The Cooper Institute
 

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

 
 
 
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Monday, Nov 23, 2020

Message from the CEO - The Future of Wellness Since 1970.

In March 2020, I doubt any of us thought that we would still be struggling with the impact of COVID-19 this fall – social distancing, wearing masks, extra handwashing, working from home, and students doing both online and in-person learning. Yet, here we are and even with these challenges, The Cooper Institute has carried on its important work on healthy living through research and education....

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Friday, Nov 20, 2020

Active Family Legacy

Stephanie Oakes, (Marketing Public Relations, Columbus RV division of Forest River) and Cooper supporter, recently stopped by The Cooper Institute to share her fitness journey and the impact of the research and education has had on her life and her family....

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Friday, Nov 20, 2020

Legacy Celebration

2020 is a special year at The Cooper Institute as we celebrate our 50th anniversary. It’s an important milestone for us, so let’s celebrate together!...

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Thursday, Nov 19, 2020

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Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020

Together, we stand greater than diabetes.

Diabetes affects over 34 million people across the country and is a leading cause of blindness, amputation, heart disease, kidney failure, and early death. Regular exercise may be the key to reversing this trend....

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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020

Message from the CEO - New Sound. New Beeps. Same Test .

On June 22, The Cooper Institute celebrated its 50th Anniversary COVID-19 style; we shared good news via social media. To celebrate this milestone achievement, we released the FitnessGram PACER Test Remixes! powered by Hip Hop Public Health....

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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020

New FitnessGram PACER Test Remixes!

For millions of students across the country, there is one voice that both incites fear and fires up the competitive spirit in P.E. class - the voice of the FitnessGram PACER Test. Now the legendary voice of the school fitness test has changed....

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Wednesday, Aug 05, 2020

Health Disparities Among African Americans

Is being Black in America bad for your health? Our team takes a closer look at the health disparities among African Americans and what can be done to improve their health....

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Tuesday, Jun 09, 2020

Message form the CEO Work, Home, and Play

This has been an interesting spring – one that none of us will forget in our lifetimes. COVID-19 has truly changed the way that we look at work, home, and play....

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Tuesday, Jun 09, 2020

We Are In This Together

Remember the sounds of kids laughing and playing, the blast of the coaches’ whistles, and everyone shouting encouragement to run faster?...

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Monday, Jun 08, 2020

Get Active. Stay Healthy Fit Tips

After schools and businesses shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic, it seemed as though we were in for a long, lazy stretch of inactivity. Fortunately, many realized that this was the perfect time to make fitness a priority at home for the whole family....

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Alcohol and Cancer Risk: Can drinking too much cause cancer?

Millions of people are using alcohol to help them cope with the stress of quarantine. But can too much alcohol increase your risk of cancer? Learn more about the connection between alcohol consumption and cancer risks....

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