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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.


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.

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Aug 29, 2018

Very informative. Many things covered.

By Md. R A

Dec 8, 2020

I am happy gor completed course free.

By Md. S A S

Apr 5, 2020

I am pleased with the course. Thanks.

By Nanti M

May 8, 2019

very usefull, many practical tips!!!!

By Ayesha M

Jun 1, 2021

It was amazing learning at Coursera.

By Nicola I

Sep 28, 2018

Very useful and educational course.

By Aline A d S

Dec 2, 2016

I'm enjoying myself here. Join us!

By guillermo s

Nov 1, 2016

Excelente curso , muy recomendable

By Amaradeepa S

Aug 7, 2021

A very great introductory course!

By NJSmith913

Apr 13, 2021

Enjoyed the videos & instructors.

By Palistha M

Dec 1, 2019

its was great reading this course

By syed s a

Jan 31, 2019

It was a good learning experience

By Vivek M

Jul 22, 2021

pretty relevant during all times


May 23, 2020


By Mohamed O

Aug 9, 2018

understandable and power course!

By Riyaz A S

Jun 26, 2018

Everybody should do this course.

By Ajinkya G

May 12, 2020

Well organised training. Thanks

By Nida n

May 11, 2020

I like this activity 💯💯💯💯💯

By kashyap s

Jan 9, 2017

it is an awsome course

thank you

By Rawand B B

Oct 30, 2020

light, enjoyable, informative!

By ismail k

Mar 6, 2019

This is very helpful and funny

By Manal A

Apr 17, 2021

Such an excellent course 👏🏻

By Sana N

Jun 25, 2020

Inspiring & gets results! :))

By Mohsin H U

Mar 30, 2019

It is an extraordinary course

By Sara Q

Oct 24, 2016

lite, informative, thank you