• 2649 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
19952019
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Research Output 2001 2019

  • 2649 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 75 Article
  • 7 Review article
  • 4 Conference contribution
  • 2 Chapter
2001
24 Citations (Scopus)

A missing piece of the transtheoretical model applied to exercise: Development and validation of the temptation to not exercise scale

Hausenblas, H. A., Nigg, C. R., Dannecker, E. A., Downs, D. S., Gardner, R. E., Fallon, E. A., Focht, B. C. & Loving, M. G., Jan 1 2001, In : Psychology and Health. 16, 4, p. 381-390 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Efficacy
Statistical Factor Analysis
Research
96 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of Body Image between Athletes and Nonathletes: A Meta-Analytic Review

Hausenblas, H. A. & Downs, D. S., Sep 1 2001, In : Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. 13, 3, p. 323-339 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Body Image
Athletes
Research
Epidemiologic Effect Modifiers
Esthetics
2002
23 Citations (Scopus)

Body image in middle school children

Hausenblas, H. A., Downs, D. S., Fleming, D. S. & Connaughton, D. P., Jan 1 2002, In : Eating and Weight Disorders. 7, 3, p. 244-248 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Image
Body Mass Index
Anxiety
211 Citations (Scopus)

Exercise dependence: A systematic review

Hausenblas, H. A. & Downs, D. S., Jan 1 2002, In : Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 3, 2, p. 89-123 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Research
Feeding and Eating Disorders
202 Citations (Scopus)

How much is too much? The development and validation of the exercise dependence scale

Hausenblas, H. A. & Downs, D. S., Aug 1 2002, In : Psychology and Health. 17, 4, p. 387-404 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Efficacy
Substance-Related Disorders
Perfectionism
40 Citations (Scopus)

Neuropsychological impairment in soccer athletes

Downs, D. S. & Abwender, D., Apr 17 2002, In : Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. 42, 1, p. 103-107 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soccer
Athletes
Neuropsychological Tests
Reaction Time
Sports
17 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptions of exercise stages, barrier self-efficacy, and decisional balance for middle-level school students

Hausenblas, H. A., Nigg, C. R., Downs, D. S., Fleming, D. S. & Connaughton, D. P., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Early Adolescence. 22, 4, p. 436-454 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Efficacy
schoolchild
self-efficacy
Exercise
Students
36 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship among sex, imagery, and exercise dependence symptoms

Hausenblas, H. A. & Downs, D. S., Jun 24 2002, In : Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. 16, 2, p. 169-172 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Imagery (Psychotherapy)
Exercise
Aptitude
Sex Characteristics
2003
10 Citations (Scopus)

Examination of the Validity of a Stages of Exercise Change Algorithm

Hausenblas, H. A., Dannecker, E. A. & Downs, D. S., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 33, 6, p. 1179-1189 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maintenance
Body Mass Index
Research Personnel
Surveys and Questionnaires
62 Citations (Scopus)
Second Pregnancy Trimester
Pregnant Women
Exercise
pregnancy
Pregnancy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Goal setting and implementation intentions: Preliminary support for increasing exercise behavior

Downs, D. S. & Singer, R. N., Dec 1 2003, In : Journal of Human Movement Studies. 45, 5, p. 419-432 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Analysis of Variance
Students
5 Citations (Scopus)
Illness Behavior
Wounds and Injuries
Thinness
2004
124 Citations (Scopus)

Factorial validity and psychometric examination of the exercise dependence scale-revised

Downs, D. S., Hausenblas, H. A. & Nigg, C. R., Jan 1 2004, In : Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science. 8, 4, p. 183-201 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Psychometrics
Exercise
Reproducibility of Results
Research
Statistical Factor Analysis
37 Citations (Scopus)
First Pregnancy Trimester
Exercise
Pregnant Women
Pregnancy
Behavior Control
143 Citations (Scopus)

Women's exercise beliefs and behaviors during their pregnancy and postpartum

Symons Downs, D. & Hausenblas, H. A., Mar 1 2004, In : Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health. 49, 2, p. 138-144 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postpartum Period
Exercise
Pregnancy
Spouses
Nausea
2005
128 Citations (Scopus)

Elicitation studies and the theory of planned behavior: A systematic review of exercise beliefs

Downs, D. S. & Hausenblas, H. A., Jan 1 2005, In : Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 6, 1, p. 1-31 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Economics
Research Personnel
Psychology
Health
11 Citations (Scopus)

Prospective examination of leisure-time exercise behavior during pregnancy

Hausenblas, H. A. & Downs, D. S., Sep 1 2005, In : Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. 17, 3, p. 240-246 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leisure Activities
Pregnancy
200 Citations (Scopus)

The theories of reasoned action and planned behavior applied to exercise: A Meta-analytic Update

