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Healthy Practices: Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Community and Family Participation (Coursera)

In this course you will find a comprehensive overlook of healthy practices in public schools in the USA, including: physical activity and nutrition in the school setting. We will review the basics of some of the regulatory programs found in the United States that support healthy students through nutrition [...]

Hacking Exercise For Health. The surprising new science of fitness. (Coursera)

Renowned exercise physiologists Martin Gibala and Stuart Phillips of McMaster University teach the surprising new science of cardio fitness and strength-building—and then provide you with hacks to get fit and strong (and healthy!) in less time than you ever thought possible. What’s the right mix of exercise between cardio [...]

Sit Less, Get Active (Coursera)

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 [...]

Health Behavior Change: From Evidence to Action (Coursera)

Humans often fail to make rational decisions that affect their health. This course seeks to heighten understanding of the social and behavioral factors that contribute to health decisions and behaviors, with an ultimate goal of learning how to utilize these factors in improving public health efforts. [...]

Nutrición y obesidad: control de sobrepeso (Coursera)

En este curso, ofrecido por la UNAM, reconocerás una herramienta para evitar, manejar y controlar el sobrepeso y la obesidad, al destacar la importancia del autocuidado y el apoyo familiar en el manejo de este padecimiento. Te mostrará el verdadero valor de los alimentos como compañeros de tu vida, [...]

Sport and Exercise for Brain Health (FutureLearn)

Expand your knowledge of the benefits of lifelong physical activity for maintaining brain health and reducing disease risk. Explore the benefits of sport and exercise for building good brain health. Preventing poor brain health and dementia is an increasingly important public health issue, and has received more and more [...]

Optimal Health Course (Lead Academy)

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Optimal Health Course (Lead Academy)
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Whether you are self-taught and you want to fill in the gaps for better efficiency and productivity, this Optimal Health Course course will set you up with a solid foundation to become a confident Optimal Health Course and develop more advanced skills. This comprehensive Optimal Health Course course is [...]

Your Body Inside and Out: Using Exercise Physiology to Slow Aging (edX)

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Your Body Inside and Out: Using Exercise Physiology to Slow Aging (edX)
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This online class will present the latest scientific information on the interaction between aging and physical activity. In an approachable style, you will learn how your physiology changes with age and how different types of movement can impact that trajectory of aging. Physical activity is a powerful medicine and [...]

Life with Diabetes (edX)

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Life with Diabetes (edX)
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Learn how to confidently manage your diabetes and live a healthy, happy life. This course focuses on providing skills and resources for you and your family to manage life with diabetes. You will learn what diabetes is, the difference between type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes as well [...]