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.


Jetha A, Kernan L, Kurowski A. Conceptualizing the dynamics of workplace stress: a systems-based study of nursing aides. BMC Health Services Research. 2017;17(1):12. doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1955-8.
Salbach NM, O'Brien KK, Brooks D, Irvin E, Martino R, Takhar P, Chan S, Howe JA. Considerations for the selection of time-limited walk tests poststroke: a systematic review of test protocols and measurement properties. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. 2017;41(1):3. doi:10.1097/NPT.0000000000000159.
Robson LS, Ibrahim S, Hogg-Johnson S, Steenstra I, Van Eerd D, Amick B. Developing leading indicators from OHS management audit data: determining the measurement properties of audit data from the field. Journal of Safety Research. 2017;61:93. doi:10.1016/j.jsr.2017.02.008.
Carnide N, Hogg-Johnson S, Cote P, Irvin E, Van Eerd D, Koehoorn M, Furlan AD. Early prescription opioid use for musculoskeletal disorders and work outcomes: a systematic review of the literature. Clinical Journal of Pain. 2017;33(7):647. doi:10.1097/AJP.0000000000000452.
Jetha A, Theis KA, Boring MA, Barbour KE. Education and employment participation in young adulthood. What role does arthritis play?. Arthritis Care and Research. 2017;69(10):1582-1589. doi:10.1002/acr.23175.
Kosny A, Santos I, Reid A. Employment in a 'land of opportunity?' immigrants' experiences of racism and discrimination in the Australian workplace. Journal of International Migration and Integration. 2017;18(2):483-497. doi:10.1007/s12134-016-0482-0.
Tunis SR, Maxwell LJ, Graham ID, Shea BJ, Beaton DE, Bingham CO, Brooks P, Conaghan PG, D'Agostino MA, de Wit MP, Gossec L, March LM, Simon LS, Singh JA, Strand V, Wells GA, Tugwell P. Engaging stakeholders and promoting uptake of OMERACT core outcome instrument sets. Journal of Rheumatology. 2017;44(10):1551-1559. doi:10.3899/jrheum.161273.
Bunzli S, Singh N, Mazza D, Collie A, Kosny A, Ruseckaite R, Brijnath B. Fear of (re)injury and return to work following compensable injury: qualitative insights from key stakeholders in Victoria, Australia. BMC Public Health. 2017;17(1):313. doi:10.1186/s12889-017-4226-7.
Amick B, Lee H, Hogg-Johnson S, Katz JN, Brouwer S, Franche RL, Bultmann U. How do organizational policies and practices affect return to work and work role functioning following a musculoskeletal injury?. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2017;27(3):393-404. doi:10.1007/s10926-016-9668-8.
Tavares P, Landsman V, Wiltshire L. Intra-examiner reliability of measurements of ankle range of motion using a modified inclinometer: a pilot study. Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association. 2017;61(2):121-127.
Padkapayeva K, Chen C, Bielecky A, Ibrahim S, Mustard C, Beaton DE, Smith PM. Male-female differences in work activity limitations: examining the relative contribution of chronic conditions and occupational characteristics. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2017;59(1):6. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000000906.
Marin TJ, Van Eerd D, Irvin E, Couban R, Koes BW, Malmivaara A, van Tulder MW, Kamper SJ. Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for subacute low back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2017;6:CD002193. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD002193.pub2.
Furlan AD, Williamson OD. New Canadian guidance on opioid use for chronic pain: necessary but not sufficient. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne. 2017;189(18):E650. doi:10.1503/cmaj.170431.
Corp N, Jordan JL, Hayden JA, Irvin E, Parker R, Smith A, Van Der Windt DA. Protocol: a systematic review of studies developing and/or evaluating search strategies to identify prognosis studies. Systematic Reviews. 2017;6:88. doi:10.1186/s13643-017-0482-y.
Milani D, Alexandre NM, Campos JA, Hogg-Johnson S. Psychometric properties of the obstacles to return-to-work questionnaire in a Brazilian context. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2017;27(4):530-546. doi:10.1007/s10926-016-9684-8.