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Social Determinants of Health, Structural Racism, Environments, and Childhood Obesity

May 22, 2023

Recent public health research has focused on how social determinants of health (SDoH) and structural racism impact health outcomes and how environments, such as schools and neighborhoods, influence health. In 2022-2023, NCCOR enlisted Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition to help...
Measures for Children at High Risk for Obesity

January 27, 2023

Children and their families at high risk for obesity are often under-represented in instrument validation studies that measure obesity and related psychosocial, behavioral, and environmental factors. Culturally and linguistically appropriate assessments are important for effective interventions and research. NCCOR’s Measures...
Impact of COVID-19 on Child Care Programs, Potential Solutions & Emerging Opportunities

January 26, 2023

Efforts to prevent childhood obesity have included investing in the settings where children spend much of their time, like early care and education (ECE), schools, and school-aged child care and after-school programs. The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has devastated...
Engaging Health Care Providers and Systems

January 26, 2023

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) seeks to gather findings from research relevant to childhood obesity prevention that can be translated and used in clinical and community settings. The NCCOR Engaging Health Care Providers and Systems project proposes...
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