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National Institutes of Health releases strategic plan to accelerate nutrition research over next 10 years

June 22, 2020

Newly released, the first NIH-wide strategic plan for nutrition research emphasizes cross-cutting, innovative opportunities to advance nutrition research across a wide range of areas, from basic science to experimental design to research training. This ambitious plan is the first of its kind that sets out to develop targeted and effective diet interventions in a diverse […]

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¡NUEVO! Traducción al Español del Compendio de actividades físicas para niños, niñas y adolescentes de NCCOR

May 19, 2020

Buenas noticias para los investigadores y profesionales de la salud de habla hispana dedicados a la investigación en actividad física y obesidad infantil: ¡El Compendio de actividades físicas para niños, niñas y adolescentes ahora está disponible en Español! El Compendio de actividades físicas para niños, niñas y adolescentes proporciona una lista de 196 actividades en […]

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NEW! Spanish Translation of NCCOR’s Youth Compendium of Physical Activities

Great news for Spanish-language childhood obesity and physical activity researchers and practitioners: NCCOR’s Youth Compendium of Physical Activities is now available in Spanish! 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. The Spanish version includes activities common […]

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Childhood Obesity Resources Related to COVID-19

April 28, 2020

With children staying at home during the pandemic, risk factors for obesity are on the rise. This comes as no surprise, as research finds children are more likely to gain weight during summer months when they are home from school. Whether you are a teacher, parent, researcher, or practitioner, we all have a role to […]

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NCCOR’s Tools Support Distance Learning

April 20, 2020

As classrooms go virtual and distance learning becomes the new normal, finding trustworthy, online resources as a student or professor may be challenging. NCCOR’s Student Hub makes remote learning easier! We provide students and faculty with free, time-saving, reliable tools to support your coursework and classroom. All of these resources are available anytime online! NCCOR has a variety of resources […]

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Just Released: NCCOR’s 2019 Annual Report

March 25, 2020

This month, NCCOR released the 2019 Annual Report, “Building the Future,” which highlights accomplishments from its tenth year. Here’s a glimpse into some of what NCCOR did last year! In 2019, NCCOR: Released the Measures Registry Learning Modules, a series of 5 to 15-minute videos that highlight concepts from the four domain-specific Measures Registry User […]

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NCCOR’s Tools in Action: Featuring the Summer Physical Activity and Friendship Study

March 4, 2020

On March 5, 2020 the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is hosting its first student-focused Connect & Explore Webinar. The webinar  will feature Tyler Prochnow, a Baylor University graduate student, who will share his experience using NCCOR’s Measures Registry to enhance his project with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. His longitudinal study aims to add to the literature […]

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NCCOR Unveils the Student Hub Webpage

February 25, 2020

This month, NCCOR launched the new Student Hub! Students and faculty focused on public health and nutrition will find key resources to support coursework and research all in one place. Discover free tools and materials created by experts, along with real-world student case studies. Work efficiently and effectively knowing you are using tools that top […]

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Click, Click, Cook: Online Grocery Shopping Leaves ‘Food Deserts’ Behind

February 5, 2020

On February 20, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) will host a Connect & Explore webinar titled, “Click, Click, Cook: Online Grocery Shopping Leaves ‘Food Deserts’ Behind.” The webinar will provide a brief overview of a study recently published in JAMA, “Availability of Grocery Delivery to Food Deserts in States Participating in the […]

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NCCOR is going to the Active Living Conference 2020!

January 31, 2020

Next month, NCCOR is headed to Orlando, FL for the Active Living Conference (ALC) 2020! This conference brings together scientists, practitioners, and policy makers to share ideas to increase physical activity in diverse settings. On Monday, February 3, from 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. in Room Majestic Palm D, NCCOR will host a special student-focused session, […]

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