The Cooper Institute

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


Online Personal Training Course Now Available!

Health and fitness professionals interested in providing personal training and fitness guidance need training in the fitness leadership and technical skills necessary to implement individualized programs that are safe, effective and motivational. The goal of the online personal training education is to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities considered essential for an entry-level personal trainer. This course, based upon fundamental scientific research, will help prepare you for going the next step in earning a credential as a Cooper Institute Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT).
Enjoy the benefit of learning personally from The Cooper Institute instructors without the travel. 
The Cooper Experience - at your own pace and your location
Course Content
Session 1: The Need for the Health and Fitness Professional
Session 2: Scientific Foundations
Session 3: Client Fitness Screening and Assessment
Session 4: Behavior Change and Goal Setting
Session 5: Designing Safe and Effective Training Programs
Session 6: Professionalism and Business Principles 
Session 7: Putting It All Together: Case Study 
Instructor-led Sessions
  • Anatomy In Action
  • Energy Systems
  • Max Testing
  • How To's of Flexibility Programming
  • How To's of Resistance Programming
  • How To's of Cardiovascular Programming
  • Chat Rooms, Discussion Boards, and Q&A Sessions
Contact Hours: 34.0

Click here to learn more and register online

For more information, call 800-635-7050 and ask for a Program Coordinator