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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 Tools 101

November 14, 2019

NCCOR has a variety of free tools and resources that can assist graduate students studying public health, nutrition, and kinesiology succeed with their coursework and research. Work efficiently and effectively knowing these tools are created by reputable experts in the field. These resources can help you select the most appropriate measures or datasets for your […]

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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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NCCOR at the 10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference!

July 15, 2019

Heading to the nation’s largest childhood obesity conference? We’ll see you there! The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) will be in Anaheim, California, for the 10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference. NCCOR is joining 2,000 professionals from around the country to share and discuss emerging research and best practices for reducing childhood obesity. On […]

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