NCCOR Tools 101
November 14, 2019
NCCOR has a variety of free tools and resources that can assist graduate students studying public health, nutrition, and kinesiology succeed with their coursework and research. Work efficiently and effectively knowing these tools are created by reputable experts in the field.
These resources can help you select the most appropriate measures or datasets for your projects and also enhance your thesis and capstone projects. Learn more about these resources in the NCCOR Student Resources Guide.
Boost your research or evaluation project with these tools:
- The Measures Registry Resources Suite includes three tools to support childhood obesity research and evaluation.
- The Measures Registry is a searchable database of nearly 1,400 diet and physical activity measures relevant to childhood obesity research.
- The Measures Registry User Guides walk users through the process of using the Measures Registry to select appropriate measures.
- The Measures Registry Learning Modules highlight key concepts from the Measures Registry User Guides in 5 to 15-minute videos.
- The Youth Compendium of Physical Activities provides a list of 196 common activities youth participate in and the estimated energy cost associated with each activity.
- NCCOR’s Catalogue of Surveillance Systems provides easy to navigate, one-stop access to over 100 publicly available datasets relevant to childhood obesity research and evaluation.
NCCOR also offers the chance for students who have used these tools to have their work featured in a webinar or case study. This is a great opportunity for you to get your work recognized by the public health community! If you’re interested, email NCCOR at NCCOR@fhi360.org.