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.

Video Resource to Prevent Drug and Alcohol Misuse By Youth

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-06-05

Community Catalyst has created a new resource, The Power of Prevention: Using SBIRT with Young People, for preventing drug and alcohol misuse by young people. The brief video utilizes young individuals as advocates to highlight the potential of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT). This effective public health strategy can aid all communities in tackling addiction.

Child Trends: 5 Things to Know About Bullying

Published Date: 
Fri, 2014-10-10

According to the Institute of Education Sciences' National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 28 percent of youth ages 12 to 18 report having been bullied in the last year. Child Trends, "debunks five common misassumptions about bullying," in t

CDC MMWR: Percent of Youths Who Consumed Fruit 2009-2010

Published Date: 
Thu, 2014-07-31

This week's CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, features quick stats form the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, US, 2009-2010 of the percentage of youth who consumed fruit on a given day by age group and race/ethnicity. Learn more about Fruit and Vegetable Consumption of US Youth 2009-2010.

CDC: Rise in Neighborhood Support of Physical Activity

Published Date: 
Thu, 2014-07-17

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 54.5% of youth have access to parks or playground areas; recreation centers, community centers, or boys' and girls' clubs; and walking paths or sidewalks. Learn more about Physical Activity stats in your state by viewing the CDC's recently released State Indicator Report on Physical Activity, 2014.

Webinar Series: Building Trauma-Informed Services

Published Date: 
Tue, 2014-05-27

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health is launching a 10-part webinar series entitled Building Trauma-Informed Services for Children, Youth, and Parents Impacted by Domestic Violence.

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