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.


Buchman DZ, Ding P, Lo S, Dosani N, Fazelzad R, Furlan AD, Isenberg SR, Spithoff S, Tedesco A, Zimmermann C, Lau J. Palliative care for people who use substances during communicable disease epidemics and pandemics: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open. 2021;11(10):e053124. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2021-053124.
Sale JEM, Gignac MA, Frankel L, Thielke S, Bogoch E, Elliot-Gibson V, Hawker G, Funnell L. Perspectives of patients with depression and chronic pain about bone health after a fragility fracture: a qualitative study. Health Expectations. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1111/hex.13361.
Nolet PS, Yu H, Cote P, Meyer AL, Kristman VL, Sutton D, Murnaghan K, Lemeunier N. Reliability and validity of manual palpation for the assessment of patients with low back pain: a systematic and critical review. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies. 2021;29(1):33. doi:10.1186/s12998-021-00384-3.
Gewurtz RE, Harlos K, Tompa E, Oldfield M, Lysaght R, Moll S, Kirsh B, Sultan-Taieb H, Cook K, Rueda S. Retaining and supporting employees with mental illness through inclusive organizations: lessons from five Canadian case studies. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1108/EDI-06-2020-0174.
Premji S, Begum M, Medley A, MacEachen E, Cote D, Saunders R. Return-to-work in a language barrier context: comparing Quebec's and Ontario's workers' compensation policies and practices. Perspectives interdisciplinaires sur le travail et la santé. 2021;23(1):1-22. doi:10.4000/pistes.7144.
Biswas A, Harbin S, Irvin E, Johnston H, Begum M, Tiong M, Apedaile D, Koehoorn M, Smith PM. Sex and gender differences in occupational hazard exposures: a scoping review of the recent literature. Current Environmental Health Reports. 2021;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s40572-021-00330-8.
Blair A, Parnia A, Shahidi FV, Siddiqi A. Social inequalities in protective behaviour uptake at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic: results from a national survey. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.17269/s41997-021-00553-0.
Van Eerd D, Cullen KL, Irvin E, Le Pouésard M, Gignac MA. Support for depression in the workplace: perspectives of employees, managers, and OHS personnel. Occupational Health Science. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1007/s41542-021-00090-9.
Rahim A, Mclsaac MA, Aronson KJ, Smith PM, Tranmer JE. The associations of shift work, sleep quality, and incidence of hypertension in Ontario adults: a population-based study. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2021;37(3):513-518. doi:10.1016/j.cjca.2020.09.003.
Prince SA, Rasmussen CL, Biswas A, Holtermann A, Aulakh T, Merucci K, Coenen P. The effect of leisure time physical activity and sedentary behaviour on the health of workers with different occupational physical activity demands: a systematic review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2021;18(1):100. doi:10.1186/s12966-021-01166-z.
Maxwell LJ, Beaton DE, Boers M, D'Agostino MA, Conaghan PG, Grosskleg S, Shea BJ, Bingham CO. The evolution of instrument selection for inclusion in core outcome sets at OMERACT: Filter 2.2. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.08.011.
Lane TJ, Berecki-Gisolf J, Iles R, Smith PM, Collie A. The impact of long-term workers' compensation benefit cessation on welfare and health service use: protocol for a longitudinal controlled data linkage study. International Journal of Population Data Science. 2021;6(1):1419. doi:10.23889/ijpds.v6i1.1419.
Edmonds AT, Sears JM, O'Connor A, Peckham T. The role of nonstandard and precarious jobs in the well-being of disabled workers during workforce reintegration. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(8):667-679. doi:10.1002/ajim.23254.
Prince SA, Biswas A. The role of occupational physical activity on longevity. Lancet.Public Health. 2021;6(8):e544. doi:10.1016/S2468-2667(21)00156-0.