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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 Daniel A G R

Aug 7, 2021

¡Me encanto, lo disfrute!

By Fahmid H M (

Jun 24, 2020

It was an awesome course.

By Luiz

Feb 11, 2018

Very useful informations.

By Margot R

Sep 7, 2017

There is a lot of very us

By Katsiaryna I

May 21, 2021

Great course! Thank you!


Feb 19, 2019

Great Course! Well done!

By Thorsten B

Jan 9, 2019

Great course, fine work.

By Aryan Y

Aug 19, 2018

helpful course my doods

By Winston A W

Jun 11, 2021

E​xcellent, thank you.

By Darya A

Jul 3, 2018

great and useful info!

By Ana P

Jul 16, 2016

I love it!!! Thanks :)

By Hussain A M

Jun 21, 2020

Perfect and Helpfull.

By nilesh j

Jun 21, 2020


By Olga M

Sep 20, 2020

Very nice, thanks!!!

By Syed M R A S

Jun 24, 2020

Motivational Course.

By Kia

May 12, 2020

it was really useful

By Khaireddine S

May 10, 2020

very motivating MOOC

By Gan Y Z

Jul 2, 2021

easy to understand~

By Zoha F

May 20, 2021

Very useful course.

By Redvers F C

Sep 24, 2020

An excellent course

By Basset B

Aug 17, 2020

highly recommended!

By Sohan L B

Aug 4, 2020

Many Many Thanks!!!

By Rutvi S

Dec 31, 2016

so active courseeee

By firas

Jul 1, 2016

what a great Course

By Mỹ T T N

Sep 12, 2021

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