Danielle Downs

Professor of Kinesiology and Obstetrics & Gynecology

Danielle Downs

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Pregnancy Exercise Weight Gain Obesity Health Women's Health Weights And Measures Pregnant Women Fetal Development Parents Mothers Maternal Health Energy Intake Healthy Diet Parturition Weight Control Postpartum Period Child Health Randomized Controlled Trials Demography Breast Feeding Depression Motivation Guidelines Identification (Control Systems)

Most Recent Papers

System Identification Approaches for Energy Intake Estimation

Penghong Guo, Daniel E. Rivera, Jennifer S. Savage, Emily E. Hohman, Abigail M. Pauley, Krista S. Leonard, Danielle Symons Downs, 2020, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology on p. 63-78

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

Emily W. Harville, Gita D. Mishra, Edwina Yeung, Sunni L. Mumford, Enrique F. Schisterman, Anne Marie Jukic, Elizabeth E. Hatch, Ellen M. Mikkelsen, Hong Jiang, Deborah B. Ehrenthal, Christina A. Porucznik, Joseph B. Stanford, Shi Wu Wen, Alysha Harvey, Danielle Symons Downs, Chittaranjan Yajnik, Donna Santillan, Mark Santillan, Thomas F. McElrath, Jessica G. Woo, Elaine M. Urbina, Jorge E. Chavarro, Daniela Sotres-Alvarez, Lydia Bazzano, Jun Zhang, Anne Steiner, Erica P. Gunderson, Lauren A. Wise, 2019, Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology on p. 490-502

Uncontrolled Eating during Pregnancy Predicts Fetal Growth

Jennifer S. Savage, Emily E. Hohman, Katherine M. McNitt, Abigail M. Pauley, Krista S. Leonard, Tricia Turner, Jaimey M. Pauli, Alison D. Gernand, Daniel E. Rivera, Danielle Symons Downs, 2019, Nutrients

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

Elizabeth L. Adams, Michele E. Marini, Krista S. Leonard, Danielle Symons Downs, Ian M. Paul, Jennifer L. Kraschnewski, Kristen H. Kjerulff, Jennifer S. Savage, 2019, Women's Health Issues on p. 194-200

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

Krista L. Pattison, Jennifer L. Kraschnewski, Erik Lehman, Jennifer S. Savage, Danielle Symons Downs, Krista S. Leonard, Elizabeth L. Adams, Ian M. Paul, Kristen H. Kjerulff, 2019, Preventive Medicine on p. 1-6

A Prospective Examination of Physical Activity Predictors in Pregnant Women with Normal Weight and Overweight/Obesity

Erica L. Rauff, Danielle Symons Downs, 2018, Women's Health Issues on p. 502-508

Individually tailored, adaptive intervention to manage gestational weight gain

Danielle Symons Downs, Jennifer S. Savage, Daniel E. Rivera, Joshua M. Smyth, Barbara J. Rolls, Emily E. Hohman, Katherine M. McNitt, Allen R. Kunselman, Christy Stetter, Abigail M. Pauley, Krista S. Leonard, Penghong Guo, 2018, Journal of medical Internet research

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

Abigail M. Pauley, Emily Hohman, Jennifer S. Savage, Daniel E. Rivera, Penghong Guo, Krista S. Leonard, Danielle Symons Downs, 2018, Journal of Obesity

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

Penghong Guo, Daniel E. Rivera, Abigail M. Pauley, Krista S. Leonard, Jennifer S. Savage, Danielle S. Downs, 2018, IFAC-PapersOnLine on p. 144-149

Evaluation of a physical activity intervention for new parents

Alison Quinlan, Ryan E. Rhodes, Mark R. Beauchamp, Danielle Symons Downs, Darren E.R. Warburton, Chris M. Blanchard, 2017, BMC Public Health

Most-Cited Papers

Postpartum anxiety and maternal-infant health outcomes

Ian M. Paul, Danielle S. Downs, Eric W. Schaefer, Jessica S. Beiler, Carol S. Weisman, 2013, Pediatrics on p. e1218-e1224

Physical activity and pregnancy

Danielle Symons Downs, Lisa Chasan-Taber, Kelly R. Evenson, Jenn Leiferman, Seon Ae Yeo, 2012, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport on p. 485-502

Preconception Predictors of Weight Gain During Pregnancy. Prospective Findings from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study

Carol S. Weisman, Marianne M. Hillemeier, Danielle Symons Downs, Cynthia H. Chuang, Anne Marie Dyer, 2010, Women's Health Issues on p. 126-132

Improving Women's Preconceptional Health

Carol S. Weisman, Marianne M. Hillemeier, Danielle Symons Downs, Mark E. Feinberg, Cynthia H. Chuang, John J. Botti, Anne Marie Dyer, 2011, Women's Health Issues on p. 265-271

Mediating effects of body image satisfaction on exercise behavior, depressive symptoms, and gestational weight gain in pregnancy

Erica L. Rauff, Danielle Symons Downs, 2011, Annals of Behavioral Medicine on p. 381-390

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

Ryan E. Rhodes, Chris M. Blanchard, Cecilia Benoit, Ryna Levy-Milne, Patti Jean Naylor, Danielle Symons Downs, Darren E.R. Warburton, 2014, Journal of Behavioral Medicine on p. 533-542

Transition to overweight or obesity among women of reproductive age

Marianne M. Hillemeier, Carol S. Weisman, Cynthia Chuang, Danielle Symons Downs, Jennifer McCall-Hosenfeld, Fabian Camacho, 2011, Journal of Women's Health on p. 703-710

Hop, skip... no! Explaining adolescent girls' disinclination for physical activity.

Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison, Dorothy L. Schmalz, Danielle Symons Downs, 2010, Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine on p. 290-302

Oh baby! Motivation for healthy eating during parenthood transitions

Rebecca L. Bassett-Gunter, Ryna Levy-Milne, Patti Jean Naylor, Danielle Symons Downs, Cecilia Benoit, Darren E.R. Warburton, Chris M. Blanchard, Ryan E. Rhodes, 2013, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

Preconception predictors of birth outcomes

Carol S. Weisman, Dawn P. Misra, Marianne M. Hillemeier, Danielle Symons Downs, Cynthia H. Chuang, Fabian T. Camacho, Anne Marie Dyer, 2011, Maternal and child health journal on p. 829-835