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

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

47 Scopus citations

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

14 Scopus citations

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

64 Scopus citations

Predictors of postpartum exercise according to prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain

Downs, D. S., Leonard, K. S., Beiler, J. S. & Paul, I. M., Oct 2017, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 14, 10, p. 797-807 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Pregnant women exaggerate cautious gait patterns during the transition between level and hill surfaces

Gottschall, J. S., Sheehan, R. C. & Downs, D. S., Oct 1 2013, In : Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 23, 5, p. 1237-1242 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 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

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
38 Scopus citations

Randomized Face-to-face vs. Home exercise interventions in pregnant women with gestational diabetes

Symons Downs, D., DiNallo, J. M., Birch, L. L., Paul, I. M. & Ulbrecht, J. S., May 1 2017, In : Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 30, p. 73-81 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 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
14 Scopus citations

Social cognitive correlates of physical activity 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., Downs, D. S. & Warburton, D. E. R., Aug 2014, In : Health Psychology. 33, 8, p. 792-802 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

State Estimation Under Correlated Partial Measurement Losses: Implications for Weight Control Interventions

Guo, P., Rivera, D. E., Savage, J. S. & Downs, D. S., Jul 2017, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 50, 1, p. 13532-13537 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

System Identification Approaches for Energy Intake Estimation: Enhancing Interventions for Managing Gestational Weight Gain

Guo, P., Rivera, D. E., Savage, J. S., Hohman, E. E., Pauley, A. M., Leonard, K. S. & Downs, D. S., Jan 2020, In : IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. 28, 1, p. 63-78 16 p., 8490737.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

4 Scopus citations

The power of believing: Salient belief predictors of exercise behavior in normal weight, overweight, and obese pregnant women

Downs, D. S., Devlin, C. A. & Rhodes, R. E., Oct 19 2015, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 12, 8, p. 1168-1176 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

The Preconception Period analysis of Risks and Exposures Influencing health and Development (PrePARED) consortium

Harville, E. W., Mishra, G. D., Yeung, E., Mumford, S. L., Schisterman, E. F., Jukic, A. M., Hatch, E. E., Mikkelsen, E. M., Jiang, H., Ehrenthal, D. B., Porucznik, C. A., Stanford, J. B., Wen, S. W., Harvey, A., Symons Downs, D., Yajnik, C., Santillan, D., Santillan, M., McElrath, T. F., Woo, J. G. & 8 others, Urbina, E. M., Chavarro, J. E., Sotres-Alvarez, D., Bazzano, L., Zhang, J., Steiner, A., Gunderson, E. P. & Wise, L. A., Nov 1 2019, In : Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 33, 6, p. 490-502 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
5 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

215 Scopus citations

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

28 Scopus citations

Uncontrolled Eating during Pregnancy Predicts Fetal Growth: The Healthy Mom Zone Trial

Savage, J. S., Hohman, E. E., McNitt, K. M., Pauley, A. M., Leonard, K. S., Turner, T., Pauli, J. M., Gernand, A. D., Rivera, D. E. & Symons Downs, D., Apr 21 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uncontrolled Eating during Pregnancy Predicts Fetal Growth: The Healthy Mom Zone Trial

Savage, J. S., Hohman, E. E., McNitt, K. M., Pauley, A. M., Leonard, K. S., Turner, T., Pauli, J. M., Gernand, A. D., Rivera, D. E. & Symons Downs, D., Apr 21 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Understanding exercise beliefs and behaviors in women with gestational diabetes mellitus

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
88 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

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

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

154 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