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.


Smith PM, Cawley C, Williams AM, Mustard C. Male/female differences in the impact of caring for elderly relatives on labor market attachment and hours of work: 1997-2015. The Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 2020;75(3):694-704. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbz026.
Gignac MA, Irvin E, Cullen KL, Van Eerd D, Beaton DE, Mahood Q, McLeod CB, Backman CL. Men and women's occupational activities and the risk of developing osteoarthritis of the knee, hip, or hands: a systematic review and recommendations for future research. Arthritis Care and Research. 2020;72(3):378-396. doi:10.1002/acr.23855.
Sujic R, Luo J, Beaton DE, Bogoch ER, Sale JEM, Jaglal SB, Jain R, Mamdani M. Multiple simultaneous fractures are associated with higher all-cause mortality: results from a province-wide fracture liaison service. Osteoporosis International. 2020;31(2):291-296. doi:10.1007/s00198-019-05207-z.
Reid-Musson E, MacEachen E, Bartel E, Saunders R, Meyer SB, Bigelow P. Occupational safety and the city: licensing regulation and deregulation in the taxi sector. Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations. 2020;75(1):101-122.
Fulton-Kehoe D, Lofy KH, Le V, Sterling R, Sears JM, Franklin G. Opioid-prescribing metrics in Washington state: trends and challenges. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 2020;26(3):214-221. doi:10.1097/PHH.0000000000001149.
Bechard LE, Beaton DE, McGilton KS, Tartaglia MC, Black SE. Physical activity perceptions, experiences, and beliefs of older adults with mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease and their care partners. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 2020;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1139/apnm-2019-0730.
Sears JM, Hogg-Johnson S, Sterling RA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Franklin GM. Prescription opioid overdose and adverse effect hospitalisations among injured workers in eight states (2010-2014). Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2020;77(7):439-445. doi:10.1136/oemed-2020-106472.
Robson LS, Lee H, Amick B, Landsman V, Smith PM, Mustard C. Preventing fall-from-height injuries in construction: effectiveness of a regulatory training standard. Journal of Safety Research. 2020;74:271-278. doi:10.1016/j.jsr.2020.06.007.
Kosny A, Yanar B, Begum M, Al-khooly D, Premji S, Lay M, Smith PM. Safe employment integration of recent immigrants and refugees. Journal of International Migration and Integration. 2020;21(3):807-827. doi:10.1007/s12134-019-00685-w.
Furlan AD, Díaz S, CarolA, Macdougall P, Allen M. Self-reported practices in opioid management of chronic noncancer pain: an updated survey of Canadian family physicians. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2020;9(10):E3304. doi:10.3390/jcm9103304.
Furlan AD, Chou R, Harbin S, Pardo J. The 22nd anniversary of the Cochrane Back and Neck Group. Spine. 2020;45(19):E1249–E1255. doi:10.1097/BRS.0000000000003626.
Shearer HM, Carroll LJ, Cote P, Randhawa K, Southerst D, Varatharajan S, Wong JJ, Yu H, Sutton D, van der Velde G, Nordin M, Gross DP, Moir S, Stupar M, Jacobs C, Taylor-Vaisey A. The course and factors associated with recovery of whiplash-associated disorders: an updated systematic review by the Ontario protocol for traffic injury management (OPTIMa) collaboration. European Journal of Physiotherapy. 2020;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1080/21679169.2020.1736150.
Shahidi FV, Muntaner C, Shankardass K, Quiñonez C, Siddiqi A. The effect of welfare reform on the health of the unemployed: evidence from a natural experiment in Germany. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2020;74(3):211-218. doi:10.1136/jech-2019-213151.
lahey P, Kirsh B, Tompa E, MacDermid J, Gewurtz RE. The Ontario Disability Support Program work exit process: parallels to a hostage negotiation. Journal of Disability Policy Studies. 2020;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1177/1044207320944609.
Jetha A, Martin Ginis KA, Ibrahim S, Gignac MA. The working disadvantaged: the role of age, job tenure and disability in precarious work. BMC Public Health. 2020;20(1):1900. doi:10.1186/s12889-020-09938-1.
Choi K, Maas E, Koehoorn M, McLeod CB. Time to return to work following workplace violence among direct healthcare and social workers. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2020;77(3):160-167. doi:10.1136/oemed-2019-106211.
Premji S, Kosny A, Yanar B, Begum M. Tool for the meaningful consideration of language barriers in qualitative health research. Qualitative Health Research. 2020;30(2):167-181. doi:10.1177/1049732319856303.
Nielsen SM, Uggen Rasmussen M, Boers M, Van Der Windt DA, de Wit M, Woodworth G, Flurey A, Beaton DE, Shea B, Escorpizo R, Furst DE, Smolen JS, Toupin-April K, Boonen A, Voshaar M, Ellingsen T, Wells GA, Reeves BC, March L, Tugwell P, Christensen R. Towards consensus in defining and handling contextual factors within rheumatology trials: an initial qualitative study from an OMERACT working group. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 2020;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-217895.