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Upcoming Webinar introducing the NCCOR’s newest tool, the Youth Compendium of Physical Activities

Cartoon woman announcing the title of a webinar, 'Introducing the Youth Compendium of Physical Activities'

Hear renowned researchers discuss the development of the Youth Compendium of Physical Activities and ways in which this tool can be used, in a one-hour webinar on December 6 at 3:00 p.m. ET.

This new resource from the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) provides measures of energy expenditure for 196 common youth activities, including sedentary activities. The Youth Compendium represents a great advancement in the field of youth energy expenditure and is the first compendium to be based entirely on youth data, including MET values separated into four different age groups. Guest speakers include:

  • Karin Pfeiffer, PhD, Associate Professor of Kinesiology at Michigan State University
  • Nancy Butte, PhD, Distinguished Emeritus Professor at Baylor College of Medicine
  • Scott Crouter, PhD, Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The webinar is free, and attendance is limited. Register now: Introducing the Youth Compendium of Physical Activities: A Breakthrough Resource for Childhood Obesity Research.

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