Have you ever wanted to increase your fitness or lose weight, but found it hard to get started? Do you have a smartwatch, but don’t quite know how to get the most out of it? This course will give hands-on guidance on how much and how intense activities you should do to reach your goals.
Skills you gain
After completing the course, you are able to:
- Measure the health effects of your everyday activities.
- Test your individual training zones.
- Exercise right to increase basic fitness.
- Exercise right to increase maximal fitness.
- Exercise right to lose weight.
About this Micro Course
- Target group: Individuals planning to start exercising
- Field of study: Physical activity, fitness and health
- Level: Beginner/Intermediate
- Requirements: Heart rate belt or smartwatch to monitor heart rate
- Course workload: 7-10 days, 1 hour per day
- Assessment: on the scale Pass/Fail
- Language: English
- Video transcript: None
This Micro Course includes practical steps to follow with videos, links, activating tasks and quizzes. Please read the disclaimer.
About the instructor
Your instructor is Dr. Arto Pesola, who works as a director at the Active Life Lab of South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, and is a co-founder of Fibion, which is a sitting and activity analysis for health and fitness professionals. Arto has done research on the health effects of sitting less during everyday life, and on how to monitor this with different technologies, like heart rate monitors. Arto is also the author of popular books, and a TedX speaker related to everyday activity. Currently Arto is monitoring his own exercise habits with Polar H10 heart rate belt and Polar Vantage V smart watch, as well as measuring his sitting habits with the Fibion device.
Achieving a certificate
The Micro Course is assessed on the scale Pass/Fail. Receiving a certificate via email requires completing all mandatory activities, and at least 50% of them correctly.
Does this Micro Course interest you? This is what to do!
- Add your email address in the field below and click on the Add to cart button.
- Pay for the Micro Course according to the online store instructions.
- You receive two messages in your email, an order confirmation and a link to the Claned learning platform.
- Log in to the Claned learning platform, take the Micro Course within 6 months and enjoy learning new.