Every day 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.
The Alison free online course “Personal Health and Fitness” 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.
Personal Health and Fitness Course Content
In this course you will learn about the important role health and fitness has in our world today. You will learn 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.
- Module 1: Health is Everywhere
- Module 2: Health and Society
- Module 3: Healthy Eating
- Module 4: Aerobic Fitness
- Module 5: Exercise and Mental Health
- Assessment: Personal Health and Fitness
Summary of Course Main Features
- Created by: OpenLearn
- Duration: 1-2 Hours
- Assessment: Yes
- Certification: Yes