The Cooper Institute
 

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

 
 
 
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Thursday, Nov 10, 2022

Tips for a healthier Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! That day of extreme gluttony and couch cruising that kicks off a season of calorie imbalance....

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Monday, Nov 07, 2022

What is Prediabetes and Why is it Important?

You may not have heard as much about prediabetes. This is a very common condition where the fasting blood glucose level is between 100-125 mg/dL on two separate occasions. Prediabetes is an important risk factor for CVD, and it is currently estimated that 96 million Americans are living with prediabetes....

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Thursday, Sep 22, 2022

Is Physical Activity Related to Adverse COVID-19 Outcomes?

During the COVID-19 virus pandemic, researchers have found a number of risk factors for increased COVID severity....

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Monday, Sep 12, 2022

Does Being a “Weekend Warrior” Exerciser Help to Reduce Mortality Risk?

While most health and fitness enthusiasts are quite familiar with the most recent Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, it’s not clear whether physical activity is as beneficial when concentrated in just a couple of days per week versus spread throughout the week....

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Tuesday, Aug 02, 2022

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Monday, Aug 01, 2022

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Wednesday, Jul 13, 2022

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Monday, Jun 20, 2022

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Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022

Is Handgrip Strength Related to Future Health Outcomes?

There are several different components of physical fitness; these include cardiorespiratory (aerobic) fitness, muscular strength, flexibility, and body weight status (e.g., BMI, percent body fat). Over the past few decades, it has become indisputable that higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness are strongly related to a decreased risk of several adverse health outcomes....

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Wednesday, Apr 27, 2022

10,000 steps a day: does one goal fit all?

Over the past several years, it has been ingrained in our culture that the goal for people whose primary activity consists of walking is 10,000 steps per day. You may be surprised to learn that the origin of this recommendation is not completely clear, and little data exists to support this number....

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Thursday, Feb 03, 2022

Does Your Ability To Do Pushups Predict Cardiovascular Risk?

Are Results From a Push-up Test Associated With Future Cardiovascular Events?...

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Thursday, Jan 20, 2022

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