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Join us on January 26, 2021 for a Connect & Explore webinar!

A series of three workshops aims to define next steps in measurement needs to accelerate progress in reducing childhood obesity.

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.

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

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

This paper describes available diet and physical activity measures from NCCOR's landmark tool, the Measures Registry.

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.

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.

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

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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Improving research on children at high risk for obesity: When to apply, adapt, or develop a measure  January 11, 2021

NEW from NCCOR: “Advancing Measurement of Environmental and Policy Influences on Childhood Obesity” December 16, 2020

New from NCCOR: A Review on Improving Access To and Use of Trails Among Youth in Under-Resourced Communities November 2, 2020

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