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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!

The Youth Compendium of Physical Activities provides a list of 196 common activities in which youth participate and the estimated energy cost associated with each activity. The Spanish version includes activities common in Spain, Mexico, and Colombia.

Dive into the emerging areas of diet and physical activity, along with topics of new relevance to childhood obesity - sedentary behavior and sleep.

This year, NCCOR took steps to build a strong foundation for the future of childhood obesity research—and for the future of children across the United States.

Free, trusted, and time-saving! The Measures Registry Resource Suite offers research tools to help researchers, practitioners, and students improve their work!

Discover free tools and resources supported by CDC, NIH, USDA, and RWJF to help you with your coursework and research.

The Youth Compendium is a great resource for researchers, state and local health departments, educators, and fitness professionals for development of metrics related to exercise equipment and behavioral interventions.

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

The Youth Compendium helps classroom teachers select moderate-to-vigorous
physical activities (MVPAs) and identify when students are engaged in MVPA.

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

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

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