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The concept of exercising for good health was virtually nonexistent before 1968. One man changed that. Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH, knew the benefits of exercise were life-changing and life-saving. And even then he knew that he needed to separate himself from "faddism" and base all of his work on scientific legitimacy. As a result, Dr. Cooper coined the term "aerobics," inventing the revolutionary fitness concept and introducing it to the world through his 1968 bestseller, Aerobics.
Today, Dr. Cooper and his son and CEO Tyler Cooper, MD, MPH, have expanded their healthy-living mission at the Cooper Aerobics headquarters in Dallas to eight health and wellness entities that provide a variety of products and services for individuals and corporations.
Through the array of services offered, Cooper Aerobics is challenging America to Get Cooperized™ by adopting a healthy living mindset to live better both sooner and later.
45th Anniversary, 1970-2015
Inspiring health and wellness now and into the future
45th Anniversary Timeline Brochure
45th "Did You Know?" Fact Cards
Eight Steps to Get Cooperized™
Aerobics—The Word that Changed the World
Interactive Cooper Aerobics History Timeline