We investigate, inform and inspire people of all ages to make healthy choices and live Well. Into the Future.
Our world-class researchers investigate the impact preventive medicine and regular exercise have on overall wellness.
We inform the public of the latest research findings to encourage people to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles.
We inspire others to live long, healthy lives by advocating for resources, programs and laws that place wellness and healthy aging within reach.
Research for healthy lives
Everything we share at The Cooper Institute is grounded in research. We are internationally recognized for our work in preventive medicine, exercise science and obesity. Our findings related to healthy living continue to impact global health and inspire major organizations to follow our lead.Learn More
Our principal research asset
The Cooper Center Longitudinal Study (CCLS) is one of the largest, most highly-referenced, and longest studies with measured cardiorespiratory fitness in the world. We work with world-renowned scientists to explore this study. Findings from the CCLS established the links between fitness and heart disease, dementia, healthcare costs and more.Learn More
Youth programs for healthy habits
Research shows fit students perform better inside and outside the classroom. With that in mind, we set children up for success by encouraging healthy habits at a young age. Placing facts and figures in front of children is not effective, so we make being healthy FUN with our youth-focused programs.Learn More
Rhabdomyolysis Makes the News in Texas Once Again!
It would be difficult to find a sane and rational person who disagreed with the statement that regular exercise is good for you, and that more is better within reasonable limits. For the beginner exerciser however, or for those who are unaccustomed to certain exercises, the question of ‘how much is too much?’ becomes extremely important.
Can Drinking Alkaline Water Help to Prevent Disease?
As you browse the bottled water aisle of the supermarket, you will notice a fair amount of alkaline water products. You will also notice that alkaline water is considerably more expensive than standard bottled water. Have you ever wondered why alkaline water is manufactured and sold in the first place and why people might want to drink it? Let’s dive in! (pun intended).
Rating the Diets: U.S. News and World Report Annual Rankings for 2023
It’s that time of year again! Countless numbers of individuals will make a resolution to lose weight in 2023. For 2023, a team of 33 nutrition experts including Registered Dietitians, physicians, weight loss researchers, and nutrition scientists rated the effectiveness of 24 different diets in the following areas: overall score, overall weight loss score, and healthiness score.
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