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Research articles

The following list includes all scientific publications about NCCOR and its projects, as well as projects that were discussed within NCCOR but implemented by one of the partner agencies. The list is broken down by year, followed by two headings to distinguish whether the publication resulted from an NCCOR project or a project taken on by one of the agencies.

2018

NCCOR Projects

Childhood Obesity Declines

  • Dooyema, C, Jernigan, J, Warnock, AL, et al. The Childhood Obesity Declines Project: A review of enacted policies. Child Obes. 2018 Mar;14(S1):S12-21,S22-S31. Available at https://doi.org/10.1089/chi.2018.0021
  • Jernigan, J, Kettel Khan, L, Dooyema, C, et al. Childhood Obesity Declines Project: Highlights of community strategies and policies. Child Obes. 2018 Mar;14(S1):S12-21,S32-S39. Available at https://doi.org/10.1089/chi.2018.0022
  • Kauh, TJ, Dawkins-Lyn, N, Dooyema, C, et al. Childhood Obesity Declines Project: An effort of the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research to explore progress in four communities. Child Obes. 2018 Mar;14(S1):S1-S4. Available at https://doi.org/10.1089/chi.2018.0018
  • Kettel Khan, L, Ottley, P, Harris C, et al. Childhood Obesity Declines Project: A different methodology. Child Obes. 2018 Mar;14(S1):S5-S11. Available at https://doi.org/10.1089/chi.2018.0019
  • Ottley, P, Dawkins-Lyn, N, Harris, C, et al. Childhood Obesity Declines Project: An exploratory study of strategies identified in communities reporting declines. Child Obes. 2018 Mar;14(S1):S12-21. Available at https://doi.org/10.1089/chi.2018.0020
  • Young-Hyman, D, Morris, K, Kettel Khan, L, et al. (2018). The Childhood Obesity Declines Project: Implications for research and evaluation approaches. Child Obes. 2018 Mar;14(S1):S12-21,S40-S44. Available at https://doi.org/10.1089/chi.2018.0023

NCCOR Partnership

  • Ballard, RM, Rodgers, AM, Kettel Khan, L, et al. Developing a partnership for change: The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Mar;54(3):465-474. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2017.12.001
  • Ballard, RM, Rodgers, AM, Kettel Khan, L, et al. A national collaborative for building the field of childhood obesity research. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Mar;54(3):453-464. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2017.12.007
  • Rodgers, GP, Deitz, W, Lavizzo-Mourey, R. Research on childhood obesity: Building the foundation for a healthier future. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Mar;54(3):450-452. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2017.08.034
  • Sallis, JF. The value of the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research: Past, present, and future. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Mar;54(3):475-477. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2017.12.018

Health, Behavioral Design, and the Built Environment

  • Karpyn, A. (Ed.) Behavioral Design as an Emerging Theory for Dietary Behavior Change. In: Food and Public Health: A Practical Introduction. New York: Oxford University Press; 2018.

Youth Compendium of Physical Activities

Publications About Projects Discussed Within NCCOR

The Healthy Communities Study

  • Kumanyika, SK. Supplement overview: What the Healthy Communities Study is telling us about childhood obesity prevention in U.S. communities. Pediatr Obes. 2018 Oct;13 Suppl 1:3-6. Available at https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12478This supplement includes 15 additional articles detailing findings of the Healthy Communities Study.

Healthy Eating Index

  • Krebs-Smith, SM, Pannucci, TE, Subar, AF, et al. Update of the Healthy Eating Index: HEI-2015. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2018 Sep;118(9):1591-1602. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2018.05.021
  • Kirkpatrick, SI, Reedy, J, Krebs-Smith, SM, et al. Applications of the Healthy Eating Index (HEI) for surveillance, epidemiology and intervention research: Considerations and caveats. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2018 Sep;118(9):1603-1621. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2018.05.020.
  • Reedy, J, Lerman, JL, Krebs-Smith, SM, et al. Evaluation of the Healthy Eating Index-2015. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2018 Sep;118(9):1622-1633. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2018.05.019
  • Millen, B. Nutrition research advances and practice innovations: The future is very bright. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2018 Sep;118(9):1587-1590. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2018.05.018

 

2017

NCCOR Projects 

Youth Compendium of Physical Activities

  • Butte, NF, Watson, KB, Ridley, K, et al. A youth compendium of physical activities: Activity codes and metabolic intensities. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018 Feb;50(2):246-256. Available at https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001430
  • Pfeiffer, KA, Watson KB, McMurray RG, et al. Energy cost expression for a youth compendium of physical activities: Rationale for using age groups. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2018 Feb 1;30(1):142-149. Available at https://doi.org/10.1123/pes.2016-0249

Publications About Projects Discussed Within NCCOR

Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD)

  • Dooyema, CA, Belay, B, Blanck, H.M. Implementation of multisetting interventions to address childhood obesity in diverse, lower-income communities: CDC’s Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Projects. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017 Dec 21;14:E140. Available at https://doi.org/10.5888/pcd14.170491This issue included three additional articles on CORD.
  • Butte, NF, Hoelscher, DM, Barlow, SE, et al. Efficacy of a community- versus primary care–centered program for childhood obesity: TX CORD RCT, Obesity (Silver Spring). 2017 Sep;25(9):1584-1593. Available at https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.21929This issue included three additional articles on CORD. Two additional articles were also published on CORD in 2017.

