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Special collection of Preventing Chronic Disease spotlights policies to improve the U.S. population’s diet

September 17, 2015

How is nutrition policy being implemented across the United States? How can policies work together over time to improve the diet and health of Americans? From New York City to Cleveland-Cuyahoga County, a recent special collection published in Preventing Chronic Disease examines nutrition policies across the United States from a variety of policy levels, types, […]

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Six ways to celebrate National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

August 28, 2015

Rates of childhood obesity are finally beginning to slow, or even decline, in some communities, and this positive development lends urgency and momentum to childhood obesity research efforts. In recognition of the start of National Childhood Obesity Awareness month on Sept. 1, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is calling on partners, public […]

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Connect & Explore: A New Model for Integrating Clinical-Community Systems and Tackling Obesity

August 24, 2015

NCCOR’s Connect & Explore Webinar examines soon-to-be published research advocating a shift in the framework to prevent and treat obesity and related chronic diseases

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Latest Q&A from NCCOR webinar on childhood obesity declines and disparities

August 5, 2015

On July 14, NCCOR’s Connect & Explore Webinar Series discussed childhood obesity declines, disparities, and opportunities to reconsider the design and impact of policies and interventions. Access the slides (PDF)

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Get research used: 6 tips for creating infographics for researchers

July 29, 2015

Infographics can be a powerful way to share your data and research. According to this Harvard Business Review article, “A great infographic is an instant revelation. It can compress time and space. … It can illuminate patterns in massive amounts of data. … It can make the abstract convincingly concrete.”

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NCCOR members explore metrics to express children’s energy expenditure

July 8, 2015

Physical activity plays an important role in the fight against childhood obesity. Developing, testing, and evaluating individual and environmental interventions and policies designed to increase youth physical activity would be enhanced if there were a comparable metric for physical activity applicable to youth. Several approaches have been used to express energy expenditure in youth, but […]

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NCCOR Connect & Explore Webinar on relationship between childhood obesity declines, disparities

June 29, 2015

NCCOR’s Connect & Explore Webinar takes a closer look at childhood obesity declines, disparities, and opportunities to reconsider the design and impact of policies and interventions While most of the United States continues to see increasing or steady childhood obesity rates, some areas are seeing modest though important declines. Yet these declines have not been […]

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To find the solution to childhood obesity, NCCOR looks globally

June 23, 2015

Obesity is a global issue. High rates of childhood obesity around the world are prompting governments, organizations, and communities to take action in unprecedented ways. This includes developing and implementing policy measures, media campaigns, and community-wide diet-related and physical activity initiatives. In October 2014, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) held a one-day […]

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NCCOR to attend the 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference

June 22, 2015

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is excited to attend the 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference in San Diego, Calif., held June 29-July 2, 2015. Workshops and plenaries at the conference will cover a wide range of topics including evaluation of population-based efforts, health and the built environment, healthy food marketing, and healthy food […]

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Raising the bar: How NCCOR supports researchers

June 10, 2015

In April 2015, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) held a presidential breakfast roundtable at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s 36th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions. This excerpt from the roundtable presentation highlights how NCCOR is supporting researchers with tools to amplify their work and findings including the NCCOR Measures Registry, Catalogue of […]

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