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.


Oude Voshaar M, van Onna M, van Genderen S, van de Laar M, van der Heijde D, Heuft L, Spoorenberg A, Luime J, Gignac MA, Boonen A. Development and validation of a short form of the social role participation questionnaire in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Journal of Rheumatology. 2016;43(7):1386-1392. doi:10.3899/jrheum.151013.
Elbers NA, Collie A, Hogg-Johnson S, Lippel K, Lockwood K, Cameron ID. Differences in perceived fairness and health outcomes in two injury compensation systems: a comparative study. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:658-. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3331-3.
Ruseckaite R, Collie A, Prang KH, Brijnath B, Kosny A, Mazza D. Does medical certification of workers with injuries influence patterns of health service use?. Work. 2016;54(3):669-678. doi:10.3233/WOR-162312.
Van Eerd D, Munhall C, Irvin E, Rempel D, Brewer S, van der Beek AJ, Dennerlein JT, Tullar J, Skivington K, Pinion C, Amick B. Effectiveness of workplace interventions in the prevention of upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders and symptoms: an update of the evidence. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2016;73(1):62-70. doi:10.1136/oemed-2015-102992.
Ruseckaite R, Collie A, Scheepers M, Brijnath B, Kosny A, Mazza D. Factors associated with sickness certification of injured workers by General Practitioners in Victoria, Australia. BMC Public Health. 2016;16(1):298-. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-2957-5.
Kosny A, Allen AR. Falling through the cracks? An analysis of health and safety resources for migrant workers in Australia. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care. 2016;12(2):99-108. doi:10.1108/IJMHSC-03-2015-0008.
Stergiou-Kita M, Mansfield E, Sokoloff S, Colantonio A. Gender influences on return to work after mild traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 2016;97(2):S40-S45. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2015.04.008.
Yang Y, Trope GE, Buys YM, Badley EM, Gignac MA, Shen C, Jin YP. Glaucoma severity and participation in diverse social roles: does visual field loss matter?. Journal of Glaucoma. 2016;25(7):e697-e703. doi:10.1097/IJG.0000000000000353.
Ammendolia C, Cote P, Cancelliere C, Cassidy JD, Hartvigsen J, Boyle E, Soklaridis S, Stern P, Amick B. Healthy and productive workers: using intervention mapping to design a workplace health promotion and wellness program to improve presenteeism. BMC Public Health. 2016;16(1):1190. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3843-x.
Gagnier JJ, Oltean H, van Tulder MW, Berman BM, Bombardier C, Robbins CB. Herbal medicine for low back pain: a Cochrane review. Spine. 2016;41(2):116-133. doi:10.1097/BRS.0000000000001310.
Engel L, Bar Y, Beaton DE, Green RE, Dawson DR. Identifying instruments to quantify financial management skills in adults with acquired cognitive impairments. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. 2016;38(1):76-95. doi:10.1080/13803395.2015.1087468.
Robson LS, Amick B, Moser C, Pagell M, Mansfield E, Shannon HS, Swift MB, Hogg-Johnson S, Cardoso S, South H. Important factors in common among organizations making large improvement in OHS performance: results of an exploratory multiple case study. Safety Science. 2016;86:211-227. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2016.02.023.
Tullar JM, Amick B, Brewer S, Diamond PM, Kelder SH, Mikhail O. Improve employee engagement to retain your workforce. Health Care Management Review. 2016;41(4):316-324. doi:10.1097/HMR.0000000000000079.
Lay AM, Saunders R, Lifshen M, Breslin FC, LaMontagne A, Tompa E, Smith PM. Individual, occupational, and workplace correlates of occupational health and safety vulnerability in a sample of Canadian workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2016;59(2):119-128. doi:10.1002/ajim.22535.
Brijnath B, Mazza D, Kosny A, Bunzli S, Singh N, Ruseckaite R, Collie A. Is clinician refusal to treat an emerging problem in injury compensation systems?. BMJ Open. 2016;6(1):. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009423.
Van Eerd D, Newman K, DeForge R, Urquhart R, Cornelissen E, Dainty KN. Knowledge brokering for healthy aging: a scoping review of potential approaches. Implementation Science. 2016;11(1):140. doi:10.1186/s13012-016-0504-5.
Amick B, McLeod CB, Bultmann U. Labor markets and health: an integrated life course perspective. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2016;42(4):346-353. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3567.
Furlan AD, Hassan S, Famiyeh IM, Wang W, Dhanju J. Long-term opioid use after discharge from inpatient musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2016;48(5):464. doi:10.2340/16501977-2080.
Jetha A, Chen C, Mustard C, Ibrahim S, Bielecky A, Beaton DE, Smith PM. Longitudinal examination of temporality in the association between chronic disease diagnosis and changes in work status and hours worked. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2016;74:184. doi:10.1136/oemed-2016-103569.
Cote P, Wong JJ, Sutton D, Shearer HM, Mior S, Randhawa K, Ameis A, Carroll LJ, Nordin M, Yu H, Lindsay GM, Southerst D, Varatharajan S, Jacobs C, Stupar M, Taylor-Vaisey A, van der Velde G, Gross DP, Brison RJ, Paulden M, Ammendolia C, David CJ, Loisel P, Marshall S, Bohay RN, Stapleton J, Lacerte M, Krahn M, Salhany R. Management of neck pain and associated disorders: a clinical practice guideline from the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration. European Spine Journal. 2016;25(7):2000-2022. doi:10.1007/s00586-016-4467-7.