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Personal Health and Fitness

Fitness
Free Course
Unconsciously, our attitudes and opinions about our personal well-being are influenced by the messages and advertisements that we see every day on the television, in the newspapers, and on the Internet. How the media portrays health and fitness has a major influence on individuals and society as a whole. This Personal Health and Fitness online course will provide you with important information on this subject to help aid your own personal health.
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  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    OpenLearn

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This course begins by looking at how we define what health is and how media and society influence our attitudes and opinions on what we think is healthy and what is not. The course will then discuss how health is perceived differently depending on your age, gender, and race. Next, you will learn about illnesses and diseases, Antonovsky's sense of coherence, and how to move to a positive paradigm for health. 

Everyone wants to be healthy and fit but don't know where to start. To give you a hand, this course will tackle the subjects of healthy eating and weight control. It will talk about appetite, diet, exercise, and cholesterol as well as the role of high GI foods. GI or glycaemic index is a way of classifying foods and drinks according to how quickly they raise the glucose level of the blood. This course will show you its precise importance for your health.

Becoming and remaining healthy requires a combination of good eating habits and regular exercise. With this free online health course, you can learn how to have a balanced diet and effective exercise regimen in no time. The course will be valuable to learners who want to be informed and educated on ways to improve their own personal health and fitness. So, check out the course today and say hello to a new you!

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Learning Outcomes

You will understand the important role health and fitness has in our world today. You will know the value of balancing diet and exercise. This course will show you the best ways to exercise to burn more calories.You will be aware of the role of high and low GI foods and understand what foods are more important in your diet.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

Course Reviews

Erika D.
2 years ago
US
Erika D.

I learned a lot and was a challenge for me but made it and happy with this course and my final results.

Naimul I.
2 years ago
BD
Naimul I.

We can gain knowledge about our personal fitness by this part. So, we should know these information's for our physical development.

Wagner M.
2 years ago
BR
Wagner M.

Excellent course, I´ve learn in every line!

Jem D.
2 years ago
GB
Jem D.

took much longer than the suggested time period of 1-2 hours, more like 6-8 hours minimum. lots of info to take in, very thorough

Renato C.
2 years ago
AE
Renato C.

Great learning information.

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