Dr Tara Boelsen-Robinson

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Dean's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

Inst for Health Transform

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

tara.b@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 45426

Publications

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2022

Factors Influencing Implementation, Sustainability and Scalability of Healthy Food Retail Interventions: A Systematic Review of Reviews

A Gupta, L Alston, C Needham, E Robinson, J Marshall, T Boelsen-Robinson, M Blake, C Huggins, A Peeters

(2022), Vol. 14, pp. 1-18, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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A comparative policy analysis of the adoption and implementation of sugar-sweetened beverage taxes (2016-19) in 16 countries

G Mulcahy, T Boelsen-Robinson, A Hart, M Pesantes, M Sameeha, S Phulkerd, R Alsukait, A Thow

(2022), Vol. 37, pp. 543-564, Health Policy and Planning, C1

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Implementation and sales impact of a capacity building intervention in Australian sporting facility food outlets: A longitudinal observational study

M Blake, H Romaniuk, D Riesenberg, T Boelsen-Robinson, A Cameron, L Orellana, A Peeters

(2022), Vol. 5, pp. 171-181, BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health, C1

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Understanding Enablers and Barriers to the Implementation of Nutrition Standards in Publicly Funded Institutions in Victoria

E Rosewarne, W Chislett, B McKenzie, C Mhurchu, T Boelsen-Robinson, M Blake, J Webster

(2022), Vol. 14, Nutrients, C1

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Local government policies on healthy food promotion and obesity prevention: results from a national Australian survey

D Riesenberg, M Blake, T Boelsen-Robinson, A Peeters, A Cameron

(2022), Vol. 46, pp. 696-703, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, C1

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The impact of primary school nutrition policy on the school food environment: a systematic review

L Grigsby-Duffy, R Brooks, T Boelsen-Robinson, M Blake, K Backholer, C Palermo, A Peeters

(2022), Vol. 37, Health promotion international, C1

journal article

Gambling, fast food and alcohol sponsorship in elite sport - perspectives from Australian sporting fans

T Boelsen-Robinson, A Thow, N Lee, T Gill, S Colagiuri

(2022), Vol. 22, BMC Public Health, C1

journal article
2021

Development and piloting of a Checklist for healthy eating and Physical Activity in the Workplace (CEPAW)

R Freak-Poli, M Brand, T Boelsen-Robinson, O Huse, M De Courten, A Peeters

(2021), Vol. 36, pp. 8-19, Health Promotion International, England, C1

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Retailer-led healthy pricing interventions: A pilot study within aquatic and recreation centres in Victoria, Australia

O Huse, L Orellana, M Ferguson, C Palermo, A Jerebine, C Zorbas, T Boelsen-Robinson, M Blake, A Peeters, J Brimblecombe, M Moodie, K Backholer

(2021), Vol. 36, pp. 430-448, Health Promotion International, England, C1

journal article

Barriers and facilitators to implementing a healthier food outlet initiative: Perspectives from local governments

T Boelsen-Robinson, A Peeters, A Thow, C Hawkes

(2021), Vol. 24, pp. 2758-2770, Public Health Nutrition, England, C1

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Implementing a healthy food retail policy: A mixed-methods investigation of change in stakeholders' perspectives over time

M Blake, T Boelsen-Robinson, L Hanna, A Ryan, A Peeters

(2021), Vol. 24, pp. 2669-2680, Public Health Nutrition, England, C1

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The effect of front-of-package labels or point-of-sale signage on consumer knowledge, attitudes and behavior regarding sugar-sweetened beverages: A systematic review

A Gupta, N Billich, N George, M Blake, O Huse, K Backholer, T Boelsen-Robinson, A Peeters

(2021), Vol. 79, pp. 1165-1181, Nutrition Reviews, United States, C1

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Mapping factors associated with a successful shift towards healthier food retail in community-based organisations: A systems approach

T Boelsen-Robinson, M Blake, A Brown, O Huse, C Palermo, N George, A Peeters

(2021), Vol. 101, Food Policy, C1

journal article

Business outcomes of healthy food service initiatives in schools: A systematic review

C Thorpe, T Boelsen-Robinson, A Cameron, M Blake

(2021), Vol. 22, Obesity Reviews, England, C1

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Evaluating the implementation and customer acceptability of a sugar-sweetened beverage reduction initiative in thirty Australian aquatic and recreation centres

T Boelsen-Robinson, A Jerebine, A Kurzeme, B Gilham, O Huse, M Blake, K Backholer, A Chung, A Peeters

(2021), Vol. 24, pp. 5166-5175, Public Health Nutrition, England, C1

journal article
2020

Change in drink purchases in 16 Australian recreation centres following a sugar-sweetened beverage reduction initiative: An observational study

T Boelsen-Robinson, L Orellana, K Backholer, A Kurzeme, A Jerebine, B Gilham, A Chung, A Peeters

