NCCOR is going to the Active Living Conference 2020!

January 31, 2020

Next month, NCCOR is headed to Orlando, FL for the Active Living Conference (ALC) 2020! This conference brings together scientists, practitioners, and policy makers to share ideas to increase physical activity in diverse settings. On Monday, February 3, from 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. in Room Majestic Palm D, NCCOR will host a special student-focused session, […]

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NCCOR at the 10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference!

July 15, 2019

Heading to the nation’s largest childhood obesity conference? We’ll see you there! The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) will be in Anaheim, California, for the 10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference. NCCOR is joining 2,000 professionals from around the country to share and discuss emerging research and best practices for reducing childhood obesity. On […]

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NCCOR to present and exhibit at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting April 11–14, 2018

April 11, 2018

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) will highlight the Measures Registry and User Guides at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s (SBM) 39th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions April 11–14, 2018, in New Orleans. The SBM Annual Meeting brings together approximately 2,400 multidisciplinary researchers and clinicians to examine the role of behavior in improving […]

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NCCOR at SHAPE America National Convention & Expo March 20–24, 2018

March 16, 2018

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) will feature the recently released Youth Compendium of Physical Activities at the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America National Convention & Expo March 20–24, 2018, in Nashville, TN. The SHAPE America convention brings together 5,000 professionals to share the latest research and innovations related to health […]

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NCCOR at ALR 2018

February 8, 2018

NCCOR is heading to Banff, Canada, for the Active Living Research (ALR) Annual Conference on February 11–14, 2018. NCCOR joins professionals from around the world to share their latest research and innovations related to physical activity and active communities. NCCOR is excited to host a workshop on Sunday, February 11, at 1:30 p.m. MT. NCCOR […]

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Three ways NCCOR is accelerating progress to reduce Childhood Obesity

August 10, 2016

Rates of childhood obesity are finally beginning to slow, or even decline, in some communities, and this positive development lends urgency and momentum to childhood obesity research efforts. In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness month this September, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is calling on partners, public health experts, health care […]

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IPEN study reports that daily physical activity is related to where we live

May 9, 2016

Is the amount of physical activity we achieve each day related to where we live? A new research study published in The Lancet provides evidence that the answer is yes. The study from the International Physical Activity and Environment Network (IPEN), which included 6822 adults aged 18–66 from 14 cities in 10 countries found that […]

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NCCOR Connect & Explore Webinars: Promising U.S. and international strategies for reducing childhood obesity

March 8, 2016

While childhood obesity remains a global public health challenge, many communities around the world are showing signs of progress and demonstrating innovation in halting and reversing the childhood obesity epidemic. This March and April, NCCOR is hosting one regular and three special-event Connect & Explore Webinars to examine these promising strategies in the United States […]

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National Cancer Institute releases data, hosts webinar on Family Life, Activity, Sun, Health, and Eating (FLASHE) study

January 14, 2016

The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Behavioral Research Program is preparing to release data from the Family Life, Activity, Sun, Health, and Eating (FLASHE) study and will host a Feb. 5 webinar to explore the study’s data and methods.

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Connect & Explore: New Cost-Effectiveness and Impact Estimates for Childhood Obesity Interventions

November 19, 2015

NCCOR’s Connect & Explore Webinar examines the latest research findings from the CHOICES project On Wednesday, Dec. 9, NCCOR’s Connect & Explore Webinar will feature exciting new research on the cost effectiveness and impact of interventions to reduce childhood obesity. Steven Gortmaker, PhD, director of the Harvard Prevention Research Center, will explore the latest findings from […]

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