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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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NEW: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Releases First-Ever “State of Childhood Obesity” Report

October 24, 2019

This month, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released the first-ever edition of State of Childhood Obesity: Helping All Children Grow Up Healthy, a new report that will be produced annually. The report includes the best available data on national and state childhood obesity rates, recommends policies that can help address the epidemic, and shares stories […]

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Healthy Eating Research Releases Beverage Recommendations for Children Aged 0–5

October 9, 2019

Leading medical and nutrition organizations recommend breast milk, infant formula, water, and plain milk as part of a new set of comprehensive beverage recommendations for children aged 0–5. The groups caution against beverages with lots of added sugar such as flavored milks and sugar-sweetened juices, and non-dairy milks. The recommendations were developed as part of […]

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Now Live: NCCOR’s Measures Registry Learning Modules

September 26, 2019

Washington, DC –This month, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) unveiled an exciting new resource to help researchers, practitioners, students, and faculty understand key measurement concepts for research and evaluation projects related to nutrition and physical activity. The Measures Registry Learning Modules includes an introductory module and four modules for each domain of […]

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NCCOR Releases New Measures Registry Learning Modules

September 10, 2019

Washington, DC –Today, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is unveiling an exciting new resource that will help researchers, practitioners, students, and faculty understand key measurement concepts for research and evaluation projects related to nutrition and physical activity. NCCOR has developed 17 Measures Registry Learning Modules—including a module that introduces the series and […]

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NCCOR Celebrates 10 Years During National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

August 29, 2019

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) launched a decade ago with a clear vision: to bring together the nation’s leading health research funders to address the problem of childhood obesity in America. This year, during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, NCCOR is celebrating 10 years of working together to advance the field. By […]

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NCCOR’s Global Reach

July 23, 2019

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research has been providing resources, tools, and information to the field for the last 10 years across the United States but did you know that NCCOR’s tools are also used in other countries? With the rates of childhood obesity on the rise in many countries, it’s no surprise that […]

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Childhood obesity rates decline among WIC-enrolled children

June 26, 2019

Today, obesity rates in the United States are high, affecting 93.3 million American adults and 13.7 million American children. However, new data recently shared in the Journal of the American Medical Association, shares additional signs of progress in declining prevalence of childhood obesity in some populations. New data showed that obesity among WIC-enrolled 2- to […]

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NCCOR at Nutrition 2019

May 29, 2019

Next month, NCCOR will attend Nutrition 2019, held by the American Society for Nutrition (ASN), for the first time. This annual meeting will convene 3,600 of the top scientific researchers, practitioners, global and public health professionals, policy makers, advocacy leaders, media and other related professionals to discuss the latest nutrition research. NCCOR will be holding […]

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Did You Know: NCCOR’s Measures Registry can enhance your grant proposal?

April 17, 2019

Are you working on an upcoming grant proposal? Consider using NCCOR’s Measures Registry to strengthen your proposal. The Measures Registry is a searchable database of diet and physical activity measures relevant to childhood obesity research. Its purpose is to standardize the use of common measures and research methods across childhood obesity research at the individual, […]

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