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.


Gross DP, Armijo-Olivo S, Shaw WS, Williams-Whitt K, Shaw NT, Hartvigsen J, Qin Z, Ha C, Woodhouse LJ, Steenstra IA. Clinical decision support tools for selecting interventions for patients with disabling musculoskeletal disorders: a scoping review. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2016;26(3):286-318. doi:10.1007/s10926-015-9614-1.
Jetha A, Besen E, Smith PM. Comparing the relationship between age and length of disability across common chronic conditions. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2016;58(5):485-491. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000000702.
Rotondi NK, Beaton DE, Elliot-Gibson V, Sujic R, Josse RG, Sale JE, Leslie WD, Bogoch ER. Comparison of CAROC and FRAX in fragility fracture patients: agreement, clinical utility, and implications for clinical practice. Journal of Rheumatology. 2016;43(8):1593-1599. doi:10.3899/jrheum.151409.
Gardner BT, Dale AM, Buckner-Petty S, Van Dillen L, Amick B, Evanoff B. Comparison of employer productivity metrics to lost productivity estimated by commonly used questionnaires. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2016;58(2):170-177. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000000587.
Carnide N, Franche RL, Hogg-Johnson S, Cote P, Breslin FC, Severin CN, Bultmann U, Krause N. Course of depressive symptoms following a workplace injury: a 12-month follow-up update. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2016;26(2):204-215. doi:10.1007/s10926-015-9604-3.
Yazdani A, Bigelow P, Carlan N, Naqvi S, Robson LS, Steenstra I, McMillan K, Wells R. Development and evaluation of a questionnaire to document worker exposures to mechanical loading at a workplace level. IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors. 2016;4(1):38-53. doi:10.1080/21577323.2016.1179701.
Oude Voshaar M, van Onna M, van Genderen S, van de Laar M, van der Heijde D, Heuft L, Spoorenberg A, Luime J, Gignac MA, Boonen A. Development and validation of a short form of the social role participation questionnaire in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Journal of Rheumatology. 2016;43(7):1386-1392. doi:10.3899/jrheum.151013.
Elbers NA, Collie A, Hogg-Johnson S, Lippel K, Lockwood K, Cameron ID. Differences in perceived fairness and health outcomes in two injury compensation systems: a comparative study. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:658-. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3331-3.
Ruseckaite R, Collie A, Prang KH, Brijnath B, Kosny A, Mazza D. Does medical certification of workers with injuries influence patterns of health service use?. Work. 2016;54(3):669-678. doi:10.3233/WOR-162312.
Van Eerd D, Munhall C, Irvin E, Rempel D, Brewer S, van der Beek AJ, Dennerlein JT, Tullar J, Skivington K, Pinion C, Amick B. Effectiveness of workplace interventions in the prevention of upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders and symptoms: an update of the evidence. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2016;73(1):62-70. doi:10.1136/oemed-2015-102992.
Ruseckaite R, Collie A, Scheepers M, Brijnath B, Kosny A, Mazza D. Factors associated with sickness certification of injured workers by General Practitioners in Victoria, Australia. BMC Public Health. 2016;16(1):298-. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-2957-5.
Kosny A, Allen AR. Falling through the cracks? An analysis of health and safety resources for migrant workers in Australia. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care. 2016;12(2):99-108. doi:10.1108/IJMHSC-03-2015-0008.
Stergiou-Kita M, Mansfield E, Sokoloff S, Colantonio A. Gender influences on return to work after mild traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 2016;97(2):S40-S45. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2015.04.008.
Yang Y, Trope GE, Buys YM, Badley EM, Gignac MA, Shen C, Jin YP. Glaucoma severity and participation in diverse social roles: does visual field loss matter?. Journal of Glaucoma. 2016;25(7):e697-e703. doi:10.1097/IJG.0000000000000353.
Ammendolia C, Cote P, Cancelliere C, Cassidy JD, Hartvigsen J, Boyle E, Soklaridis S, Stern P, Amick B. Healthy and productive workers: using intervention mapping to design a workplace health promotion and wellness program to improve presenteeism. BMC Public Health. 2016;16(1):1190. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3843-x.
Gagnier JJ, Oltean H, van Tulder MW, Berman BM, Bombardier C, Robbins CB. Herbal medicine for low back pain: a Cochrane review. Spine. 2016;41(2):116-133. doi:10.1097/BRS.0000000000001310.
Engel L, Bar Y, Beaton DE, Green RE, Dawson DR. Identifying instruments to quantify financial management skills in adults with acquired cognitive impairments. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. 2016;38(1):76-95. doi:10.1080/13803395.2015.1087468.
Robson LS, Amick B, Moser C, Pagell M, Mansfield E, Shannon HS, Swift MB, Hogg-Johnson S, Cardoso S, South H. Important factors in common among organizations making large improvement in OHS performance: results of an exploratory multiple case study. Safety Science. 2016;86:211-227. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2016.02.023.
Tullar JM, Amick B, Brewer S, Diamond PM, Kelder SH, Mikhail O. Improve employee engagement to retain your workforce. Health Care Management Review. 2016;41(4):316-324. doi:10.1097/HMR.0000000000000079.
Lay AM, Saunders R, Lifshen M, Breslin FC, LaMontagne A, Tompa E, Smith PM. Individual, occupational, and workplace correlates of occupational health and safety vulnerability in a sample of Canadian workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2016;59(2):119-128. doi:10.1002/ajim.22535.