The Musculoskeletal System

The Science of Staying Active into Old Age

This course is designed for patients, carers and people who lead active lives and would appreciate knowing how their lifestyle is likely to affect their long-term health. It may also inspire you to study or research musculoskeletal ageing. No previous biological experience is needed. This course will also be ideal for those from a non-biological background who may be interested in studying or researching musculoskeletal ageing at postgraduate level. For more information see our MRes and PhD training pages on our web site . You can use the hashtag #FLStayActive to talk about this course on social media.

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Rating 4.7 based on 61 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jan 21 (2 days ago)
Cost $59
From University of Liverpool, Newcastle University, The University of Sheffield via FutureLearn
Instructors Anna Symington, Dave Holloway, Laura Giles, Peter Grabowski, Lesley Iwanejko, Ilaria Bellantuono, Michael Trenell, Maya Boudiffa, Simon Bowles, Ben McDermott, Munirah Ismail, Yalda Ashraf Kharaz, Juliette Norman, Lesley Iwanejko, Michael Trenell and Peter Grabowski
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Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags C Health & Psychology

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very interesting in 6 reviews

Very interesting.

I found this course very interesting and instructive.

Discussion groups are very interesting and other participants contribute effectively to the course.

I found the information about the structure of bones etc very interesting.

Great course, very interesting with up to date research and latest thinking.

old age in 5 reviews

I now know that maintaining my muscular skeletal health is pivotal to a healthy, active and long old age.

The course clearly demonstrates how combining the most appropriate types and levels of exercise with the best nutrition can clearly help us to maintain our best possible health into old age.

Really felt I learnt something worthwhile for my old age.

musculoskeletal system in 4 reviews

I found it outstanding and would recommend it to anyone wanting to know more about the musculoskeletal system, particularly as it is presented in a non scientific and truly understandable way in which everyone can take part.

I would recommend this course to anyone with any difficulties or illness that effects your Musculoskeletal System as the course covers so many aspects and in so many ways; you really have to do the course to appreciate what knowledge can be gained.

Having been given the information by the Course Presenters and read participants experiences, which can be commented on by all those taking part, it is easy to adopt good practice in order to keep the musculoskeletal system in good nick for old age.

For example, I was surprised at how little proteins beans/pulses had in comparison to other foods A real eye opener as to what happens to your musculoskeletal system as you grow older, and how to reduce the effects.

balanced diet in 4 reviews

The key word that I got : (i) activity, (ii) balanced diet.

Therefore, I got a vital information from this course which is people, specially older people, should consume a balanced diet rich in vitamins and minerals in order to enjoy a healthy life later in elderly ages.

Your course has given me the confidence that her disease may be reversed through balanced diet, Vit D, right kind of exercise for musculo skeletal toning up.

This course links what we have probably always thought - the importance of exercise and a balanced diet.

musculoskeletal health in 4 reviews

Full of detailed and very accessible information based on the latest research into musculoskeletal health.

I thought I knew about the things to do to enhance my musculoskeletal health, but I learnt so much more.

This is a very helpful and informative course covering exercise and diet to improve and maintain musculoskeletal health and as an elderly person I found it helpful and reassuring.

easy to understand in 3 reviews

Very informative and easy to understand.

The material was easy to understand, yet very educational.

Very informative and well presented in an easy to understand manner.

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Veterinary/Processing/Animal Care Technician Also Enrichment Coordinator $40k

Resident Musculoskeletal Radiology Clinical Instructor $58k

PA/APRN - MUSCULOSKELETAL $60k

Supervisor Concurrent Review Nurse and also Case management $60k

Senior Musculoskeletal Technician $63k

Recruiter (Also held role of District Lease Analyst ) $86k

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Rating 4.7 based on 61 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jan 21 (2 days ago)
Cost $59
From University of Liverpool, Newcastle University, The University of Sheffield via FutureLearn
Instructors Anna Symington, Dave Holloway, Laura Giles, Peter Grabowski, Lesley Iwanejko, Ilaria Bellantuono, Michael Trenell, Maya Boudiffa, Simon Bowles, Ben McDermott, Munirah Ismail, Yalda Ashraf Kharaz, Juliette Norman, Lesley Iwanejko, Michael Trenell and Peter Grabowski
Free Limited Content
Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags C Health & Psychology