Sara C Folta

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Watching children watch food advertisements on TV
    Sara C Folta
    Prev Med 46:177-8. 2008
  2. pmc A qualitative study of leadership characteristics among women who catalyze positive community change
    Sara C Folta
    John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 150 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:383. 2012
  3. pmc School's out: what are urban children doing? The Summer Activity Study of Somerville Youth (SASSY)
    Alison Tovar
    John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity Prevention, Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 0211, USA
    BMC Pediatr 10:16. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Reducing cardiovascular disease risk in sedentary, overweight women: strategies for the cardiovascular specialist
    Sara C Folta
    John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 25:497-501. 2010
  5. pmc The StrongWomen-Healthy Hearts program: reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors in rural sedentary, overweight, and obese midlife and older women
    Sara C Folta
    John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 150 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1271-7. 2009
  6. pmc Factors related to cardiovascular disease risk reduction in midlife and older women: a qualitative study
    Sara C Folta
    John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A06. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessing the use of school public address systems to deliver nutrition messages to children: Shape up Somerville--audio adventures
    Sara C Folta
    John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Sch Health 76:459-64; quiz 482-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors associated with young elementary school children's intentions to consume legumes: a test of the theory of reasoned action
    Sara C Folta
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 150 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:13-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Food advertising targeted at school-age children: a content analysis
    Sara C Folta
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:244-8. 2006
  10. pmc Retooling food service for early elementary school students in Somerville, Massachusetts: the Shape Up Somerville experience
    Jeanne P Goldberg
    Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A103. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Watching children watch food advertisements on TV
    Sara C Folta
    Prev Med 46:177-8. 2008
  2. pmc A qualitative study of leadership characteristics among women who catalyze positive community change
    Sara C Folta
    John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 150 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:383. 2012
    ..The second purpose of this study is to understand best practices for training and nurturing women leaders, to maximize their effectiveness in creating social change...
  3. pmc School's out: what are urban children doing? The Summer Activity Study of Somerville Youth (SASSY)
    Alison Tovar
    John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity Prevention, Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 0211, USA
    BMC Pediatr 10:16. 2010
    ..A secondary goal of this pilot study was to learn what children eat during the summer months...
  4. doi request reprint Reducing cardiovascular disease risk in sedentary, overweight women: strategies for the cardiovascular specialist
    Sara C Folta
    John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 25:497-501. 2010
    ..To describe the issue of cardiovascular disease in women, and to discuss evidence-based strategies for promoting lifestyle changes to reduce risk in sedentary, overweight women...
  5. pmc The StrongWomen-Healthy Hearts program: reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors in rural sedentary, overweight, and obese midlife and older women
    Sara C Folta
    John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 150 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1271-7. 2009
    ..We tested a community-based intervention designed to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in sedentary midlife and older women who were overweight or obese...
  6. pmc Factors related to cardiovascular disease risk reduction in midlife and older women: a qualitative study
    Sara C Folta
    John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A06. 2008
    ..In this study, we used qualitative methods to better understand knowledge and awareness about CVD in women, perceived threat of CVD, barriers to heart-healthy eating and physical activity, and intervention strategies for behavior change...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessing the use of school public address systems to deliver nutrition messages to children: Shape up Somerville--audio adventures
    Sara C Folta
    John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Sch Health 76:459-64; quiz 482-4. 2006
    ..These results suggest that PA systems show promise as an effective and appropriate communications channel but only in schools that are able to play messages frequently...
  8. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors associated with young elementary school children's intentions to consume legumes: a test of the theory of reasoned action
    Sara C Folta
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 150 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:13-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the utility of the Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) in explaining young elementary school children's intention to consume legumes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Food advertising targeted at school-age children: a content analysis
    Sara C Folta
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 38:244-8. 2006
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  10. pmc Retooling food service for early elementary school students in Somerville, Massachusetts: the Shape Up Somerville experience
    Jeanne P Goldberg
    Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A103. 2009
    ..Changes in the school food environment are a logical target to prevent childhood overweight. We describe the food service component of a 2-year research intervention to prevent excess weight gain in children...
  11. pmc A community-based restaurant initiative to increase availability of healthy menu options in Somerville, Massachusetts: Shape Up Somerville
    Christina D Economos
    New Balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition, John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, 150 Harrison Ave, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A102. 2009
    ..The purpose of this project was to test the feasibility of a community-based restaurant initiative that targets families and young children...
  12. pmc Using focus groups to develop a bone health curriculum for after-school programs
    Sara C Folta
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A06. 2004
    ..Findings led to the development, implementation, and evaluation of a bone health curriculum in the after-school setting...
  13. ncbi request reprint Milk: can a "good" food be so bad?
    Jeanne P Goldberg
    Center on Nutrition Communication, Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Pediatrics 110:826-32. 2002