By Ricardo J E y D

Nov 7, 2020



By Sivakumar N

Oct 25, 2020

wonderful course for active people as well as non active people

By Judith G

Sep 22, 2017

I enjoyed this course so much! Will recommend it to my friends!

By Jorge M P d C L

Aug 10, 2017

The perfect motivation to get going and reduce procrastination.

By Natalia H H

Jul 4, 2017

Lleno de información para aplicar en el entorno en que vivimos.

By Nicole G

Nov 29, 2016

Fun course with good information. Enjoyed taking this classes.

By ArchiKatze

May 24, 2021

Amazing course, and it is definitely going to change my life!


Jan 23, 2021

Thank you from the heart

It was a very, very wonderful course

By Ana D

Aug 11, 2020

Loved it, and motivated me to sit less and get more active!!!

By Emily A

Apr 11, 2020

its as simple and well explained for everyone to understand.

By Franz O

Sep 24, 2017

A great course to learn about how to sit less and get active!

By Marcela R M

Mar 15, 2021

Great course, with points to remember and form a new habit.

By Natcharak K

May 15, 2020

I think I am motivated to go outside and do some activities

By Alexandre R

Jul 28, 2016

muito bom. relembra vários conceitos essenciais! recomendo!

By Joreene C

May 18, 2020

The course is very informative and is suited for all ages.

By Merza I

Oct 24, 2016

Thank you for you all for this great and inspiring course!

By xie y

Jul 5, 2016

Interesting,and the knowledge introduced is easy to apply

By Gillian G

Jul 11, 2020

Great information and motivated me to get moving more :)