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

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503 reviews

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 scott m

Mar 30, 2020

Brilliant,I will use the material from this in my daily life and job role.

By N G

Nov 30, 2018

I like all the extra materials, I think it is comprehensive and motivating

By Cristina V

Sep 23, 2021

Amazing course! Thank you so much! you have motivated me to move more. :)

By Cristina C

Sep 8, 2019

Great course, with very useful information. Now we need to get active!!!!

By Yudi Y S

Apr 11, 2020

I love this course. It's teach me how to exercise while in working place

By Tony L

Jan 22, 2021

found it enjoyable easy to understand and got me motivated to be active

By Maryam s

May 13, 2020

These type of course help you to enhance our practice and being active.

By Rohit V

Aug 14, 2020

Great course with nice tips to keep ourselves healthy and active daily

By shreyash p

May 11, 2020

I learned something new and It gave me some better idea to stay active

By Vinitha a k

Mar 29, 2020

Beneficial for all level of peoples. Thanks a lot for my instructors.

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 C

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

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 Lucía B Z

Jul 28, 2021

Me encantó, a veces las cosas son tan obvias que no las vemos.

By Nicole G

Nov 29, 2016

Fun course with good information. Enjoyed taking this classes.

By rajalakshmi k

Aug 21, 2021

I am very thankful for this course. A vey informative course.