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NCCOR Youth Compendium of Physical Activity

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-10-24

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) has released the first-ever Youth Compendium of Physical Activities. This compendium aims to help childhood obesity and physical activity researchers and practitioners estimate the associated energy expenditure of a multitude of activities that youth engage in. This five-year effort includes measures of energy expenditures of 196 youth activities ranging from sedentary activities to high energy activities such as running.

Healthy People 2020: Infographic Series

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-10-19

Healthy People 2020 has released a new infographic highlighting levels of tobacco use. Each month, Healthy People 2020 releases a new graphic showing progress toward leading health indicator targets, as well as showing where there is still work to be done.

National League of Cities: Institute on Advancing Education and Health through the Community Schools Strategy

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-10-19

The National League of Cities published an executive summary from its Mayor's Institute on Advancing Education and Health through the Community Schools Strategy, which highlights "ways in which mayors and city leaders are working at the intersection of education and health to improve outcomes for students." The report discusses the key findings from the second Mayor’s Institute in a series that will go through May of 2019.

CDC Healthy People 2020 Progress Review Webinar

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-10-18

The CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health is hosting a Healthy People 2020 Progress Review Webinar on Wednesday October 25th from 12:30- 2:00pm ET. The webinar will focus on the progress made towards the Healthy People 2020 objectives from two topic areas:

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