The Cooper Institute

Founded in 1970 by the "Father of Aerobics"
Kenneth H. Cooper MD, MPH




Science of Living Well

We maintain the largest and most comprehensive data set in the world on fitness and health, the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study (CCLS). Research using CCLS data has affected much of our country's public policy. As the database continues to grow, so does our impact.


Research into Practice

Through our tailored curriculum and unique hands-on training methods we educate people on the foundations of health and fitness. Our specialty is providing a practical, applicable message of healthy living that transforms workplaces, communities, and individuals.


Today and Tomorrow

Through our reach to school children we are building healthier future generations. We create innovative behavior change tools and programs that inspire others to lead fitter, healthier lives. We are leading the world to ideal health now, and well into the future.


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