• 2848 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
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Research Output

  • 2848 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
  • 77 Article
  • 8 Review article
  • 4 Conference contribution
  • 2 Chapter
Article

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 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

27 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

26 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

38 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

7 Scopus citations

Body image in middle school children

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 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

2 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

13 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

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
70 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

Differences between accelerometer cut point methods among midlife women with cardiovascular risk markers

Arigo, D., Mogle, J. A., Brown, M. M., Roberts, S. R., Pasko, K., Butryn, M. L. & Downs, D. S., May 1 2020, In : Menopause (New York, N.Y.). 27, 5, p. 559-567 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

231 Scopus citations
64 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

218 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

9 Scopus citations
44 Scopus citations
43 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
42 Scopus citations

Moderators of Youth Exercise Intention and Behavior

Ellis, R., Kosma, M. & Symons Downs, D., Jun 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

43 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

15 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

18 Scopus citations
37 Scopus citations

Patterns of Gestational Weight Gain and Infants Born Large-for-Gestational Age Across Consecutive Pregnancies

Adams, E. L., Marini, M. E., Leonard, K. S., Downs, D. S., Paul, I. M., Kraschnewski, J. L., Kjerulff, K. H. & Savage, J. S., Mar 1 2019, In : Women's Health Issues. 29, 2, p. 194-200 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Perceived exertion during exercise is associated with children's energy intake

Fearnbach, S. N., Masterson, T. D., Schlechter, H. A., Loken, E., Downs, D. S., Thivel, D. & Keller, K. L., Jan 1 2017, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 49, 4, p. 785-792 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 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

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., Dec 2012, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 83, 4, p. 485-502 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations

Physical activity and sedentary behavior across 12 months in cohort samples of couples without children, expecting their first child, and expecting their second child

Rhodes, R. E., Blanchard, C. M., Benoit, C., Levy-Milne, R., Naylor, P. J., Symons Downs, D. & Warburton, D. E. R., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 37, 3, p. 533-542 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 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

Postpartum anxiety and maternal-infant health outcomes

Paul, I. M., Downs, D. S., Schaefer, E. W., Beiler, J. S. & Weisman, C. S., Apr 2013, In : Pediatrics. 131, 4, p. e1218-e1224

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

94 Scopus citations

Postpartum Mothers’ Leisure-Time Exercise Behavior is Linked to Positive Emotion During Partner Discussions

Hutt, R. L., Moore, G. A., Mammen, M. A. & Symons Downs, D., Oct 2 2017, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 88, 4, p. 447-454 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle