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.


Sinclair SJ, Hogg-Johnson S, Mondloch MV, Shields SA. Effectiveness of an early active intervention program for workers with soft-tissue injuries. The Early Claimant Cohort Study. Spine. 1997;22(24):2919-2931.
Shannon HS, Mayr J, Haines T. Overview of the relationship between organizational and workplace factors and injury rates. Safety Science. 1997;26(3):201-217.
Bombardier C, Esmail R, Nachemson AL. The Cochrane Collaboration Back Review Group for spinal disorders. Spine. 1997;22(8):837-840.
Polanyi MF, Cole DC, Beaton DE, Chung J, Wells R, Abdolell M, Beech-Hawley L, Ferrier SE, Mondloch MV, Shields SA, Smith JM, Shannon HS. Upper limb work-related musculoskeletal disorders among newspaper employees: cross-sectional survey results. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 1997;32(6):620-628. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1097-0274(199712)32:6<620::AID-AJIM8>3.0.CO;2-T.


Buchbinder R, Goel V, Bombardier C, Hogg-Johnson S. Classification systems of soft tissue disorders of the neck and upper limb: do they satisfy methodological guidelines?. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 1996;49(2):141-149.
Liira JP, Shannon HS, Chambers LW, Haines TA. Long-term back problems and physical work exposures in the 1990 Ontario Health Survey. American Journal of Public Health. 1996;86(3):382-387.
Hudak PL, Cole DC, Haines AT. Understanding prognosis to improve rehabilitation: the example of lateral elbow pain. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 1996;77(6):586-593.
Shannon HS, Walters V, Lewchuck W, Richardson J, Moran LA, Haines T, Verma D. Workplace organizational correlates of lost-time accident rates in manufacturing. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 1996;29(3):258-268. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1097-0274(199603)29:3<258::AID-AJIM5>3.0.CO;2-M.


Frank JW, Pulcins IR, Kerr MS, Shannon HS, Stansfeld SA. Occupational back pain--an unhelpful polemic. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 1995;21(1):42808.
Rael EG, Stansfeld SA, Shipley M, Head J, Feeney A, Marmot M. Sickness absence in the Whitehall II study, London: the role of social support and material problems. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 1995;49(5):474-481.


Cohen JE, Goel V, Frank JW, Bombardier C, Peloso P, Guillemin F. Group education interventions for people with low back pain. An overview of the literature. Spine. 1994;19(11):1214-1222.
Bombardier C, Kerr MS, Shannon HS, Frank JW. Guide to interpreting epidemiologic studies on the etiology of back pain. Spine. 1994;19(18):2047S-2056S.
Cohen JE, Goel V, Frank JW, Gibson ES. Predicting risk of back injuries, work absenteeism, and chronic disability. The shortcomings of preplacement screening. Journal of Occupational Medicine. 1994;36(10):1093-1099.


Guillemin F, Bombardier C, Beaton DE. Cross-cultural adaptation of health-related quality of life measures: literature review and proposed guidelines. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 1993;46(12):1417-1432.


Yanar B, Kosny A, Lifshen M. Perceived role and expectations of health care providers in return to work. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. ;[Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1007/s10926-018-9781-y.