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
Does Following the Mediterranean Eating Plan Decrease the Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke?
Did you know that because of the First Amendment, anyone can write a diet book and say whatever they want, regardless of whether or not they are qualified? As a result, fad diets are a dime-a-dozen, and rates of overweight and obesity in the U.S. remain at an all-time high. At the same time, cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the number one cause of death among men and women worldwide.
Are Fish Oils Beneficial for Brain Health during Pregnancy and Post-Partum?
Fish oils are a type of polyunsaturated fatty acid found in moderate to high concentrations in fatty fish, as well as in other foods.
Swimming for Summer and All Year Long
Summertime is coming and it is time to get in the water! Children swim for fun, to beat the heat, and in competitive sports all year long. With an increase in various water activities available during the summer, it is important for youth to be strong swimmers for safety, both in and around water.
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