NCCOR Celebrates National Parks and Recreation Month

July 23, 2020

In honor of National Parks and Recreation Month, NCCOR is sharing tools and resources for childhood obesity researchers and practitioners related to getting active outdoors! Americans across the country are still advised to socially distance and generally stay at home, visiting parks can be a great way to get some fresh air and exercise (while […]

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NCCOR at SNEB 2020

July 20, 2020

If you’re attending SNEB this week, get to know more about the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) and all the resources we have to offer nutrition education professionals. NCCOR is a collaborative between the nation’s four leading science research funders: the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood […]

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National Institutes of Health releases strategic plan to accelerate nutrition research over next 10 years

June 22, 2020

Newly released, the first NIH-wide strategic plan for nutrition research emphasizes cross-cutting, innovative opportunities to advance nutrition research across a wide range of areas, from basic science to experimental design to research training. This ambitious plan is the first of its kind that sets out to develop targeted and effective diet interventions in a diverse […]

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¡NUEVO! Traducción al Español del Compendio de actividades físicas para niños, niñas y adolescentes de NCCOR

May 19, 2020

Buenas noticias para los investigadores y profesionales de la salud de habla hispana dedicados a la investigación en actividad física y obesidad infantil: ¡El Compendio de actividades físicas para niños, niñas y adolescentes ahora está disponible en Español! El Compendio de actividades físicas para niños, niñas y adolescentes proporciona una lista de 196 actividades en […]

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NEW! Spanish Translation of NCCOR’s Youth Compendium of Physical Activities

Great news for Spanish-language childhood obesity and physical activity researchers and practitioners: NCCOR’s Youth Compendium of Physical Activities is now available in Spanish! 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 […]

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Click, Click, Cook: Online Grocery Shopping Leaves ‘Food Deserts’ Behind

February 5, 2020

On February 20, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) will host a Connect & Explore webinar titled, “Click, Click, Cook: Online Grocery Shopping Leaves ‘Food Deserts’ Behind.” The webinar will provide a brief overview of a study recently published in JAMA, “Availability of Grocery Delivery to Food Deserts in States Participating in the […]

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NCCOR Releases New White Paper: “Advancing Measurement of Individual Behaviors Related to Childhood Obesity: Implications and Recommendations for the Field”

January 28, 2020

This month, NCCOR released a new white paper following a workshop convened on May 20-21, 2019, called “Advancing Measurement of Individual Behaviors Related to Childhood Obesity.” This workshop was the first in a series of three workshops funded by The JPB Foundation and focused on measurement needs to capture individual behaviors related to childhood obesity. […]

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NCCOR’s New Youth Compendium Fact Sheet for Classroom Teachers

January 27, 2020

This month, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) released a new fact sheet that shows classroom teachers how to incorporate the Youth Compendium of Physical Activities into their curricula. The Youth Compendium provides a list of 196 common activities in which youth participate and the estimated energy cost associated with each activity. This […]

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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 Year in Review: 2018

December 27, 2018

It’s been a busy year for the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research! This year, NCCOR updated some of our one-of-a-kind tools, accelerated outreach efforts to disseminate information, and strengthened alliances and partnerships to promote childhood obesity research. Here are some of our accomplishments and moments from the year. NCCOR’s tools and resources help researchers […]

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