• 2810 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
20012020

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Research Output

  • 2810 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
  • 76 Article
  • 7 Review article
  • 4 Conference contribution
  • 2 Chapter
2010

Preconception Predictors of Weight Gain During Pregnancy. Prospective Findings from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study

Weisman, C. S., Hillemeier, M. M., Symons Downs, D., Chuang, C. H. & Dyer, A. M., Mar 1 2010, In : Women's Health Issues. 20, 2, p. 126-132 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations
2009
22 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Design of the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study (CePAWHS) strong healthy women intervention: Improving preconceptional health

Downs, D. S., Feinberg, M., Hillemeier, M. M., Weisman, C. S., Chase, G. A., Chuang, C. H., Parrott, R. & Francis, L. A., Jan 1 2009, In : Maternal and child health journal. 13, 1, p. 18-28 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

21 Scopus citations

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

9 Scopus citations

Opportunities for the Primary Prevention of Obesity during Infancy

Paul, I. M., Bartok, C. J., Downs, D. S., Stifter, C. A., 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

70 Scopus citations
2008

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

26 Scopus citations
69 Scopus citations

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

20 Scopus citations

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

18 Scopus citations
43 Scopus citations

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

32 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2007

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

13 Scopus citations

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

26 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations
2006
37 Scopus citations

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

46 Scopus citations

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

87 Scopus citations

Understanding exercise intention in an ethnically diverse sample of postpartum women

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

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., Mar 2006, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 77, 1, p. 91-99 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2005

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

135 Scopus citations

Prospective examination of leisure-time exercise behavior during pregnancy

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

211 Scopus citations
2004

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

137 Scopus citations
38 Scopus citations

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

153 Scopus citations
2003

Examination of the Validity of a Stages of Exercise Change Algorithm

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
64 Scopus citations

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

3 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations
2002

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

24 Scopus citations

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

229 Scopus citations

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

215 Scopus citations

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

42 Scopus citations

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., Nov 2002, In : Journal of Early Adolescence. 22, 4, p. 436-454 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

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

36 Scopus citations
2001

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

26 Scopus citations

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

106 Scopus citations