Affiliation: West Virginia University
- Wheeling walks: evaluation of a media-based community interventionBill Reger-Nash
Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 26506 9190, USA
Fam Community Health 28:64-78. 2005....
- The cost-effectiveness of 1% or less media campaigns promoting low-fat milk consumptionMargo G Wootan
Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, DC, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 2:A05. 2005..85 dollars per person to elicit a switch. CONCLUSION: Population-based campaigns using a combination of paid advertising and media relations strategies can be a cost-effective way to promote a behavior change in a community...
- Wheeling Walks: a community campaign using paid media to encourage walking among sedentary older adultsBill Reger
Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
Prev Med 35:285-92. 2002..Mass media may effect communitywide changes in health awareness, attitude, and behavior, but the approach remains unproven for physical activity...
- BC Walks: replication of a communitywide physical activity campaignBill Reger-Nash
Department of Community Medicine, PO Box 9190, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A90. 2006..Social marketing strategies may promote positive changes in physical activity levels among insufficiently active individuals...
- WV Walks: replication with expanded reachBill 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...
- The importance of being parsimonious: reliability of a brief community walkability assessment instrumentThomas 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...
- Changing the hearts and minds of policy makers: an exploratory study associated with the West Virginia Walks campaignKevin 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...
- Evaluating an insurance-sponsored weight management program with the RE-AIM Model, West Virginia, 2004-2008Christiaan G Abildso
West Virginia University College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, PO Box 6116, Morgantown, WV 26506 6116, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 7:A46. 2010..Our secondary objective was to critique the RE-AIM model and its revised calculation methods...
- Health educator believability and college student self-rated healthKeith J Zullig
Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
J Am Coll Health 60:296-302. 2012..To evaluate the self-rated health (SRH) status among college students who reported receiving the majority of their health-related information from health educators...
- Role of the Mass Media for Promoting Physical Activity *WILLIAM REGER NASH; Fiscal Year: 2006..These outcomes will promote better use of cancer prevention funding. ..