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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


Aug 5, 2021

This course is so amazing and very helpful for our own real life. There are a lot of creative activities which can make our boring time a very amazing and interesting time. Thanks to all professors.


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.

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By Jay T

Sep 15, 2017

very well explained and learnt alot of knowledge

By G. A W

Oct 29, 2020

Good, basic info but inspiring and encouraging.

By Gemma m

May 15, 2020

Amazing course..useful..motivational and simple

By Pham T H V

Aug 5, 2022

I like information which shared in this course

By sohithvishnusai y

May 25, 2021

Something which is rare to find. Learned a lot

By Hina F

Jun 22, 2020

i really enjoy this course from start till end

By İsmet E Y

May 11, 2020

I enjoyed the course very much. Thanks!!!!!!!!

By Hussain A

Aug 1, 2020

What a great, useful, inspirational course.

By Bhargavi R

Jul 3, 2020

it's useful for us to lead a healthier life

By Mohamed N S E D

Oct 16, 2018

Hello 👋

شكرا جزيلاً على هذه الدورة الرائعة

By Sandeep V

Oct 19, 2016

Inspiring. More practical than theoretical.

By Paulo

Apr 13, 2020

Excellent course on how to be more active.

By timir b

Aug 2, 2020

The course is very important to stay fit.

By Pushpanjali B J

Jun 11, 2020

It was amazing to be part of this course

By Lily S

Jan 3, 2017

very practical, relevant, and inspiring!

By Anastasia M

Dec 18, 2016

I love it! It motivates me to be active!

By Eileen R

Nov 28, 2016

Great motivator to become more active!!!

By Reem M S G

Oct 22, 2016

thanks for the course it is very useful

By Ralph B

Jul 6, 2016

Great Course...Practical & Enjoyable !!!

By Moustafa M

Aug 10, 2020

Light course full of useful information

By J

May 18, 2020

Excellent course . I loved it so much.

By Md A R

Apr 6, 2020

Very satisfying course for me. Thanks.

By Michelle J R

Jun 16, 2019

A lot of great and useful information!


May 17, 2019

Un curso muy motivador, lo recomiendo!