PUBLICATIONS


Symons Downs, D., & Hausenblas, H. A. (in press). Pregnant women’s third trimester exercise intention and behavior: Application of the theory of planned behavior. Psychology and Health.

Symons Downs, D. (2006). Understanding exercise intention in an ethnically diverse sample of postpartum women. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 28, 159-170.

Symons Downs, D., & Ulbrecht, J. (2006). Exercise and gestational diabetes: An elicitation study based on the theory of planned behavior. Diabetes Care, 29, 236-240.

Symons Downs, D., Graham, G. M., Bargainnier, S., Yang, S., & Vasil, J. (2006). Examining exercise intention and behavior among youth meeting and not meeting current activity recommendations: Application of the theory of planned behavior. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 77, 91-99.

Weisman CS, Hillemeier MM, Chase GA, Dyer AM, Baker SA, Feinberg M, Symons Downs D, Parrott RL, Cecil HK, Botti JJ, MacNeill C, Chuang CH, Yost B. (2006). Preconceptional health: Risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes by reproductive life stage in the Central Pennsylvania women's health study (CePAWHS). Women's Health Issues, 16(4), 216-226.

Krahnstoever Davison, K., Symons Downs, D., & Birch, L. L. (2006). Perceived athletic competence and parental support as predictors of girls’ physical activity: What comes first? Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 77, 23-31.

Hausenblas, H. A., & Symons Downs, D. (2005). Moving to the beat: Examining leisure-time exercise behavior and pregnancy. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 17, 240-246.

Symons Downs, D., & Hausenblas, H. A. (2005). Applying the theories of reasoned action and planned behavior to exercise: A meta-analytic update. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2, 76-97.

Symons Downs, D., & Hausenblas, H. A. (2005). Elicitation studies and the theory of planned behavior: A systematic review of exercise beliefs. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 6, 1-31.

Symons Downs, D., Hausenblas, H. A., Nigg, C. A. (2004). Factorial validity and psychometric examination of theexercise dependence scale-revised. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 8, 183-201.

Hausenblas, H. A., & Symons Downs, D. (2004). Prospective examination of the theory of planned behavior applied to exercise behavior during women’s first trimester of pregnancy. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 22, 199-210.

Symons Downs, D., & Singer, R. N. (2004). Goal setting and implementation intentions: Preliminary support for increasing exercise behavior. Journal of Human Movement Studies, 45, 419-432.

Symons Downs, D., & Hausenblas, H. A. (2004). I can’t stop: The relationship among primary exercise dependence symptoms, injury/illness behaviors, and motives for exercise continuance. Journal of Human Movement Studies, 45, 359-375.

Symons Downs, D., & Hausenblas, H. A. (2004). Exercising during pregnancy and postpartum: An elicitation study using the framework of the theory of planned behavior. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 49, 138-144.

Symons Downs, D., & Hausenblas, H. A. (2003). Pregnant women’s exercise intention and behavior:A prospective examination of the theory of planned behavior. Women’s Health Issues, 13(6), 222-228.

Hausenblas, H. A., Dannecker, E. A., & Symons Downs, D. (2003). Validity of the leisure-time exercise questionnaire and stages of exercise change construct. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 33, 1179-1189.

Symons Downs, D., & Abwender, D. A. (2002). Evidence of neuropsychological impairment in soccer athletes. Journal of Sportsmedicine and Physical Fitness, 42, 103-107.

Hausenblas, H. A., Nigg, C. R., Symons Downs, D., Fleming, D. S., & Connaughton, D. P. (2002).Perceptions of exercise, barrier self-efficacy, and decisional balance for middle-level school students. Journal of Early Adolescence, 22, 436-454.

Hausenblas, H. A., Symons Downs, D., Fleming, D. S., & Connaughton, D. P. (2002). Body image in middle school children. The Journal of Eating and Weight Disorders, 7, 244-248.

Hausenblas, H. A., & Symons Downs, D. (2002). A review of exercise dependence. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 3, 89-123.

Hausenblas, H. A., & Symons Downs, D. (2002). How much is too much? The development and validation of the exercise dependence scale. Psychology and Health, 17(4), 387-404.

Hausenblas, H. A., & Symons Downs, D. (2002). Relationship among sex, imagery, and exercise dependence symptoms. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 16, 169-172.

Hausenblas, H. A., & Symons Downs, D. (2001). Comparison of body image between athletes and nonathletes: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 13, 323-339.

Hausenblas, H. A., Nigg, C. R., Dannecker, E. A., Symons, D. A., Ellis, S. R., Fallon, E. A., Focht, B. C., & Loving, M. G. (2001). A missing piece of the transtheoretical model applied to exercise: Development and validation of the temptation to not exercise scale. Psychology and Health, 16, 381-390.

Singer, R, N., Symons Downs, D., Bouchard, L., & de la Pena, D. (2001). The influence of a process versus outcome orientation on tennis performance and knowledge. Journal of Sport Behavior, 24, 213-222.


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