The Healthy Communities Study

 

2016 

NCCOR Projects

Economics and Obesity

  • McKinnon, RA, Siddiqi, SM, Chaloupka, FJ, et al. Obesity-related policy/environmental interventions: A systematic review of economic analyses. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Apr;50(4):543-549. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2015.10.021 

Youth Compendium of Physical Activities

  • Herrmann, S, Pfeiffer, KA. New data for an updated youth energy expenditure compendium: An introduction. J Phys Act Health. 13(6 Suppl 1), pp. S1–S2. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2016-0405This supplement included 17 papers reporting values of energy expenditure for diverse youth activities.

 

2015

NCCOR Projects

Envision

Youth Compendium of Physical Actives

  • McMurray, RG, Butte, NF, Crouter, SE, et al. Exploring metrics to express energy expenditure of physical activity in youth. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 23;10(6):e0130869. Available at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0130869 

Publications About Projects Discussed Within NCCOR

Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD)

  • Williams, N. Dooyema, CA, Foltz, JL, et al. The Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Project: A team approach for supporting a multisite, multisector intervention. Child Obes. 2015 Feb;11(1):104-8. Available at https://doi.org/10.1089/chi.2014.0063This supplement includes nine additional articles that provide an overview of CORD. Three additional articles on CORD were published in 2015.

The Healthy Communities Study

  • Arteaga, SS, Loria, CM, Crawford, PB, et al. The Healthy Communities Study: Its rationale, aims, and approach. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Oct;49(4):615-23. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2015.06.029This supplement includes six additional articles that detail the methods of the Healthy Communities Study.

Healthy Eating Index

  • Miller, PE, Reedy, J, Kirkpatrick, SI, et al. The United States food supply Is not consistent with dietary guidance: Evidence from an evaluation using the Healthy Eating Index-2010. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 Jan;115(1):95-100. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2014.08.030

 

2014

NCCOR Projects

Envision

  • Basu, S, Seligman, H, Winkleby, M. A metabolic–epidemiological microsimulation model to estimate the changes in energy intake and physical activity necessary to meet the Healthy People 2020 obesity objective. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul;104(7):1209-16. Available at https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2013.301674
  • Bures, RM, Mabry, PL, Orleans, CT, et al. Systems science: A tool for understanding obesity. Am J Public Health. 2014 July;104(7):1156. Available at https://doi.org/10.0.8.57/AJPH.2014.302082
  • Fallah-Fini, S, Rahmandad, H, Huang, T, et al. Modeling US adult obesity trends: A system dynamics model for estimating energy imbalance gap. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul;104(7):1230-9. Available at https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2014.301882
  • Mabry, PL, Bures, RM. Systems science for obesity-related research questions: An introduction to the theme issue. Am J Public Health. 2014 July;104(7):1157–1159. Available at https://dx.doi.org/10.2105%2FAJPH.2014.302083
  • Rendall, MS, Weden, MM, Lau, C, et al. Evaluation of bias in estimates of early childhood obesity from parent-reported heights and weights. Am J Public Health. 2014 July; 104(7): 1255–1262. Available at https://dx.doi.org/10.2105%2FAJPH.2014.302001
  • Sabounchi, NS, Hovmand, PS, Osgood, ND, et al. A novel system dynamics model of female obesity and fertility. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul;104(7):1240-6. Available at https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2014.301898
  • Savage, JS, Downs, DS, Dong, Y, et al. Control systems engineering for optimizing a prenatal weight gain intervention to regulate infant birth weight. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul;104(7):1247-54 Available at https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2014.301959
  • Schaefer, DR, Simpkins, SD. Using social network analysis to clarify the role of obesity in selection of adolescent friends. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul;104(7):1223-9. Available at https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2013.301768
  • Zhang, D, Giabbanelli, PJ, Arah, OA, et al. Impact of different policies on unhealthy dietary behaviors in an urban adult population: An agent-based simulation model. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul;104(7):1217-22. Available at https://10.2105/AJPH.2014.301934

The NCCOR Envision project website lists an additional 61 articles on systems science models to understand childhood obesity. https://www.nccor.org/envision/publications.html

Publications About Projects Discussed Within NCCOR

Healthy Eating Index

  • Guenther, PM, Kirkpatrick, SI, Reedy, J, et al. The Healthy Eating Index-2010 Is a valid measure of diet quality according to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. J Nutr. 2014 Mar;144(3):399-407. Available at https://doi.org/10.3945/jn.113.183079

The Johns Hopkins Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC)

 

2013 

NCCOR Projects

Green Health

  • Trowbridge, MJ, Huang, TT, Botchwey, ND, et al. Public health and the green building industry: Partnership opportunities for childhood obesity prevention. Am J Prev Med. 2013 May;44(5):489-95.  Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2013.01.010v 

Publications About Projects Discussed Within NCCOR

Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (CORD)

  • Dooyema, CA, Belay, B, Foltz, JL, et al. The Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Project: A comprehensive community approach to reduce childhood obesity. Child Obes. 2013 Oct;9(5):454-9. Available at https://10.1089/chi.2013.0060

Healthy Eating Index

  • Guenther, PM, Casavale, KO, Reedy, J, et al. Update of the Healthy Eating Index: HEI-2010. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013 Apr;113(4):569-80. Available at https://10.1016/j.jand.2012.12.016

 

2012

NCCOR Projects

Measures Registry and Catalogue of Surveillance Systems

  • McKinnon, RA, Reedy, J, Berrigan, D, et al. The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research Catalogue of Surveillance Systems and Measures Registry: New tools to spur innovation and increase productivity in childhood obesity research. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Apr;42(4):433-5. Available at https://10.1016/j.amepre.2012.01.004

 

2011

NCCOR Projects

Envision