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.
Pinsker EB, Sale JEM, Gignac MA, Daniels TR, Beaton DE. "I don't have to think about watching the ground": a qualitative study exploring the concept of vigilance as an important outcome for ankle reconstruction. Arthritis Care and Research. 2020;72(10):1367-1373. doi:10.1002/acr.24039.
Newman K, DeForge R, Van Eerd D, Mok YW, Cornelissen E. A mixed methods examination of knowledge brokers and their use of theoretical frameworks and evaluative practices. Health Research Policy and Systems. 2020;18:1. doi:10.1186/s12961-020-0545-8. In: , editors. 34.
Mofidi A, Tompa E, Mortazavi SB, Esfahanipour A, Demers P. A probabilistic approach for economic evaluation of occupational health and safety interventions: a case study of silica exposure reduction interventions in the construction sector. BMC Public Health. 2020;20(1):210. doi:10.1186/s12889-020-8307-7.
Biswas A, Smith PM, Gignac MA. Access to showers and change rooms at work associated with active commuting among older workers: findings from a national population survey. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 2020;39(2):214-220. doi:10.1177/0733464818755313.
Mu J, Furlan AD, Lam WY, Hsu MY, Ning Z, Lao L. Acupuncture for chronic nonspecific low back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2020;12:CD013814. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD013814.
Saunders R, Cardoso S, Le Pouésard M, Breslin FC, Myers K, Collins T. Addressing essential skills gaps among participants in an OHS training program: a pilot study. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety. 2020;18(2):169-185. doi:10.1080/14773996.2020.1786995.
Tait CA, L'Abbe MR, Smith PM, Watson T, Kornas K, Rosella LC. Adherence to predefined dietary patterns and risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the Canadian adult population. Canadian Journal of Diabetes. 2020;44(2):175-183. doi:10.1016/j.jcjd.2019.06.002.
Furlan AD, Kajaks T, Tiong M, Lavalliere M, Campos JL, Babineau J, Haghzare S, Ma T, Vrkljan B. Advanced vehicle technologies and road safety: a scoping review of the evidence. Accident Analysis & Prevention. 2020;147:105741. doi:10.1016/j.aap.2020.105741.
Fan J, Gignac MA, Harris MA, Smith PM. Age differences in return-to-work following injury: understanding the role of age dimensions across longitudinal follow-up. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2020;62(12):e680-e687. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000002029.
Smith PM, LaMontagne AD, Lilley R, Hogg-Johnson S, Sim MR. Are there differences in the return to work process for work-related psychological and musculoskeletal injuries? A longitudinal path analysis. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 2020;55(8):1041-1051. doi:10.1007/s00127-020-01839-3.
Pohlman KA, Funabashi M, Ndetan H, Hogg-Johnson S, Bodnar P, Kawchuk G. Assessing adverse events after chiropractic care at a chiropractic teaching clinic: an active-surveillance pilot study. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. 2020;43(9):845-854. doi:10.1016/j.jmpt.2020.05.007.
Dobson K, Gilbert-Ouimet M, Mustard C, Smith PM. Body mass index trajectories among the Canadian workforce and their association with work environment trajectories over 17 years. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2020;77(6):374-380. doi:10.1136/oemed-2019-106023.
Rieb L, Samaan Z, Furlan AD, Rabheru K, Feldman S, Hung L, Budd G, Coleman D. Canadian guidelines on opioid use disorder among older adults. Canadian Geriatrics Journal. 2020;23(1):123-134. doi:10.5770/cgj.23.420.
Zhang JC, Carnide N, Holness L, Cram P. Cannabis use and work-related injuries: a cross-sectional analysis. Occupational Medicine. 2020;70(8):570-577. doi:10.1093/occmed/kqaa175.
Biswas A, Dobson K, Gignac MA, de Oliveira C, Smith PM. Changes in work factors and concurrent changes in leisure time physical activity: a 12-year longitudinal analysis. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2020;77(5):309-315. doi:10.1136/oemed-2019-106158.
Maxwell LJ, Beaton DE. Controversy and Debate Series on Core Outcome Sets. Paper 2: Debate on Paper 1 from the perspective of OMERACT [Outcome Measures in Rheumatology]. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2020;125:213-215. doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.05.012.
Sears JM, Edmonds AT, Coe NB. Coverage gaps and cost-shifting for work-related injury and illness: who bears the financial burden?. Medical Care Research and Review. 2020;77(3):223-235. doi:10.1177/1077558719845726.
Prince SA, Roberts KC, Reed JL, Biswas A, Colley RC, Thompson W. Daily physical activity and sedentary behaviour across occupational classifications in Canadian adults. Health Reports. 2020;31(9):13-26. doi:10.25318/82-003-x202000900002-eng.
Sears JM, Rundell SD. Development and testing of compatible diagnosis code lists for the Functional Comorbidity Index. Medical Care. 2020;58(12):1044-1050. doi:10.1097/MLR.0000000000001420.
Lyubykh Z, Ansari MA, Williams-Whitt K, Kristman VL. Disability severity, leader-member exchange, and attitudinal outcomes: considering the employee and supervisor perspectives. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2020;30(4):613-623. doi:10.1007/s10926-020-09884-0.
Haight JR, Sears JM, Fulton-Kehoe D, Wickizer TM, Franklin GM. Early high-risk opioid prescribing practices and long-term disability among injured workers in Washington State, 2002-2013. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2020;62(7):538-547. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000001900.
Nadalin V, Smith PM. Examining the impact of occupational health and safety vulnerability on injury claim reporting in three Canadian provinces. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2020;63(5):435-441. doi:10.1002/ajim.23094.
Smith PM, Gilbert-Ouimet M, Brisson C, Glazier RH, Mustard C. Examining the relationship between the demand-control model and incident myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure in a representative sample of the employed women and men in Ontario, Canada, over a 15-year period. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2020;112(2):280-288. doi:10.17269/s41997-020-00378-3.
Nolet PS, Emary PC, Kristman VL, Murnaghan K, Zeegers MP, Freeman MD. Exposure to a motor vehicle collision and the risk of future back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Accident Analysis and Prevention. 2020;142:105546. doi:10.1016/j.aap.2020.105546.
Carnide N, Hogg-Johnson S, Cote P, Koehoorn M, Furlan AD. Factors associated with early opioid dispensing compared with NSAID and muscle relaxant dispensing after a work-related low back injury. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2020;77(9):637-647. doi:10.1136/oemed-2019-106380.