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NCCOR Plans an Exciting Line-Up of Events at APHA 2022!

November 2, 2022

Join NCCOR  from November 6-9th at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Annual Meeting in Boston. This year’s theme, 150 Years of Creating the Healthiest Nation: Leading the Path Toward Equity, celebrates […]

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Connect & Explore Webinar Links Economic Benefits and Physical Activity

October 28, 2022

How does focusing on economic benefits help to promote physical activity? Find out on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. ET during the latest Connect & Explore webinar, Create […]

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NCCOR Supports Active, Healthy Communities with New Resource and Webinar

October 7, 2022

NCCOR has added a new planning tool and an upcoming training webinar to its growing list of resources supporting active communities. Launched in May 2022, Create Thriving, Activity-Friendly Communities demonstrates how to make the business case for investing in equitable, environmental improvements to promote physical activity. Now, NCCOR […]

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NCCOR to Host a Webinar on Reframing Childhood Obesity: Cultural Insights on Nutrition, Weight, and Food Systems

August 5, 2022

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is partnering with the Vanderbilt Cultural Context of Health & Wellbeing Initiative and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to host a Connect & Explore webinar on the […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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NCCOR Annual Showcase: Highlighting New Projects, Tools, and Resources

January 6, 2022

On Monday, February 7, 2022, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is hosting a Connect & Explore webinar called “NCCOR Annual Showcase: Highlighting New Projects, Tools, and Resources.” […]

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New NCCOR White Paper Addressing Youth Active Travel to School Surveillance

December 2, 2021

This fall, NCCOR published a literature review in the Journal of Healthy Eating and Active Living and released a white paper summarizing a workshop that engaged experts to explore key […]

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New NCCOR Resources Examine the Impact of COVID-19 among Child Care Programs

November 29, 2021

This month, NCCOR published a new project page based on our latest report, titled Key Informant Interviews to Inform Nutrition and Physical Activity Efforts in Child Care Settings During the COVID-19 […]

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