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NCCOR Releases a New Factsheet as Part of Early Childhood Focus during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September 5, 2023

Infants and toddlers will take center stage during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month as NCCOR publishes a new factsheet about the Healthy Eating Index (HEI). For the first time, the recently released HEI highlights the unique dietary needs of young children. Created by the National...
Maximizing the Scientific Value of Data Generated by the Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program: Dissertation Grant (R36)

July 13, 2023

Purpose The goal of this NOFO is to support doctoral candidates studying high-priority areas of child health for the completion of their doctoral dissertation research project. This NOFO seeks to advance research in child health by stimulating the use of...
New from NCCOR: Create Thriving, Activity-Friendly Communities

June 9, 2022

Promote the health of your community with NCCOR’s newest tool,  Create Thriving, Activity-Friendly Communities: Making the Case for Investments in Activity-Friendly Communities. This new resource collection builds on NCCOR’s years of physical activity research, by helping public health practitioners, decision-makers, and...
NCCOR’s 2021 Annual Report Looks at Strides Made in Promoting Healthy Environments for Kids

March 22, 2022

NCCOR recently published its 2021 annual report titled Creating Environments to Grow, Move, & Thrive. It highlights how NCCOR members have advanced the field of childhood obesity research in 2021, with a special focus on how environments shape children’s nutrition...
NCCOR Looks at the Benefits of Improving the Built Environment

March 7, 2022

This past month, NCCOR published a “Systematic Review on Quantifying Pedestrian Injury When Evaluating Changes to the Built Environment” in Preventive Medicine Reports. Research shows that walkable communities have a positive impact on health, but there is a lack of...
Assessing the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative 

October 21, 2021

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is partnering with the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and RTI International to host a Connect & Explore webinar. The webinar will review the impact that the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CFBAI) has...
NCCOR Year in Review: 2020

January 25, 2021

Though 2020 was a challenging year for many reasons, NCCOR had one of its most successful years yet. This year, NCCOR launched brand-new resources, collaborated across agencies through workshops, disseminated information at multiple conferences, and more. A special thanks to...
NEW from NCCOR: “Advancing Measurement of Environmental and Policy Influences on Childhood Obesity”

December 16, 2020

This month, NCCOR released the third and final white paper based on a series of workshops on advancing measurement for childhood obesity. The white paper, titled “Advancing Measurement of Environmental and Policy Influences on Childhood Obesity,” describes the workshop held...
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...
New from NCCOR! Measures for children at high-risk for obesity: Choosing whether to apply, adapt, or develop a measure

October 28, 2020

This month, NCCOR released a resource to bolster measurement of children at high-risk for obesity. “High-risk populations” are children and families residing in communities where the risk of obesity and related comorbidities may be highest. Factors related to high risk...
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