Journal articles

This database lists peer-reviewed journal articles, books and book chapters that include an Institute for Work & Health (IWH) scientist or researcher (past or present) as an author. Clicking any title will allow you to view a detailed citation and, if available, an abstract. For journal articles by IWH and non-IWH researchers in the areas of occupational health and safety, return to work, workers' compensation, public health and others within the IWH mandate, see our Research Alerts.


Cullen KL, Irvin E, Collie A, Clay F, Gensby U, Jennings PA, Hogg-Johnson S, Kristman V, Laberge M, McKenzie D, Newnam S, Palagyi A, Ruseckaite R, Sheppard DM, Shourie S, Steenstra I, Van Eerd D, Amick B. Effectiveness of workplace interventions in return-to-work for musculoskeletal, pain-related and mental health conditions: an update of the evidence and messages for practitioners. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2018;28(1):1–15. doi:10.1007/s10926-016-9690-x.
Kosny A, Newnam S, Collie A. Family matters: compensable injury and the effect on family. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2018;40(8):935-944. doi:10.1080/09638288.2017.1283450.
Smith PM, Huiting M, Glazier R, Gilbert-Ouimet M, Mustard C. The relationship between occupational standing and sitting and incident heart disease over a 12-year period in Ontario, Canada. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2018;187(1):27–33. doi:10.1093/aje/kwx298.


Lane TJ, Lilley R, Hogg-Johnson S, LaMontagne AD, Sim MR, Smith PM. A prospective cohort study of the impact of return-to-work coordinators in getting injured workers back on the job. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2017;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1007/s10926-017-9719-9.
Kennedy CA, Warmington K, Flewelling C, Shupak R, Papachristos A, Jones C, Linton D, Beaton DE, Lineker S, Hogg-Johnson S. A prospective comparison of telemedicine versus in-person delivery of an interprofessional education program for adults with inflammatory arthritis. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 2017;23(2):197-206. doi:10.1177/1357633X16635342.
Steenstra I, Cullen KL, Irvin E, Van Eerd D, Alavinia M, Beaton DE, Geary J, Gignac MA, Gross D, Mahood Q, Macdonald S, Puts M, Scott-Marshall H, Yazdani A. A systematic review of interventions to promote work participation in older workers. Journal of Safety Research. 2017;60:93. doi:10.1016/j.jsr.2016.12.004.
Bielecky A, Ibrahim S, Mustard C, Brisson C, Smith PM. An analysis of measurement invariance in work stress by sex: Are we comparing apples to apples?. JASNH. 2017;13(2):38-48.
McInnes JA, Akram M, MacFarlane EM, Keegel T, Sim MR, Smith PM. Association between high ambient temperature and acute work-related injury: a case-crossover analysis using workers' compensation claims data. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2017;43(1):86. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3602.
Blanchette MA, Rivard M, Dionne CE, Hogg-Johnson S, Steenstra I. Association between the type of first healthcare provider and the duration of financial compensation for occupational back pain. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2017;27(3):382-392. doi:10.1007/s10926-016-9667-9.
Jetha A, Kernan L, Kurowski A. Conceptualizing the dynamics of workplace stress: a systems-based study of nursing aides. BMC Health Services Research. 2017;17(1):12. doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1955-8.
Salbach NM, O'Brien KK, Brooks D, Irvin E, Martino R, Takhar P, Chan S, Howe JA. Considerations for the selection of time-limited walk tests poststroke: a systematic review of test protocols and measurement properties. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. 2017;41(1):3. doi:10.1097/NPT.0000000000000159.
Robson LS, Ibrahim S, Hogg-Johnson S, Steenstra I, Van Eerd D, Amick B. Developing leading indicators from OHS management audit data: determining the measurement properties of audit data from the field. Journal of Safety Research. 2017;61:93. doi:10.1016/j.jsr.2017.02.008.
Carnide N, Hogg-Johnson S, Cote P, Irvin E, Van Eerd D, Koehoorn M, Furlan AD. Early prescription opioid use for musculoskeletal disorders and work outcomes: a systematic review of the literature. Clinical Journal of Pain. 2017;33(7):647. doi:10.1097/AJP.0000000000000452.
Kosny A, Santos I, Reid A. Employment in a 'land of opportunity?' immigrants' experiences of racism and discrimination in the Australian workplace. Journal of International Migration and Integration. 2017;18(2):483-497. doi:10.1007/s12134-016-0482-0.
Breslin FC, Lay AM, Jetha A, Smith PM. Examining occupational health and safety vulnerability among Canadian workers with disabilities. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2017;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1080/09638288.2017.1327985.
Bunzli S, Singh N, Mazza D, Collie A, Kosny A, Ruseckaite R, Brijnath B. Fear of (re)injury and return to work following compensable injury: qualitative insights from key stakeholders in Victoria, Australia. BMC Public Health. 2017;17(1):313. doi:10.1186/s12889-017-4226-7.
Amick B, Lee H, Hogg-Johnson S, Katz JN, Brouwer S, Franche RL, Bultmann U. How do organizational policies and practices affect return to work and work role functioning following a musculoskeletal injury?. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2017;27(3):393-404. doi:10.1007/s10926-016-9668-8.
Schieir O, Tosevski C, Glazier RH, Hogg-Johnson S, Badley EM. Incident myocardial infarction associated with major types of arthritis in the general population: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 2017;76:1396. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-210275.