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New Update to NCCOR’s Measures Registry

March 2, 2021

NCCOR recently conducted an update of the Measures Registry and added over 250 new articles and 136 new measures! The Registry is used by researchers, practitioners, and students to answer research and evaluation questions related to four domains […]

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Childhood Obesity Evidence Base: Using NCCOR’s Newest Dataset to Examine Childhood Obesity Interventions

February 19, 2021

On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is hosting a Connect & Explore webinar called “Childhood Obesity Evidence Base: Using NCCOR’s Newest Dataset to Examine Childhood Obesity Interventions.” […]

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New from NCCOR: A Brief on Programs Promoting Trail Use to Youth from Under-Resourced Communities

February 10, 2021

This month, NCCOR released a new program brief titled “Increasing the Health and Physical Activity of Youth from Under-Resourced Communities through Trail Programs.” The brief is based on a review […]

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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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