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Kenneth H. Cooper was born in 1931. In the late 1960's, Dr. Kenneth Cooper was a colonel in the US Air Force when his first book "Aerobics" became a bestseller. He is the founder and head of The Cooper Institute in Dallas, Texas, a non-profit research and education organization. He also founded The Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas and McKinney, Texas.[1] Dr. Cooper is responsible for creating the Cooper Test, a cardiovascular fitness assessment originally designed for military.


  1. various (n.d.). Kenneth H. Cooper. Wikipedia. Retrieved on May 13, 2008.

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