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, 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.
Kraut A, Mustard C, Walld R, Tate R. Unemployment and health care utilization. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 2000;26(2):169-177.
Maetzel A, Hogg-Johnson S, Woodbury M, Bombardier C. Use of grade membership analysis to profile the practice styles of individual physicians in the management of acute low back pain. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2000;53(2):195-205. doi:10.1016/s0895-4356(99)00120-1.


Hemingway H, Shipley M, Stansfeld SA, Shannon HS, Frank JW, Brunner E, Marmot M. Are risk factors for atherothrombotic disease associated with back pain sickness absence? The Whitehall II study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 1999;53:197-203.
Guzman J, Peloso P, Bombardier C. Capturing health care utilization after occupational low-back pain: development of an interviewer-administered questionnaire. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 1999;52(5):419-427.
Marx RG, Bombardier C, Hogg-Johnson S, Wright JG. Clinimetric and psychometric strategies for development of a health measurement scale. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 1999;52(2):105-111.
Marx RG, Bombardier C, Hogg-Johnson S, Wright JG. How should importance and severity ratings be combined for item reduction in the development of health status instruments. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 1999;52(3):193-197.
Davis AM, Beaton DE, Hudak PL, Amadio PC, Bombardier C, Cole DC, Hawker GA, Katz JN, Makela M, Marx RG, Punnett L, Wright JG. Measuring disability of the upper extremity: a rationale supporting the use of a regional outcome measure. Journal of Hand Therapy. 1999;12(4):269-274.
Shannon HS, Robson LS, Guastello SJ. Methodological criteria for evaluating occupational safety intervention research. Safety Science. 1999;31(2):161-179.
Marx RG, Bombardier C, Wright JG. What do we know about the reliability and validity of physical examination tests used to examine the upper extremity. Journal of Hand Surgery - American Volume. 1999;24(1):185-193.


Polanyi M, Eakin J, Frank JW, Shannon HS, Sullivan TJ. Creating healthier work environments: a critical review of the health impacts of workspace organizational change interventions. In: Sullivan TJ, Frank JW, editors. Canada health action: building on the Legacy - national forum on health/editions multimondes Vol.3.
Hudak PL, Cole DC, Frank JW. Perspectives on prognosis of soft tissue musculoskeletal disorders. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research. 1998;21(1):29-40.
Frank JW, Sinclair S, Hogg-Johnson S, Shannon HS, Bombardier C, Beaton DE, Cole DC. Preventing disability from work-related low-back pain. New evidence gives new hope--if we can just get all the players onside. Canadian Medical Association journal. 1998;158(12):1625-1631.