Kevin M Leyden

Summary

Affiliation: West Virginia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Social capital and the built environment: the importance of walkable neighborhoods
    Kevin M Leyden
    Department of Political Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 6317, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1546-51. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Changing the hearts and minds of policy makers: an exploratory study associated with the West Virginia Walks campaign
    Kevin M Leyden
    Department of Political Science and Institute for Public Affairs, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:204-7. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint WV Walks: replication with expanded reach
    Bill Reger-Nash
    Dept of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:19-27. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The importance of being parsimonious: reliability of a brief community walkability assessment instrument
    Thomas K Bias
    West Virginia University, Department of Political Science, PO Box 6317, Morgantown, WV 26506 6317, USA
    Health Place 16:755-8. 2010
  5. pmc The C8 health project: design, methods, and participants
    Stephanie J Frisbee
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 9105, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1873-82. 2009

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Social capital and the built environment: the importance of walkable neighborhoods
    Kevin M Leyden
    Department of Political Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 6317, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1546-51. 2003
    ..I sought to examine whether pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use neighborhoods encourage enhanced levels of social and community engagement (i.e., social capital)...
  2. doi request reprint Changing the hearts and minds of policy makers: an exploratory study associated with the West Virginia Walks campaign
    Kevin M Leyden
    Department of Political Science and Institute for Public Affairs, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:204-7. 2008
    ..To pilot test whether West Virginia Walks changed local policy makers' awareness of walking-related issues...
  3. ncbi request reprint WV Walks: replication with expanded reach
    Bill Reger-Nash
    Dept of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:19-27. 2008
    ..WV Walks replicated the Wheeling Walks community-wide campaign methodology to promote physical activity...
  4. doi request reprint The importance of being parsimonious: reliability of a brief community walkability assessment instrument
    Thomas K Bias
    West Virginia University, Department of Political Science, PO Box 6317, Morgantown, WV 26506 6317, USA
    Health Place 16:755-8. 2010
    ..71 and an observed agreement of 81.6%). The LWI is discussed in the context of other survey instruments designed to measure perceived walkability and found to be a useful addition because of its brevity and ease of use...
  5. pmc The C8 health project: design, methods, and participants
    Stephanie J Frisbee
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 9105, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1873-82. 2009
    ..The settlement stemmed from the perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA, or C8) contamination of drinking water in six water districts in two states near the DuPont Washington Works facility near Parkersburg, West Virginia...