NCCOR’s Tools Support Distance Learning

April 20, 2020

As classrooms go virtual and distance learning becomes the new normal, finding trustworthy, online resources as a student or professor may be challenging. NCCOR’s Student Hub makes remote learning easier! We provide students and faculty with free, time-saving, reliable tools to support your coursework and classroom. All of these resources are available anytime online! NCCOR has a variety of resources […]

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NCCOR’s Tools in Action: Featuring the Summer Physical Activity and Friendship Study

March 4, 2020

On March 5, 2020 the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is hosting its first student-focused Connect & Explore Webinar. The webinar  will feature Tyler Prochnow, a Baylor University graduate student, who will share his experience using NCCOR’s Measures Registry to enhance his project with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. His longitudinal study aims to add to the literature […]

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NCCOR is going to the Active Living Conference 2020!

January 31, 2020

Next month, NCCOR is headed to Orlando, FL for the Active Living Conference (ALC) 2020! This conference brings together scientists, practitioners, and policy makers to share ideas to increase physical activity in diverse settings. On Monday, February 3, from 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. in Room Majestic Palm D, NCCOR will host a special student-focused session, […]

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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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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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Doing the math to fight childhood obesity

August 15, 2012

Dieters often use online calorie calculators to stay true to their weight-loss plan. Translating the concept to the population health arena, researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health created the Caloric Calculator (CaloricCalculator.org) to help policymakers, school district administrators, and others assess the potential impact of health policy choices on childhood obesity.

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