(2020), Vol. 10, BMJ Open, England, C1

journal article

The long-term effectiveness and acceptability of the retailer-led removal of unhealthy drinks from display in a self-service café

A Ryan, O Huse, M Blake, T Boelsen-Robinson, K Noble, A Peeters

(2020), Vol. 23, pp. 1832-1837, Public Health Nutrition, England, C1

journal article

Policies influencing the provision of healthy food and drinks in local government-owned sport and recreation facilities in Victoria, Australia

D Riesenberg, M Blake, T Boelsen-Robinson, A Peeters, A Cameron

(2020), Vol. 44, pp. 240-244, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Implementing healthy food policies in health services: a qualitative study

Tara Boelsen-Robinson, Miranda Blake, Kathryn Backholer, Janitha Hettiarachchi, Claire Palermo, Anna Peeters

(2019), Vol. 76, pp. 336-343, Nutrition and dietetics, Chichester, Eng., C1

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The frequency and magnitude of price-promoted beverages available for sale in Australian supermarkets

C Zorbas, B Gilham, T Boelsen-Robinson, M Blake, A Peeters, A Cameron, J Wu, K Backholer

(2019), Vol. 43, pp. 346-351, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Australia, C1

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Investigating business outcomes of healthy food retail strategies: a systematic scoping review

M Blake, K Backholer, E Lancsar, T Boelsen-Robinson, C Mah, J Brimblecombe, C Zorbas, N Billich, A Peeters

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 1384-1399, Obesity Reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

Retailer-led sugar-sweetened beverage price increase reduces purchases in a hospital convenience store in Melbourne, Australia: a mixed methods evaluation

M Blake, A Peeters, E Lancsar, T Boelsen-Robinson, K Corben, C Stevenson, C Palermo, K Backholer

(2018), Vol. 118, pp. 1027-1036.e8, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2017

Examining the nutritional quality of food and beverage consumed at Melbourne aquatic and recreation centres

T Boelsen-Robinson, A Chung, M Khalil, E Wong, A Kurzeme, A Peeters

(2017), Vol. 41, pp. 184-186, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Australia, C1

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Does intentional weight loss improve daytime sleepiness? A systematic review and meta-analysis

W Ng, C Stevenson, E Wong, S Tanamas, T Boelsen-Robinson, J Shaw, M Naughton, J Dixon, A Peeters

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 460-475, Obesity Reviews, England, C1

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The effect of a change to healthy vending in a major Australian health service on sales of healthy and unhealthy food and beverages

T Boelsen-Robinson, K Backholer, K Corben, M Blake, C Palermo, A Peeters

(2017), Vol. 114, pp. 73-81, Appetite, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2016

Digital marketing of unhealthy foods to Australian children and adolescents

T Boelsen-Robinson, K Backholer, A Peeters

(2016), Vol. 31, pp. 523-533, Health promotion international, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

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2015

A systematic review of the effectiveness of whole-of-community interventions by socioeconomic position

T Boelsen-Robinson, A Peeters, A Beauchamp, A Chung, E Gearon, K Backholer

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 806-816, Obesity reviews, Chichester, England, C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Capacity building health promotion practitioners to implement healthy food retail initiatives

Dr Tara Boelsen-Robinson, Dr Miranda Blake, Mr Andrew Brown, Prof Anna Peeters

NHMRC TAPPC (Sax Institute) Seed Funding Grant

  • 2021: $5,000

Other Public Sector Funding

Evaluation Support Water in Sports Initiative 2017-2020 Proj ID: 27136

Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Miranda Blake, A/Prof Lukar Thornton, A/Prof Adrian Cameron, Dr Dominique Condo, Dr Tara Boelsen-Robinson

VicHealth

  • 2021: $20,000
  • 2020: $89,144
  • 2019: $100,000
  • 2018: $100,000

A rapid review of international examples of sustainable change to food environments in public institutions, for the prevention of childhood overweight and obesity.

Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Tara Boelsen-Robinson, Dr Miranda Blake, Dr Shaan Naughton

VicHealth Grant - Research

  • 2020: $30,000

Accelerating the implementation of healthy food and drink policies in Retail Outlets.

Prof Anna Peeters, Ms Victoria Hobbs, Dr Miranda Blake, Dr Tara Boelsen-Robinson, Dr Adyya Gupta

Department of Health and Human Services - Victoria

  • 2020: $25,000

Industry and Other Funding

Testing co-created implementation tools to support transformation of healthier food retail environments

Dr Tara Boelsen-Robinson, Dr Miranda Blake, Ms Sherridan Cluff, Ms Victoria Hobbs, Dr Courtney Barnes, Mx Tari Bowling, Dr Shaan Naughton, Ms Maria del Carmen Vargas Ares, Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Kate Huggins

The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre - Rapid Response Research Grant Program

  • 2022: $25,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report