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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Young people’s wellbeing

What do we mean by 'wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social differences and inequalities, and how can we improve young people's mental and physical health? This free course, Young people's wellbeing, will examine the range of factors affecting young people's wellbeing, such as obesity, binge drinking, depression and behavioural problems.

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16 hrs
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Education & Development 

Being an OU student

The induction course for new OU students, covering the essentials for starting your undergraduate studies.

Free course
12 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Supporting children and young people's wellbeing

This free course, Supporting children and young people's wellbeing, looks at some of the broader concerns regarding wellbeing and the idea that children and young people today are increasingly reporting feelings of unhappiness. By completing the activities, you will be introduced to different ways of understanding children and young people’s wellbeing as well as a variety of practices and services that can provide support.

Free course
7 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Learning from sport burnout and overtraining

Sport can place high levels of stress on athletes, coaches and others involved. If unable to cope with these stresses they may be vulnerable to developing burnout. This free course, Learning from sport burnout and overtraining, examines burnout in sport from various perspectives including both the coach’s and athlete’s perspective.  Drawing on real life case studies it explores how coaches can recognise and prevent burnout in athletes, and investigates the prevention and treatment of burnout in coaches. This course is for you if you are interested in developing an holistic understanding of burnout in sport.

Free course
24 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Why friendships are vital to your wellbeing

It's well-documented that loneliness can cause depression and have negative effects on health and lifespans, equal to that of smoking. Explore why friends are good for your wellbeing, then invite them round for a catch up - it's important!

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Recovery strategies in sport and exercise

The ability to recover quickly from an intensive training session or match can be extremely advantageous to sports performers. Sport and fitness participants are increasingly using strategies such as ice baths and compression clothing to enhance their recovery from intensive exercise, but how effective are these strategies? Do they really speed up the recovery process? To answer questions such as these this free course ‘Recovery strategies in sport and exercise’ investigates the science behind recovery exploring the physiological processes involved in training and recovery and the potential role of recovery strategies.

Free course
8 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology 

The Centre for Children and Young People’s Wellbeing at The Open University

Find out more about The Centre for Children and Young People's Wellbeing and what the research focuses on. 

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

From PE to podium

What is the typical journey a talented youngster takes to reach the medal podium at senior level? Ben Oakley, a former Olympic coach himself, reviews what is known about the typical pathways to sporting success and the different factors involved in getting on to the podium.

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