World Leaders in Exercise as Preventive Medicine

UCB has partnered with The Cooper Institute to develop the content within this site. The Cooper Institute, as a 501.3.c. nonprofit, does not endorse any linked-to entity, or any product or service.

The Cooper Institute (CI), established in 1970 by Kenneth H. Cooper, M.D., M.P.H., is a 501c.3 nonprofit globally dedicated to preventive medicine research and education. Dr. Cooper is widely considered the "Father of Aerobics" and is credited with sparking today's fitness movement. CI maintains the world's largest health database with an objective measure of fitness. Research using this data affects our country's public health policy and is used daily by personal trainers and other health professionals. Each year, thousands worldwide take courses from CI and are certified as health and fitness leaders. CI is also a leader in reversing childhood obesity. CI's FITNESSGRAM is the fitness assessment of choice in schools across the United States. Visit our web site to learn more, register for a course, or support our life-changing work with a donation.


Ready to Get Started?

Already registered or have a registration code?
Working out at the Cooper Institute
© The Cooper Institute

Before starting any fitness program be sure to talk to your doctor.


Remember to write down the registration code you receive. You'll need this number to enter the site and begin customizing your program.