Kevin M Leyden
Affiliation: West Virginia University
- Social capital and the built environment: the importance of walkable neighborhoodsKevin 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)...
- 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...
- 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...
- The C8 health project: design, methods, and participantsStephanie 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...