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Connect & Explore: Across borders

Hear from authors of the recently published supplement, Childhood Obesity Prevention Across Borders: The Promise of US-Latin American Research Collaboration


The Catalogue of Surveillance Systems provides one-stop access to over 100 publicly available datasets relevant to childhood obesity research.

Measures Registry Update

The Measures Registry is a searchable database of more than 1,500 articles and 200 discrete measures. Check out over 70 new measures for children age 0-5, including over 15 new measures specifically for birth-24 months.

Measures Registry Update

Read about NCCOR's accomplishments from 2020 and our efforts to examine issues of equity and social determinants of health in reducing childhood obesity.

Decision Tree

This interactive decision tree walks researchers and practitioners through a series of questions and case studies on whether to develop, adapt, or apply an instrument.

COEB Supplement

This supplement highlights findings from a novel taxonomic meta-analytic method for childhood obesity. Read the supplement here!

A Review on Improving Access To and Use of Trails Among Youth in Under-Resourced Communities

NCCOR published this new review in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

A Guide to Methods for Assessing Childhood Obesity

This User Guide is designed to assist users in selecting the most appropriate method of measuring adiposity in children when conducting population-level research and/or evaluation on obesity.

Childhood Obesity Resources Related to COVID-19

Whether you are a teacher, parent, researcher, or practitioner, we all have a role to play in keeping kids healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out these resources!

NCCOR Student Hub

Our quarterly student e-newsletter connects you to free tools and resources that can support your schoolwork and research.

Connect & Explore Archived

NCCOR and its partners have published more than 50 peer-reviewed research articles. You can access the full list on the link below.

Grant Proposals

The Measures Registry will strengthen your proposal and save you time by finding customized measures for your childhood obesity research!

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