NCCOR updates the Measures Registry with 188 new measures to support childhood obesity research

October 25, 2018

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) recently updated the Measures Registry – a free, online searchable database of diet and physical activity measures relevant to childhood obesity research. The purpose of the Measures Registry is to standardize use of common measures and research methods across childhood obesity research at the individual, community, and […]

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NCCOR launches Measures Registry User Guides

February 21, 2017

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) has launched four Measures Registry User Guides to help childhood obesity researchers and practitioners choose appropriate measures for their research and evaluation efforts. The four User Guides focus on core areas of childhood obesity research: individual diet, food environment, individual physical activity, and physical activity environment. The […]

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Three ways NCCOR is accelerating progress to reduce Childhood Obesity

August 10, 2016

Rates of childhood obesity are finally beginning to slow, or even decline, in some communities, and this positive development lends urgency and momentum to childhood obesity research efforts. In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness month this September, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is calling on partners, public health experts, health care […]

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Raising the bar: How NCCOR supports researchers

June 10, 2015

In April 2015, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) held a presidential breakfast roundtable at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s 36th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions. This excerpt from the roundtable presentation highlights how NCCOR is supporting researchers with tools to amplify their work and findings including the NCCOR Measures Registry, Catalogue of […]

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NCCOR, JPB Foundation form alliance to support Measures Registry

June 3, 2015

Through a two-year grant from The JPB Foundation, the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) will strengthen its landmark Measures Registry by creating user guides for researchers. With more than 1,000 measures in the Measures Registry, the new guides will help users choose measures best suited for their research and evaluation work.

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NCCOR presents on webinar for Children’s Hospital Association

August 6, 2014

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) was invited to speak on a July 31 childhood obesity-focused webinar, one in a series produced by the Children’s Hospital Association. “Resources for Researchers – An Overview of NCCOR” began with a welcome and remarks from Ms. Karen Seaver Hill, the Association’s director for child health advocacy. The Association advances […]

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Accessing the Catalogue of Surveillance Systems and Measures Registry is even easier

April 25, 2014

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) website has a new look! The website features a redesigned homepage and new navigation tabs which make it even easier to locate NCCOR projects, resources, and tools including the Catalogue of Surveillance Systems and Measures Registry. The Catalogue and Measures Registry project pages have been updated to […]

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New IOM report highlights NCCOR Measures Registry and Catalogue of Surveillance Systems

September 11, 2013

In August 2013, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a new report, “Evaluating Obesity Prevention Efforts: A Plan for Measuring Progress,” which outlined an actionable plan for measuring the nation’s progress in obesity prevention efforts. In developing the report, the IOM relied heavily on two tools developed by the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research […]

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Webpages now feature easy-to-share fact sheets

May 31, 2012

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is making it easier to disseminate information about its online tools. The Catalogue of Surveillance Systems and Measures Registry now have fact sheets available for download. The fact sheets can be found on the particular project webpages (https://www.nccor.org/projects/catalogue, https://www.nccor.org/projects/measures). Each features key information about the tools’ features and […]

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New animated videos demonstrate how to use NCCOR’s Catalogue and Registry tools

May 14, 2012

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) recently released two videos that provide users with step-by-step instructions on how to navigate NCCOR’s Catalogue and Registry online tools.

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