Our work is supporting researchers with tools that help build the capacity for research and surveillance.

  • Catalogue of Surveillance Systems

    Catalogue of Surveillance Systems

    This interactive web tool provides one-stop access to a wide array of national, state, and local surveillance systems at multiple levels.

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  • Measures Registry

    Measures Registry

    To promote the use of common measures, this searchable database facilitates access to available measures, helps identify gaps in measures, and fuels the development and validation of new measures.

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  • Measures Registry User Guides

    Measures Registry User Guides

    To help researchers choose the most appropriate measures for their work in childhood obesity, NCCOR has developed four Measure Registry User Guides: Individual Diet, Food Environment, Individual Physical Activity, Physical Activity Environment.

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  • Registry of Studies

    Registry of Studies

    Providing information on the study design, measures, content areas, and populations examined, this searchable database contains community-based childhood obesity studies.

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  • SNAP-Ed


    Resources include a toolkit of existing, evidence-based, and actionable obesity prevention tools, and an evaluation framework and interpretive guide that identifies and explains the nutrition, physical activity, and obesity prevention indicators, outcome measures, and preferred methodologies for tracking program success.

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  • Youth Compendium of Physical Activities

    Youth Compendium of Physical Activities

    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.

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