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The Cooper Institute Launches Nationwide Testing With Pearson VUE for Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT) Exam
Date:8/4/2009

DALLAS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cooper Institute, the Dallas-based nonprofit research and education facility, now offers the Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT) certification exam nationwide through Pearson VUE professional testing centers. Previously only offered at The Cooper Institute in Dallas, Texas, this expansion allows candidates to schedule and take the computer-based exam on a date, time, and location of their choosing.

"We are excited to transition our program from paper and pencil to computer-based test delivery," said Laura Fast, M.B.A., director of credentialing certifications, The Cooper Institute. "Our certification program will now be available on demand across the country, which will greatly increase access for our candidates."

This highly regarded certification is for the fitness professional who wants to help change the lives of healthy and medically cleared persons by conducting basic fitness tests, creating and leading physical activity programs, and supporting and motivating clients in healthy physical activity behaviors. With 40 years of fitness research experience, The Cooper Institute is a research, education, and certification leader in the physical activity field. A CI-CPT handbook that provides candidates with exam details, a practice test, and other preparatory resources is available online at www.CooperInstitute.org. The exam is nationally accredited by The National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Additional information about the exam, including special introductory pricing, is available online at www.pearsonvue.com/cooperinstitute.

"The Cooper Institute's reputation for providing premier certifications in the health and fitness industry along with Pearson VUE's experience as a leader in the computer-based testing industry will surely prove to be a winning combination in the development and growth of this certification," said Robert Whelan, president and chief executive officer of Pearson VUE.

About The Cooper Institute

The Cooper Institute (CI), established in 1970, by Kenneth H. Cooper, M.D., M.P.H., is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit 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. Now CI is redefining health as a leader in reversing childhood obesity. CI's FITNESSGRAM(R) is the fitness assessment of choice in schools across Texas and the U.S.

Each year thousands worldwide take courses from The Institute to become health and fitness leaders. CI's Personal Trainer Certification (CI-CPT) exam is nationally accredited by NCCA.

The Cooper Center Longitudinal Study (CCLS), made up of almost 100,000 patients' records is one the most highly-referenced databases in the world. You can help the world continue to learn about the best practices in preventive medicine by participating in CI's research studies. Visit our web site to learn more about all our efforts or to support our life changing work with a donation, www.cooperinstitute.org. Learn all about calorie balance at www.standupandeat.org.

About Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world's most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in 165 countries. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the international media company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.


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