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.


Shannon HS, Robson LS, Sale JEM. Creating safer and healthier workplaces: role of organizational factors and job characteristics. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2001;40:319-334. doi:10.1002/ajim.1106.
Furlan AD, Clarke J, Esmail R, Sinclair S, Irvin E, Bombardier C. Critical review of reviews on the treatment of chronic low back pain. Spine. 2001;26(7):E155-E162.
Beaton DE, Davis AM, Hudak PL, McConnell S. DASH (disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand) outcome measure: what do we know about it now?. British Journal of Hand Therapy. 2001;6(4):109-118.
Krause N, Frank JW, Dasinger LK, Sullivan TJ, Sinclair S. Determinants of duration of disability and return-to-work after work-related injury and illness: challenges for future research. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2001;40(4):464-484. doi:10.1002/ajim.1116.
Ostry A, Hershler R, Kelly S, Demers P, Teschke K, Hertzman C. Effects of de-industrialization on unemployment, re-employment, and work conditions in a manufacturing workforce. BMC Public Health. 2001;1:. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-1-15.
Swift M, Cole DC, Beaton DE, Manno M. Health care utilization and workplace interventions for neck and upper limb problems among newspaper workers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2001;43(3):265-275.
Kraut A, Walld R, Tate R, Mustard C. Impact of diabetes on employment and income in Manitoba, Canada. Diabetes Care. 2001;24(1):64-68. doi:10.2337/diacare.24.1.64.
Ibrahim S, Scott FE, Cole DC, Shannon HS, Eyles J. Job strain and self-reported health among working women and men: an analysis of the 1994/5 Canadian National Population Health Survey. Women & Health. 2001;33(2):105-124.
Lavis JN. Labor markets and health: a framework and set of applications. In: Tarlov A, editors. Society & population health reader. Vol II: A state and community perspective. New York: New Press; 2001.
Beaton DE, Bombardier C, Katz JN, Wright JG, Wells GA, Boers M, Strand V, Shea B. Looking for important change/differences in studies of responsiveness. OMERACT MCID Working Group. Outcome Measures in Rheumatology. Minimal Clinically Important Difference. Journal of Rheumatology. 2001;28(2):400-405.
Ostry A, Marion SA, Demers P, Hershler R, Kelly S, Teschke K, Hertzman C. Measuring psychosocial job strain with the job content questionnaire using experienced job evaluators. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2001;39(4):397-401. doi:10.1002/ajim.1030.
Bombardier C, Hayden JA, Beaton DE. Minimal clinically important difference. Low back pain: outcome measures. Journal of Rheumatology. 2001;28(2):431-438.
Wells GA, Beaton DE, Shea B, Boers M, Simon LS, Strand V, Brooks PM, Tugwell P. Minimal clinically important differences: review of methods. Journal of Rheumatology. 2001;28(2):406-412.
Brooker AS, Cole DC, Hogg-Johnson S, Smith J, Frank JW. Modified work: prevalence and characteristics in a sample of workers with soft-tissue injuries. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2001;43(3):276-284.
Guzman J, Esmail R, Karjalainen K, Malmivaara A, Irvin E, Bombardier C. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation for chronic low back pain: systematic review. British Medical Journal. 2001;322(7301):1511-1516. doi:10.1136/bmj.322.7301.1511.
Neumann WP, Wells R, Norman RW, Frank JW, Shannon HS, Kerr MS. Posture and load sampling approach to determining low-back pain risk in occupational settings. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 2001;27(2):65-77.
Power C, Frank JW, Hertzman C, Schierhout G, Li L. Predictors of low back pain onset in a prospective British study. American Journal of Public Health. 2001;91(10):1671-1678. doi:10.2105/ajph.91.10.1671.
Cote P, Cassidy JD, Carroll LJ, Frank JW, Bombardier C. Systematic review of the prognosis of acute whiplash and a new conceptual framework to synthesize the literature. Spine. 2001;26(19):E445-E458.