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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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Jan 23, 2020

Thank you coursera

By Bo Y

Aug 9, 2017

very useful course

By Md. T I

Aug 11, 2020

Very much helpful

By Oghosa G O

Jul 9, 2020

Really insightful

By Desiree K

Jan 24, 2019

Very interesting.

By puneet v

Aug 2, 2016

Loved this course

By Leung C P

Jun 29, 2021

Excellent course

By Amit K M

Jan 27, 2021



Oct 25, 2020

Excellent course


May 12, 2020

Very interesting

By Ankit J I

May 10, 2020

Excellent course

By Alexandros L

Jun 28, 2021

Awesome! Thanks

By Marwan M

Apr 11, 2020

That was great!


Jan 16, 2019

good experience

By Princess D A S

Jul 15, 2016

The best so far


Aug 8, 2020

Excellent !!!

By Dang N K V

May 15, 2020

Great course!

By Daniel C

Oct 4, 2016

Very helpful.

By Annanette

Aug 15, 2019

Great course

By Nisrine E A

Feb 1, 2018

Very helpful

By daniel e

Oct 31, 2017

great so far

By Kamonrat

May 24, 2022

​Geat cours

By Nishant

Mar 25, 2022

Nice course

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Apr 26, 2021


By James M

Jan 19, 2021

Good course