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.


Bielecky A, Ibrahim S, Mustard C, Brisson C, Smith PM. An analysis of measurement invariance in work stress by sex: Are we comparing apples to apples?. JASNH. 2017;13(2):38-48.
McInnes JA, Akram M, MacFarlane EM, Keegel T, Sim MR, Smith PM. Association between high ambient temperature and acute work-related injury: a case-crossover analysis using workers' compensation claims data. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2017;43(1):86. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3602.
Blanchette MA, Rivard M, Dionne CE, Hogg-Johnson S, Steenstra I. Association between the type of first healthcare provider and the duration of financial compensation for occupational back pain. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2017;27(3):382-392. doi:10.1007/s10926-016-9667-9.
Tavares PA, Landsman V, Gomez N, Ferreiras A, Lopez RA. Association of venous leg ulcers with ankle range of motion in people attending chiropractic mobile clinics in the Dominican Republic. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine. 2017;16(4):263-270. doi:10.1016/j.jcm.2017.08.004.
Dimitriadis C, LaMontagne AD, Lilley R, Hogg-Johnson S, Sim M, Smith PM. Cohort profile: workers' compensation in a changing Australian labour market: the return to work (RTW) study. BMJ Open. 2017;7(11):e016366. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016366.
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.