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.


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.
Beaton DE, Bombardier C, Katz JN, Wright JG. Taxonomy for responsiveness. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2001;54(12):1204-1217.
Cote P, Cassidy JD, Carroll LJ. Treatment of neck and low back pain: who seeks care? who goes where. Medical Care. 2001;39(9):956-967.
Neumann WP, Wells R, Norman RW, Kerr MS, Frank JW, Shannon HS. Trunk posture: reliability, accuracy, and risk estimates for low back pain from a video based assessment method. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 2001;28:355-365.
Lavis JN, Mustard C, Payne JI, Farrant MS. Work-related population health indicators. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2001;92(1):72-78.
Brooker AS, Eakin J. Work-related stress and power: a critique and conceptual framework. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. 2001;11(2):97-109.


Mercado AC, Carroll LJ, Cassidy JD, Cote P. Coping with neck and low back pain in the general population. Health Psychology. 2000;19(4):333-338.
Beaton DE, Cole DC, Manno M, Bombardier C, Hogg-Johnson S, Shannon HS. Describing the burden of upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders in newspaper workers: What difference do case definitions make?. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2000;10(1):39-53. doi:10.1023/A:1009489712094.
Campolieti M, Lavis JN. Disability expenditures in Canada, 1970-1996: trends and reform efforts and a path for the future. Canadian Public Policy. 2000;26(2):241-264.
Ostry A, Marion SA, Green LW, Demers P, Teschke K, Hershler R, Kelly S, Hertzman C. Downsizing and industrial restructuring in related to changes in psychosocial conditions of work in British Columbia sawmills. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 2000;26(3):273-278.
Cote P, Cassidy JD, Carroll LJ. Factors associated with neck pain and its related disability in the Saskatchewan population. Spine. 2000;25(9):1109-1117.
Vermeulen M, Mustard C. Gender differences in job strain, social support at work, and psychological distress. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. 2000;5(4):428-440.
McIntosh G, Frank JW, Hogg-Johnson S, Hall H, Bombardier C. Low back pain prognosis: Structured review of the literature. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2000;10(2):101-115.
Amick B, Habeck RV, Hunt A, Fossel AH, Chapin A, Keller RB, Katz JN. Measuring the impact of organizational behaviors on work disability prevention and management. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2000;10(1):21-38.
Campolieti M, Lavis JN. The silent payer speaks: workers' compensation boards and Canadian physicians. Canadian Medical Association journal. 2000;162(8):1152-1153.