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NCAOM 2022

This National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, discover NCCOR's growing list of trusted, free tools for scientists, students, and public health practitioners. You can select research measures, plan program evaluations, and even advocate for activity-friendly communities with NCCOR.

AFC Announcement

NCCOR's newest tool will help public health practitioners, decision makers, and community members make the business case for investing in activity-friendly environments.

2021 Annual Report

Learn how NCCOR advanced the field of childhood obesity research in 2021, with a special focus on creating healthy environments.

CHWP Toolkit
National Childhood Obesity Awareness month

NCCOR's newest toolkit and resource library offer a detailed look at how to conduct effective evaluations of childhood healthy weight programs.

ATS White Paper

Discover the key challenges and suggested next steps related to surveillance and measurement of youth active travel to school.


Learn more abou the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and related legislation on the early care and education system.

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 60 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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NCCOR to Host a Webinar on Reframing Childhood Obesity: Cultural Insights on Nutrition, Weight, and Food Systems August 5, 2022

New from NCCOR: Create Thriving, Activity-Friendly Communities June 9, 2022

NCCOR’s 2021 Annual Report Looks at Strides Made in Promoting Healthy Environments for Kids March 22, 2022

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NCCOR and its partners have published more than 50 peer-reviewed research articles. Here are some of the latest.

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Since 2008, the four leading funders of childhood obesity research have worked together to slow and reverse the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States.