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.


Fuller A, Siddiqi A, Shahidi FV, Anderson LN , Hildebrand V, Keown-Stoneman CDG, Maguire JL, Birken C. Understanding income-related differences in distribution of child growth, behaviour and development using a cross-sectional sample of a clinical cohort study. BMJ Open. 2022;12(2):e056991. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056991.
Robson LS, Landsman V, Latour-Villamil D, Lee H, Mustard C. Unionisation and injury risk in construction: a replication study. Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2022;79(3):169-175. doi:10.1136/oemed-2021-107617.
Barnabe C, Wattiaux A, Petkovic J, Beaton DE, Shea B, Greer-Smith R, Humphreys J, Bartels C, Tugwell P, Umaefulam V. Validation studies of rheumatoid arthritis patient-reported outcome measures in populations at risk for inequity: a systematic review and analysis using the OMERACT summary of measurement properties equity table. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2022;55:152029. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2022.152029.
Biswas A, Chen C, Prince SA, Smith PM, Mustard C. Workers' activity profiles associated with predicted 10-year cardiovascular disease risk. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2022;11(14):e025148. doi:10.1161/JAHA.121.025148.
Van Eerd D, Irvin E, Le Pouésard M, Butt A, Nasir K. Workplace musculoskeletal disorder prevention practices and experiences. Inquiry. 2022;59:1-13. doi:10.1177/00469580221092132.
Ferron EM, Kosny A, Tonima S. Workplace violence prevention: flagging practices and challenges in hospitals. Workplace Health & Safety. 2022;70(3):126-135. doi:10.1177/21650799211016903.
Sears JM, Edmonds AT, Hannon PA, Schulman BA, Fulton-Kehoe D. Workplace wellness program interest and barriers among workers with work-related permanent impairments. Workplace Health & Safety. 2022;70(8):348-357. doi:10.1177/21650799221076872.
Wieland LS, Skoetz N, Pilkington K, Harbin S, Vempati R, Berman BM. Yoga for chronic non-specific low back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2022;CD010671. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD010671.pub3.


LaMontagne AD, Martin AJ, Page KM, Papas A, Reavley NJ, Noblet AJ, Milner AJ, Keegel T, Allisey A, Witt K, Smith PM. A cluster RCT to improve workplace mental health in a policing context: findings of a mixed-methods implementation evaluation. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(4):283-295. doi:10.1002/ajim.23217.
Nowak LL, Davis AM, Mamdani M, Beaton DE, Schemitsch E. A concept analysis and overview of outcome measures used for evaluating patients with proximal humerus fractures. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2021;43(10):1450-1462. doi:10.1080/09638288.2019.1649728.
Provost S, MacPhee M, Daniels MA, Naimi M, McLeod CB. A realist review of violence prevention education in healthcare. Healthcare. 2021;9(3):339. doi:10.3390/healthcare9030339.
Van Eerd D, Moser C, Saunders R. A research impact model for work and health. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(1):3-12. doi:10.1002/ajim.23201.
Somani R, Muntaner C, Hillan E, Velonis AJ, Smith PM. A systematic review: effectiveness of interventions to de-escalate workplace violence against nurses in healthcare settings. Safety and Health at Work. 2021;12(3):289-295. doi:10.1016/
Fan J, Macpherson RA, Smith PM, Harris MA, Gignac MA, McLeod K. Age differences in work-disability duration across Canada: examining variations by follow-up time and context. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2021;31(2):339-349. doi:10.1007/s10926-020-09922-x.
Furlan AD, Deldar Z, Berezin L, Clarke H, Bogden BJ, Buchman DZ. An analysis of the #covidpain tweet chat during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Cureus. 2021;13(10):e18871. doi:10.7759/cureus.18871.
Fan J, Senthanar S, Macpherson RA, Sharpe K, Peters CE, Koehoorn M, McLeod CB. An umbrella review of the work and health impacts of working in an epidemic/pandemic environment. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021;18(13):6828. doi:10.3390/ijerph18136828.
Shahidi FV, Gignac MA, Oudyk J, Smith PM. Assessing the psychosocial work environment in relation to mental health: a comprehensive approach. Annals of Work Exposures and Health. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1093/annweh/wxaa130.
Chow N, Hogg-Johnson S, Mior S, Cancelliere C, Injeyan S, Teodorczyk-Injeyan J, Cassidy JD, Taylor-Vaisey A, Cote P. Assessment of studies evaluating spinal manipulative therapy and infectious disease and immune system outcomes: a systematic review. JAMA Network Open. 2021;4(4):e215493. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.5493.
Lau J, Mazzotta P, Fazelzad R, Ryan S, Tedesco A, Smith AJ, Sud A, Furlan AD, Zimmermann C. Assessment tools for problematic opioid use in palliative care: a scoping review. Palliative Medicine. 2021;35(7):1295– 1322. doi:10.1177/02692163211015567.
Gibbs BB, Diaz KM, Kowalsky RJ, Smith PM, Stoner L. Association of standing with cardiovascular disease and mortality in adults. Current Epidemiology Reports. 2021;8:200–211. doi:10.1007/s40471-021-00276-3.
Busse JW, Pallapothu S, Vinh B, Lee V, Abril L, Canga A, Riva JJ, Viggiani D. Attitudes towards chiropractic: a repeated cross-sectional survey of Canadian family physicians. BMC Family Practice. 2021;22(1):188. doi:10.1186/s12875-021-01535-4.
Free B, Williams B, Situ X, Landsman V, Kim J, Moroz A, Bang H, Park J J. Blinding, sham, and treatment effects in randomized controlled trials for back pain in 2000-2019: a review and meta-analytic approach. Clinical Trials. 2021;18(3):361-370. doi:10.1177/1740774520984870.