Fitness is a Vital Sign™ of Health
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The science is clear—fitness is a vital sign™. Research* shows being fit benefits the quality and quantity of life:
*Research from the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study
Just as blood pressure, cholesterol and other biometric markers assess an individual’s health, measuring cardiovascular fitness is essential and critical to preventing, diagnosing and treating disease.
“Measuring your fitness as a vital sign with CooperFit can add years to your life while adding life to your years.”
– Tyler C. Cooper, MD, MPH, President and CEO, Cooper Aerobics
CooperFit™ cardiovascular fitness test provides an accurate prediction of fitness by measuring an individual's predicted max VO2 or aerobic capacity. The test is performed by walking or running on a treadmill for a specified period of time while wearing a heart rate monitor.
Are you interested in having your fitness level measured? Or are you a physician interested in adding fitness to your biometric screenings? Click below for more information.