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

November 2, 2020

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) recently published Identification of Effective Programs to Improve Access to and Use of Trails among Youth from Under-Resourced Communities: A Review in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. One of NCCOR’s major goals is to address health disparities related to nutrition, physical activity, and […]

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Visit NCCOR Virtually at APHA and ObesityWeek Interactive

October 23, 2020

A lot of things look different this year, including conferences. Virtual conferences are a great opportunity to network and learn something new and give you the flexibility to view sessions and posters at a time that works for you. NCCOR is excited to virtually attend the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and ObesityWeek® […]

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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 […]

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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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HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion releases updated Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

November 29, 2018

On November 12, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion released newly updated physical activity guidelines for Americans. This second edition is based on new scientific evidence showing that physical activity has even more benefits than previously known. Physical activity fosters normal growth and development, can reduce the […]

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NCCOR updates the Measures Registry with 188 new measures to support childhood obesity research

October 25, 2018

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) recently updated the Measures Registry – a free, online searchable database of diet and physical activity measures relevant to childhood obesity research. The purpose of the Measures Registry is to standardize use of common measures and research methods across childhood obesity research at the individual, community, and […]

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NCCOR updates the Catalogue of Surveillance Systems and seeks recommendations for new systems

April 26, 2018

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) recently updated the Catalogue of Surveillance Systems—a free, online tool that provides one-stop access to publicly available data sources relevant to childhood obesity research. The Catalogue is a premier tool that allows childhood obesity researchers to easily identify data resources related to childhood obesity, compare attributes across […]

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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’s 2017 Annual Report: Moving Forward on Physical Activity

March 19, 2018

NCCOR’s 2017 Annual Report showcases the Collaborative’s focus on physical activity throughout the year. NCCOR continues to advance physical activity research and practice by launching new tools and products, connecting and sharing information with the field, and looking ahead for emerging opportunities. Launching new tools and products As a central resource for researchers, NCCOR develops […]

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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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