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

May 19, 2020

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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Childhood Obesity Resources Related to COVID-19

April 28, 2020

With children staying at home during the pandemic, risk factors for obesity are on the rise. This comes as no surprise, as research finds children are more likely to gain weight during summer months when they are home from school. Whether you are a teacher, parent, researcher, or practitioner, we all have a role to […]

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Just Released: NCCOR’s 2019 Annual Report

March 25, 2020

This month, NCCOR released the 2019 Annual Report, “Building the Future,” which highlights accomplishments from its tenth year. Here’s a glimpse into some of what NCCOR did last year! In 2019, NCCOR: Released the Measures Registry Learning Modules, a series of 5 to 15-minute videos that highlight concepts from the four domain-specific Measures Registry User […]

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NCCOR Unveils the Student Hub Webpage

February 25, 2020

This month, NCCOR launched the new Student Hub! Students and faculty focused on public health and nutrition will find key resources to support coursework and research all in one place. Discover free tools and materials created by experts, along with real-world student case studies. Work efficiently and effectively knowing you are using tools that top […]

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How To Use The Measures Registry Resource Suite

January 16, 2020

Trying to figure out if the Measures Registry Resource Suite is for you and how to use it for your research? Check out this new flow chart to help you navigate.

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NCCOR Year in Review: 2019

December 17, 2019

It’s been another busy and productive year for the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research. This year, NCCOR launched brand-new resources, collaborated across agencies through workshops, disseminated information at multiple conferences, and more. Here are some highlights of what NCCOR did in 2019: Enhanced the Measures Registry Resource Suite by launching the new Measures Registry Learning […]

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NEW: CDC’s Report to Congress on the Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD) Project

December 5, 2019

Childhood obesity affects 13.7 million children in the United States, and rates tend to be higher in children and adolescents from families with lower incomes. To combat this, CDC developed the Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD) project to implement effective interventions to reduce obesity among lower-income children, aged 2–12. Last month, CDC released a report […]

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NCCOR Resources for Students

November 15, 2019

With the school year in full swing, NCCOR is excited to launch a brand new resource for students—the NCCOR Student Hub. The NCCOR Student Hub will highlight all the tools and resources that public health and other graduate students studying diet and physical activity can use to enhance coursework and research projects. NCCOR’s resources can assist […]

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NCCOR Is Going To APHA 2019!

November 1, 2019

NCCOR is headed to Philadelphia, PA for the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo! More than 12,000 public health professionals will gather from Nov. 2-6 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: For Science. For Action. For Health.” Stop by the NCCOR booth (#1232) in […]

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