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Personal Health and Fitness
Everyday our attitudes and opinions about our personal well-being are influenced by messages and advertising on the television, in newspapers, on the radio and Internet. How the media portrays health and fitness has a major influence on individuals and society as a whole.
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You will understand the important role health and fitness has in our world today. You will know the value of balancing diet and exercise.
|Module 1: Health is Everywhere|
|Module 2: Health and Society|
|Module 3: Healthy Eating|
|Module 4: Aerobic Fitness|
|Module 5: Exercise and Mental Health|
|Personal Health and Fitness Assessment|
|Course Rating (By Learners)|
|Course Title||Personal Health and Fitness|
|Course Description||Everyday our attitudes and opinions about our personal well-being are influenced by messages and advertising on the television, in newspapers, on the radio and Internet. How the media portrays health and fitness has a major influence on individuals and society as a whole. This free online course begins by looking at how we define what health is and how media and society influence our attitudes and opinions to what we think is healthy and what is not. The course then covers aspects of health and fitness such as healthy eating, aerobic fitness and how exercise affects mental health. This course will be of interest to any person who is interested in their health and wants to be informed and educated on ways to improve their own personal health and fitness.|
|License||This course is available from OpenLearn through the following Creative Commons licence:|
|Release Date||11 February 2013|
|Course Duration (Avg Learner)||1-2 Hours|
|Age appropriateness||16+ Years|
|Minimum Grade/Class Level||Lower High/ Secondary School|
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