NCCOR Annual Showcase: Highlighting New Projects, Tools, and Resources

January 6, 2022

On Monday, February 7, 2022, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is hosting a Connect & Explore webinar called “NCCOR Annual Showcase: Highlighting New Projects, Tools, and Resources.” The webinar will give an overview of NCCOR and highlight project successes from the past year. We will highlight the following projects: Youth Active Travel […]

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NCCOR at ALR 2018

February 8, 2018

NCCOR is heading to Banff, Canada, for the Active Living Research (ALR) Annual Conference on February 11–14, 2018. NCCOR joins professionals from around the world to share their latest research and innovations related to physical activity and active communities. NCCOR is excited to host a workshop on Sunday, February 11, at 1:30 p.m. MT. NCCOR […]

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Registration now open for Active Living Research’s Annual Conference

November 21, 2014

Registration is now open for the Active Living Research (ALR) 2015 Annual Conference. The theme of the 2015 conference, “The Science of Policy Implementation,” explores the process of taking findings from the research field of active living and using them to inform policies that increase population-level physical activity. The conference will be held Feb. 22-25, […]

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New infographic explores how changing communities gets people moving

February 25, 2014

Communities across the nation are doing more to ensure that streets, sidewalks, schools, and parks support walking, biking, and playing. A new infographic from Active Living Research (ALR) highlights several studies that evaluated changes in physical activity after the implementation of built environment and programmatic modifications in different cities. For example, children are more likely […]

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2014 ALR conference call for proposals

July 8, 2013

Active Living Research (ALR) invites abstracts to be considered for presentation at the 2014 Annual Conference on March 9-12 in San Diego, Calif. The theme of the 2014 conference, “Niche to Norm,” recognizes the importance of advancing active living from an emerging research field with limited results and impact to well-accepted findings that regularly guide […]

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Infographic details ‘what works to get kids active’

June 14, 2013

A new infographic by Active Living Research, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), shows the estimated amount of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, in minutes, that children could get from several distinct school and community policy changes. A combination of these can help kids meet the national recommendation of daily physical activity.

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New resources from Active Living Research highlight new research on physical activity and children

March 26, 2013

Active Living Research (ALR), a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has recently published three new research briefs that summarize the findings from research that focuses on children and physical activity. The research briefs include: Reaching the Goal of 60 Minutes of Physical Activity for Children: This brief highlights a study that looked at […]

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Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Active Living Research conference

December 3, 2012

Interested investigators, advocates, practitioners, policy makers, and other stakeholders can now register for the 2013 Active Living Research (ALR) conference. The ALR conference provides participants with the opportunity to hear the latest evidence on policy and environmental strategies to increase physical activity. The conference will be held Feb. 26-28, 2013, at the Paradise Point Hotel […]

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New brief summarizes research on physical activity in after-school programs

July 2, 2012

Nearly one in three young people in the United States are overweight or obese and lack of physical activity contributes to the epidemic. Leading public health officials recognize after-school programs as an important setting for promoting physical activity and preventing obesity. In recent years, 14 states have adopted policies and national standards have been developed […]

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Active Living Research launches enhanced website

May 17, 2012

The Active Living Research (ALR) program recently redesigned their website, www.activelivingresearch.org, to make it easier for users to search for information and resources on active living and identify key evidence to help prevent childhood obesity and promote active communities.

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