Downs, D. S. & Hausenblas, H. A., Jan 1 2005, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2, 1, p. 76-97 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidemiologic Effect Modifiers
Sample Size
Publications
Research Personnel
2006
37 Citations (Scopus)

Pathways linking perceived athletic competence and parental support at age 9 years to girls’ physical activity at age 11 years

Davison, K. K., Downs, D. S. & Birch, L. L., Jan 1 2006, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 77, 1, p. 23-31 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Competency
Sports
Exercise
Fathers
Parents
46 Citations (Scopus)

Preconceptional health: Risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes by reproductive life stage in the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study (CePAWHS)

Weisman, C. S., Hillemeier, M. M., Chase, G. A., Dyer, A. M., Baker, S. A., Feinberg, M., Symons Downs, D., Parrott, R. L., Cecil, H. K., Botti, J. J., MacNeill, C., Chuang, C. H. & Yost, B., Jul 1 2006, In : Women's Health Issues. 16, 4, p. 216-224 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Women's Health
Pregnancy Outcome
health risk
pregnancy
Health
85 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding exercise beliefs and behaviors in women with gestational diabetes mellitus

Downs, D. S. & Ulbrecht, J., Jul 28 2006, In : Diabetes Care. 29, 2, p. 236-240 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gestational Diabetes
Exercise
Postpartum Period
Pregnancy
Postal Service
2 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding exercise intention in an ethnically diverse sample of postpartum women

Downs, D. S., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 28, 2, p. 159-170 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postpartum Period
Exercise
Motivation
Regression Analysis
Economics
14 Citations (Scopus)

Youth exercise intention and past exercise behavior: Examining the moderating influences of sex and meeting exercise recommendations

Downs, D. S., Graham, G. M., Yang, S., Bargainnier, S. & Vasil, J., Jan 1 2006, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 77, 1, p. 91-99 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Group Processes
Guidelines
2007
12 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of Eating Attitudes among Overweight and Nonoverweight Adolescents

Downs, D. S., DiNallo, J. M., Williams, J. S. & Davison, K. K., Aug 1 2007, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 41, 2, p. 138-145 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eating
Exercise
Body Mass Index
Depression
Physical Education and Training
26 Citations (Scopus)

Pregnant women's third trimester exercise behaviors, body mass index, and pregnancy outcomes

Downs, D. S. & Hausenblas, H. A., Jul 1 2007, In : Psychology and Health. 22, 5, p. 545-559 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Third Pregnancy Trimester
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnant Women
Body Mass Index
Exercise
5 Citations (Scopus)
Gestational Diabetes
chronic illness
Exercise
Risk Reduction Behavior
fitness
2008
25 Citations (Scopus)

A multilevel examination of exercise intention and behavior during pregnancy

Hausenblas, H., Downs, D. S., Giacobbi, P., Tuccitto, D. & Cook, B., Jun 1 2008, In : Social Science and Medicine. 66, 12, p. 2555-2561 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pregnancy
Exercise
Pregnancy
examination
Second Pregnancy Trimester
64 Citations (Scopus)
Postpartum Depression
Body Image
Exercise
Depression
Pregnancy
20 Citations (Scopus)

Development and evaluation of a multimedia CD-ROM for exercise during pregnancy and postpartum

Hausenblas, H. A., Brewer, B. W., Van Raalte, J. L., Cook, B., Downs, D. S., Weis, C. A., Nigg, C. & Cruz, A., Feb 1 2008, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 70, 2, p. 215-219 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

CD-ROM
Multimedia
Postpartum Period
Exercise
Self Efficacy
17 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of abstinence from habitual involvement in regular exercise on feeling states: An ecological momentary assessment study

Hausenblas, H. A., Gauvin, L., Downs, D. S. & Duley, A. R., May 1 2008, In : British Journal of Health Psychology. 13, 2, p. 237-255 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emotions
Ecological Momentary Assessment
Exercise
Equipment and Supplies
37 Citations (Scopus)
Women's Health
health
Food
food
Exercise
32 Citations (Scopus)

Plausible Reports of Energy Intake May Predict Body Mass Index in Pre-Adolescent Girls

Savage, J. S., Mitchell, D. C., Smiciklas-Wright, H., Symons Downs, D. & Birch, L. L., Jan 1 2008, In : Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 108, 1, p. 131-135 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy Intake
body mass index
energy intake
Body Mass Index
Weights and Measures
22 Citations (Scopus)

Walking for health in pregnancy: Assessment by indirect calorimetry and accelerometry

DiNallo, J. M., Williams, N., Downs, D. S. & Le Masurier, G. C., Jan 1 2008, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 79, 1, p. 28-35 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accelerometry
Indirect Calorimetry
Walking
Pregnant Women
Pregnancy
2009
22 Citations (Scopus)
Exercise
Fathers
Body Mass Index
Body Image
Physical Education and Training
36 Citations (Scopus)

Baby steps: Pedometer-determined and self-reported leisure-time exercise behaviors of pregnant women

Downs, D. S., LeMasurier, G. C. & DiNallo, J. M., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 6, 1, p. 63-72 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leisure Activities
Pregnant Women
Exercise
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Maintenance
20 Citations (Scopus)
Women's Health
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnancy
Health Behavior
Premature Birth
9 Citations (Scopus)

Does physical activity intensity moderate social cognition and behavior relationships?

