The Cooper Institute

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

The Cooper Institute

Content Provider



The Cooper Institute has an extensive repository of health education and lifestyle behavior change content that we use in our training programs, educational products, and consulting projects. A sophisticated content management system allows us to access, use, repurpose, and license the content to meet the specific needs of our internal and external clients.

Below are a few projects we have put together for previous clients. Feel free to contact us to learn more about how we can work with you.


American Heart Association National Center

Clients of The Cooper Institute
  • Choose to Move - 12 week physical activity program for women
  • Heart At Work worksite health promotion program
  • Your Heart: An Owner's Manual
  • The Healthy Heart Walking Program
  • Fitting in Fitness
  • Six Weeks to Get Out the Fat

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Clients of The Cooper Institute

Personal Empowerment Plan (PEP) for Improving Eating and Increasing Physical Activity - a practical stages of change-based guide to planning, promoting, implementing and evaluating a healthy eating and physical activity promotion program in a worksite setting.



Special K Diet Plan - Computer-generated personalized weight control plan

Wonder Bread

Personal Nutrition Plan - A computer-based program that generates personal Food Guide Pyramids.

Internal Education Opportunities

  • Providing Dietary Guidance Course
  • Weight Management Leadership Training
  • Steps to Better Health Book

Other Clients

These are some of the many organizations that have called upon The Cooper Institute for physical activity and healthy eating content or program consultation.

  • National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
  • Jenny Craig
  • Miavita, Inc. (A Matria Healthcare Company)
  • Tropicana
  • Human Kinetics
  • Illinois Department of Public Health
  • Texas A&M University
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Clients of The Cooper Institute