NCCOR Releases New White Paper: “Advancing Measurement of Individual Behaviors Related to Childhood Obesity: Implications and Recommendations for the Field”

January 28, 2020

This month, NCCOR released a new white paper following a workshop convened on May 20-21, 2019, called “Advancing Measurement of Individual Behaviors Related to Childhood Obesity.” This workshop was the first in a series of three workshops funded by The JPB Foundation and focused on measurement needs to capture individual behaviors related to childhood obesity. […]

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NCCOR’s New Youth Compendium Fact Sheet for Classroom Teachers

January 27, 2020

This month, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) released a new fact sheet that shows classroom teachers how to incorporate the Youth Compendium of Physical Activities into their curricula. The Youth Compendium provides a list of 196 common activities in which youth participate and the estimated energy cost associated with each activity. This […]

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How To Use The Measures Registry Resource Suite

January 16, 2020

Trying to figure out if the Measures Registry Resource Suite is for you and how to use it for your research? Check out this new flow chart to help you navigate.

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NCCOR Year in Review: 2019

December 17, 2019

It’s been another busy and productive year for the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research. This year, NCCOR launched brand-new resources, collaborated across agencies through workshops, disseminated information at multiple conferences, and more. Here are some highlights of what NCCOR did in 2019: Enhanced the Measures Registry Resource Suite by launching the new Measures Registry Learning […]

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NEW: CDC’s Report to Congress on the Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD) Project

December 5, 2019

Childhood obesity affects 13.7 million children in the United States, and rates tend to be higher in children and adolescents from families with lower incomes. To combat this, CDC developed the Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD) project to implement effective interventions to reduce obesity among lower-income children, aged 2–12. Last month, CDC released a report […]

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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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