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

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501 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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May 13, 2020

It was a really great contents course. Peoples are really benefited from this course materials.

By kerri

Sep 8, 2018

Great course. A bit basic but it's an excellent start for motivating one to get more active!

By Agnese

Oct 27, 2016

This course gave me some nice encouragement tips to get started on a new healthier path!

By Victoria J M

Jul 24, 2016

Very good course with good information. I just need to keep doing the things I learned.

By Abdullahikadar

Oct 26, 2020

nothing is perfect but this course is really good, easy to understand and practical.

By Daniel H

Jan 28, 2019

Definitely a great course. I found the most value from the additional readings.

By Arvind S D

May 18, 2020

Very easy and main and simply defined how to set goal for being active.


Feb 2, 2021


By David Y

Jun 1, 2019

A bit simple for university content, but very informative and helpful.

By Janaya N

Jan 20, 2018

Good encouragement to get moving, but a little basic in the delivery

By debbie b

Oct 23, 2016

fun! Informative and light, a reminder to get up and get moving!

By Patricia C

Feb 3, 2021

I found it very interesting and very easy to follow and complete

By Deleted A

Apr 4, 2020

is very useful course to learn how the sport different your life

By Deleted A

Sep 23, 2020

course can have more informative content for skill development

By Maria M S M

Jul 12, 2020

This health-related course is very informative and helpful.

By sutthiluk m

May 27, 2020

This course help me organize plan for active productive.

By Michelle P

Oct 16, 2016

Quick class that gave me some inspiration to get moving!

By Ms. S T

Jul 21, 2016

Excellent course. It's easy but inspirational in nature.

By Constant P

Jan 18, 2021

Very informative information that is easy applicable.

By Deleted A

Jul 23, 2016

It was very informative course. Thanks for great job

By Achuth A R

Oct 26, 2016

Could add a lot more exercise specific information.

By Riddhi K

Aug 10, 2021

encouraging, motivating, interesting, interactive.

By 李渊峰

Nov 10, 2016


By Suyogya M B

May 10, 2020

Loved the course. I will be active now.

By Rebecca N

Nov 1, 2020

Really interesting for ALL people.