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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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New from NCCOR: “A Guide to Methods for Assessing Childhood Obesity”

September 8, 2020

Measurement is a fundamental component of all forms of research—that’s why it’s a top priority for NCCOR to promote accurate measurement by encouraging the consistent use of high-quality, comparable methods […]

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6 Ways Graduate Students Can Get an Edge in School

August 24, 2020

It’s almost National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month (NCOAM), and school is starting up again. Start the school year off strong during NCOAM with free resources and tools from NCCOR! NCCOR’s […]

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NCCOR Celebrates National Parks and Recreation Month

July 23, 2020

In honor of National Parks and Recreation Month, NCCOR is sharing tools and resources for childhood obesity researchers and practitioners related to getting active outdoors! Americans across the country are […]

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NCCOR at SNEB 2020

July 20, 2020

If you’re attending SNEB this week, get to know more about the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) and all the resources we have to offer nutrition education professionals. […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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