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NCCOR Showcase: Highlighting New Projects, Tools, and Resources

January 27, 2021

On Wednesday, February 10, 2021, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is hosting a Connect & Explore webinar called “NCCOR Showcase: Highlighting New Projects, Tools, and Resources.” The webinar will give an […]

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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 […]

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Improving research on children at high risk for obesity: When to apply, adapt, or develop a measure 

January 11, 2021

On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is hosting a Connect & Explore Webinar called “Improving research on children at high risk for obesity: When to apply, adapt, or […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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NCCOR Releases New White Paper: Advancing Measurement for High-Risk Populations and Communities Related to Childhood Obesity

This month, NCCOR released the second white paper based on a series of workshops on advancing measurement for childhood obesity. The white paper, titled “Advancing Measurement for High-Risk Populations and […]

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Visit NCCOR Virtually at APHA and ObesityWeek Interactive

October 23, 2020

A lot of things look different this year, including conferences. Virtual conferences are a great opportunity to network and learn something new and give you the flexibility to view sessions […]

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Childhood Obesity Evidence Base (COEB): Test of a Novel Taxonomic Meta-Analytic Method

September 16, 2020

Childhood Obesity published four papers highlighting findings from the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research’s (NCCOR) Childhood Obesity Evidence Base (COEB) Project, a collaborative effort between NCCOR and Mission Measurement. The […]

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Identification of measurement needs to prevent childhood obesity in high-risk populations

September 9, 2020

Washington D.C. — A new paper published today in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine describes available diet and physical activity measures from The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research […]

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