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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 Weeks of Study, 2 - 4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Intro to the Course & Module 1: Just Keep Moving - Why physical activity and exercise are important

3 videos (Total 29 min), 6 readings, 5 quizzes
3 videos
Welcome! A brief video from your module coach, Euson1m
Why is Physical Activity Important?24m
6 readings
Welcome!10m
Pre-Course Quiz1m
Review the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines10m
Video of 23 and 1/2 hours10m
Are you ready?5m
Outline your Physical Activity Plan over the next 4 weeks
4 practice exercises
Pre-Course Quiz10m
Scavenger Hunt: Look for answers to these questions inside the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines15m
Reflective Quiz on Physical Activity Guidelines and Monitors10m
Module 1 Quiz14m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Managing your Health: The Role of Physical Therapy and Exercise Module 2: Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease

2 videos (Total 10 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease9m
3 readings
What's your risk?30m
Exercise is important. You can do it!3m
Additional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Managing your Health: The Role of Physical Therapy and Exercise Module 3: Exercise and Osteoporosis

2 videos (Total 14 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Osteoporosis & Exercise12m
5 readings
Osteoporosis Exercise Guidelines10m
Calcium intake10m
Read more about calcium intake10m
Watch 3 Videos15m
Interested in Learning More?20m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Managing your Health: The Role of Physical Therapy and Exercise Module 4: Exercise and Cancer

2 videos (Total 14 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Exercise and Cancer13m
2 readings
Cancer Related Fatigue10m
Cancer and Physical Activity10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz20m
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Top reviews from Managing Your Health: The Role of Physical Therapy and Exercise

By LPMar 11th 2019

Excellent course, thank you for this opportunity to think about our physical fitness level and make changes to improve our lifestyle through exercise!

By VMMay 20th 2019

This is a wonderful course about the exercises and planing with the proper guidance of dite plans and exercise paterns

Instructors

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Dina Brooks, PhD, PT

Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
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Brenda Mori, BScPT, MSc, PhD

Director of Clinical Education & Community Affairs
Department of Physical Therapy
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Euson Yeung, PhD, PT

Lecturer
Department of Physical Therapy

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