• 2709 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
19952020
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Research Output 2001 2020

  • 2709 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 76 Article
  • 7 Review article
  • 4 Conference contribution
  • 2 Chapter
4 Citations (Scopus)
Weight Gain
Randomized Controlled Trials
Obesity
Exercise
Pregnancy
42 Citations (Scopus)
Women's Health
health
Food
food
Exercise
44 Citations (Scopus)
Women's Health
pregnancy
health
Weight Gain
Pregnancy
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Energy Intake
Exercise
Energy Metabolism
Meals
Lunch
5 Citations (Scopus)
Illness Behavior
Wounds and Injuries
Thinness
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Model predictive control
Decision making
Sampling
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

Model predictive control
Weight control
Public health
Education
Controllers
209 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
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
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

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

Weight Gain
Pregnant Women
Exercise
Food
Feeding Behavior
132 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
62 Citations (Scopus)
Second Pregnancy Trimester
Pregnant Women
Exercise
pregnancy
Pregnancy
219 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
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Maintenance
Body Mass Index
Research Personnel
Surveys and Questionnaires

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

Parents
Exercise
Postpartum Period
Fathers
Mothers
132 Citations (Scopus)

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

Exercise
Economics
Research Personnel
Psychology
Health
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
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
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
65 Citations (Scopus)
Postpartum Depression
Body Image
Exercise
Depression
Pregnancy
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
21 Citations (Scopus)

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

Women's Health
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnancy
Health Behavior
Premature Birth
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

Williams, J. S., Downs, D. S., Dong, Y. & Rivera, D. E., Jan 1 2014, In : American journal of public health. 104, 7, p. 1247-1254 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Birth Weight
Weight Gain
Exercise
Feeding Behavior
Postpartum Period
11 Citations (Scopus)

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

fathers
cohort studies
Fathers
Longitudinal Studies
food intake
101 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

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

Breast Feeding
Obesity
Weights and Measures
Pediatric Obesity
Constipation
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
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Young Adult
Parents
Exercise
Mothers
Accelerometry
37 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 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

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

Weight control
Energy Intake
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
National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.) Health and Medicine Division
medicine
1 Citation (Scopus)
pregnancy
Pregnant Women
Obesity
Exercise
Weights and Measures
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
25 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
1 Citation (Scopus)

A dynamical systems model of intrauterine fetal growth

Freigoun, M. T., Rivera, D. E., Guo, P., Hohman, E., Gernand, A. D., Downs, D. S. & Williams, 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

Dynamical systems
Dynamical system
Oils and fats
Energy balance
Obesity
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
22 Citations (Scopus)
Exercise
Fathers
Body Mass Index
Body Image
Physical Education and Training
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Parents
Feeding Behavior
Vegetables
Fruit
Healthy Diet