Health, Sports & Psychology 

Drugsland

Exploring the consumption, dealing, treatment and policing of illegal drugs in the city of Bristol. 

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Take the photographic memory test

Can you capture scenes just by looking at them? Find out with our photographic memory test.

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

An introduction to social work

Do you want to learn more about the social work role and develop your understanding of some of the theory associated with social work practice? This free course, An introduction to social work, begins by introducing key ideas, values, the social work process and the skills needed for social work practice. You will then move on to look at social work with individuals. Finally this OpenLearn course considers reflective practice.

Free course
15 hrs

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Open University programmes on TV, radio and online

Here's a guide to TV and radio programmes co-produced by The OU and the BBC - and a guide to what you can watch or listen to now on iPlayer.

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Do I have mental health problems and should I get some help?

How do we recognise if a reaction to a stressor has developed into a mental health problem? Here's a five point guide...

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control

What should we eat before and after exercise? This free course, Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control, examines the importance of nutrition in physical activity, sport and weight management. The role that physical activity has alongside nutrition in controlling body weight will be discussed, as will considerations for pre-exercise and post-exercise nutrition and hydration.

Free course
6 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology 

The psychological aspects of sports injury

For many people sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a sports injury can bring when it restricts someone's participation in sport. This free course, The psychological aspects of sports injury, examines the role of psychological factors in sports injury. You will look at both the psychological factors that can lead to a sports injury and the psychological reactions that a sports person can experience when injured, including insight from Olympic hockey gold medallist Helen Richardson-Walsh. This course is for you if you have ever experienced a sports injury, if you work with injured athletes or if you have a general interest in the area.

Free course
3 hrs