Danielle Symons Downs, PhD

    • 2765 Citations
    • 27 h-Index
    19952020

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    Research Output

    • 2765 Citations
    • 27 h-Index
    • 76 Article
    • 7 Review article
    • 4 Conference contribution
    • 2 Chapter

    A comparison of theory of planned behavior beliefs and healthy eating between couples without children and first-time parents

    Bassett-Gunter, R. L., Levy-Milne, R., Naylor, P. J., Downs, D. S., Benoit, C., Warburton, D. E. R., Blanchard, C. M. & Rhodes, R. E., May 1 2015, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 47, 3, p. 216-224.e1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7 Scopus citations
    22 Scopus citations

    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

    19 Scopus citations

    A dynamical systems model of intrauterine fetal growth

    Freigoun, M. T., Rivera, D. E., Guo, P., Hohman, E. E., Gernand, A. D., Symons Downs, D. & Savage, J. S., Nov 2 2018, In : Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems. 24, 6, p. 641-667 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1 Scopus citations

    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

    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

    25 Scopus citations
    1 Scopus citations

    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

    28 Scopus citations

    A “Model-on-Demand” Methodology For Energy Intake Estimation to Improve Gestational Weight Control Interventions

    Guo, P., Rivera, D. E., Pauley, A. M., Leonard, K. S., Savage, J. S. & Downs, D. S., Jan 1 2018, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 51, 15, p. 144-149 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    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

    37 Scopus citations

    Belief-level markers of physical activity among young adult couples: comparisons across couples without children and new parents.

    Rhodes, R. E., Blanchard, C. M., Benoit, C., Levy-Milne, R., Naylor, P. J., Symons Downs, D. & Warburton, D. E. R., 2014, In : Psychology & health. 29, 11, p. 1320-1340 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    6 Scopus citations

    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

    23 Scopus citations

    Breastfeeding initiation and duration and child health outcomes in the first baby study

    Pattison, K. L., Kraschnewski, J. L., Lehman, E., Savage, J. S., Downs, D. S., Leonard, K. S., Adams, E. L., Paul, I. M. & Kjerulff, K. H., Jan 2019, In : Preventive Medicine. 118, p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1 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

    104 Scopus citations

    Comparison of the dietary intakes of new parents, second-time parents, and nonparents: A longitudinal cohort study

    Nasuti, G., Blanchard, C., Naylor, P. J., Levy-Milne, R., Warburton, D. E. R., Benoit, C., Downs, D. S. & Rhodes, R. E., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 114, 3, p. 450-456 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    12 Scopus citations

    Control systems engineering for optimizing a prenatal weight gain intervention to regulate infant birth weight

    Savage, J. S., Downs, D. S., Dong, Y. & Rivera, D. E., Jul 2014, In : American journal of public health. 104, 7, p. 1247-1254 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    15 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

    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

    12 Scopus citations
    68 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

    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

    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

    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

    Evaluation of a physical activity intervention for new parents: Protocol paper for a randomized trial

    Quinlan, A., Rhodes, R. E., Beauchamp, M. R., Symons Downs, D., Warburton, D. E. R. & Blanchard, C. M., Nov 9 2017, In : BMC Public Health. 17, 1, 875.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    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

    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

    227 Scopus citations
    63 Scopus citations

    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

    136 Scopus citations

    Gestational Weight Gain Intervention Impacts Determinants of Healthy Eating and Exercise in Overweight/Obese Pregnant Women

    Pauley, A. M., Hohman, E., Savage, J. S., Rivera, D. E., Guo, P., Leonard, K. S. & Symons Downs, D., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Obesity. 2018, 6469170.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    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

    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

    21 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

    212 Scopus citations

    Hybrid model predictive control for optimizing gestational weight gain behavioral interventions

    Dong, Y., Rivera, D. E., Downs, D. S., Williams, J. S., Thomas, D. M. & Collins, L. M., Sep 11 2013, 2013 American Control Conference, ACC 2013. p. 1970-1975 6 p. 6580124. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference).

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

    17 Scopus citations

    Hybrid model predictive control for sequential decision policies in adaptive behavioral interventions

    Dong, Y., Deshpande, S., Rivera, D. E., Downs, D. S. & Savage, J. S., Jan 1 2014, 2014 American Control Conference, ACC 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 4198-4203 6 p. 6859462. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference).

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

    8 Scopus citations
    5 Scopus citations

    Impact of imposed exercise on energy intake in children at risk for overweight

    Fearnbach, S. N., Masterson, T. D., Schlechter, H. A., Ross, A. J., Rykaczewski, M. J., Loken, E., Downs, D. S., Thivel, D. & Keller, K. L., Oct 21 2016, In : Nutrition Journal. 15, 1, 92.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations
    44 Scopus citations
    42 Scopus citations
    4 Scopus citations

    Individually Tailored, Adaptive Intervention to Manage Gestational Weight Gain: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial in Women With Overweight and Obesity

    Symons Downs, D., Savage, J. S., Rivera, D. E., Smyth, J. M., Rolls, B. J., Hohman, E. E., McNitt, K. M., Kunselman, A. R., Stetter, C., Pauley, A. M., Leonard, K. S. & Guo, P., Jun 8 2018, In : JMIR research protocols. 7, 6, p. e150

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Influences of prior miscarriage and weight status on perinatal psychological well-being, exercise motivation and behavior

    Devlin, C. A., Huberty, J. & Downs, D. S., Dec 1 2016, In : Midwifery. 43, p. 29-36 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1 Scopus citations
    41 Scopus citations

    Moderators of Youth Exercise Intention and Behavior

    Ellis, R., Kosma, M. & Downs, D. S., Jun 1 2013, In : Health Education and Behavior. 40, 3, p. 305-310 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    4 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

    41 Scopus citations

    Obesity and physical activity during pregnancy and postpartum: Evidence, guidelines, and recommendations

    Downs, D. S., Evenson, K. R. & Chasan-Taber, L., Jan 1 2014, Obesity During Pregnancy in Clinical Practice. Springer-Verlag London Ltd, p. 183-227 45 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    5 Scopus citations

    Obesity in Special Populations. Pregnancy.

    Downs, D. S., Mar 1 2016, In : Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 43, 1, p. 109-120 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    2 Scopus citations

    Objectively assessing treadmill walking during the second and third pregnancy trimesters

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    14 Scopus citations

    Oh baby! Motivation for healthy eating during parenthood transitions: A longitudinal examination with a theory of planned behavior perspective

    Bassett-Gunter, R. L., Levy-Milne, R., Naylor, P. J., Downs, D. S., Benoit, C., Warburton, D. E. R., Blanchard, C. M. & Rhodes, R. E., Jul 6 2013, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 10, 88.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    17 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

    68 Scopus citations
    37 Scopus citations