Scott, F., Rhodes, R. E. & Downs, D. S., Nov 1 2009, In : Journal of American College Health. 58, 3, p. 213-222 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition
Public Health
Structural Models
Motivation
66 Citations (Scopus)

Opportunities for the Primary Prevention of Obesity during Infancy

Paul, I., Bartok, C. J., Downs, D. S., Stifter, C., Ventura, A. K. & Birch, L. L., Dec 23 2009, In : Advances in pediatrics. 56, 1, p. 107-133 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Primary Prevention
Obesity
Growth Charts
Growth
Comorbidity
2010
21 Citations (Scopus)

Hop, skip... no! Explaining adolescent girls' disinclination for physical activity.

Davison, K. K., Schmalz, D. L. & Downs, D. S., Jun 1 2010, In : Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. 39, 3, p. 290-302 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Humulus
Exercise
Mental Competency
Reproducibility of Results
61 Citations (Scopus)
Women's Health
Weight Gain
pregnancy
Pregnancy
health
2011
44 Citations (Scopus)
Women's Health
pregnancy
health
Weight Gain
Pregnancy
36 Citations (Scopus)
Body Image
Weight Gain
Exercise
Depression
Pregnancy
14 Citations (Scopus)

Preconception predictors of birth outcomes: Prospective findings from the central Pennsylvania women's health study

Weisman, C. S., Misra, D. P., Hillemeier, M. M., Downs, D. S., Chuang, C. H., Camacho, F. T. & Dyer, A. M., Oct 1 2011, In : Maternal and Child Health Journal. 15, 7, p. 829-835 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Women's Health
Fetal Development
Parturition
Mothers
Live Birth
22 Citations (Scopus)

Transition to overweight or obesity among women of reproductive age

Hillemeier, M. M., Weisman, C. S., Chuang, C., Downs, D. S., McCall-Hosenfeld, J. & Camacho, F., May 1 2011, In : Journal of Women's Health. 20, 5, p. 703-710 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
Weights and Measures
Body Mass Index
Exercise
Odds Ratio
2012
18 Citations (Scopus)

A dynamical systems model for improving gestational weight gain behavioral interventions

Dong, Y., Rivera, D. E., Thomas, D. M., Navarro-Barrientos, J. E., Downs, D. S., Williams, J. S. & Collins, L. M., 2012, 2012 American Control Conference, ACC 2012. p. 4059-4064 6 p. 6315424

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dynamical systems
Model predictive control
Public health
Energy balance
14 Citations (Scopus)

Objectively assessing treadmill walking during the second and third pregnancy trimesters

DiNallo, J. M., Downs, D. S. & Masurier, G. L., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 9, 1, p. 21-28 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Third Pregnancy Trimester
Second Pregnancy Trimester
Walking
Pregnancy
Exercise
82 Citations (Scopus)

Physical activity and pregnancy: Past and present evidence and future recommendations

Downs, D. S., Chasan-Taber, L., Evenson, K. R., Leiferman, J. & Yeo, S. A., Jan 1 2012, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 83, 4, p. 485-502 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pregnancy
Research Personnel
Gestational Diabetes
Insurance Benefits
Pre-Eclampsia
46 Citations (Scopus)

Review of self-reported physical activity assessments for pregnancy: Summary of the evidence for validity and reliability

Evenson, K. R., Chasan-Taber, L., Downs, D. S. & Pearce, E. E., Sep 1 2012, In : Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 26, 5, p. 479-494 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Reproducibility of Results
Exercise
Pregnancy
Pregnant Women
Vietnam
4 Citations (Scopus)

The moderating influence of asthma diagnosis on biobehavioral health characteristics of women of reproductive age

Carter, R. M., Downs, D. S., Bascom, R., Dyer, A. M. & Weisman, C. S., Feb 1 2012, In : Maternal and child health journal. 16, 2, p. 448-455 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Women's Health
Asthma
Pregnancy Outcome
Health Status Indicators
Reproductive History
2013
26 Citations (Scopus)

Association of prenatal physical activity and gestational weight gain: Results from the first baby study

Kraschnewski, J. L., Chuang, C. H., Downs, D. S., Weisman, C. S., McCamant, E. L., Baptiste-Roberts, K., Zhu, J. & Kjerulff, K. H., Jul 1 2013, In : Women's Health Issues. 23, 4, p. e233-e238

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

baby
Weight Gain
Exercise
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