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.


Kristman VL, Shaw WS, Boot CR, Delclos GL, Sullivan MJ, Ehrhart MG. Researching Complex and Multi-Level Workplace Factors Affecting Disability and Prolonged Sickness Absence. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2016;26(2):399-416. doi:10.1007/s10926-016-9660-3.
Jetha A, Pransky G, Fish J, Hettinger LJ. Return-to-work within a complex and dynamic organizational work disability system. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2016;26(3):276-285. doi:10.1007/s10926-015-9613-2.
van Genderen S, Plasqui G, Landewe R, Lacaille D, Arends S, van Gaalen F, van der Heijde D, Heuft L, Luime J, Spoorenberg A, Gignac MA, Boonen A. Social role participation in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a cross-sectional comparison with population controls. Arthritis Care and Research. 2016;68(12):1899. doi:10.1002/acr.22907.
van Genderen S, Plasqui G, Lacaille D, Arends S, van Gaalen F, van der Heijde D, Heuft L, Keszei A, Luime J, Spoorenberg A, Landewe R, Gignac MA, Boonen A. Social Role Participation Questionnaire for patients with ankylosing spondylitis: translation into Dutch, reliability and construct validity. RMD Open. 2016;2(1):e000177-. doi:10.1136/rmdopen-2015-000177.
Tompa E, de Boer H, Macdonald S, Alamgir H, Koehoorn M, Guzman J. Stakeholders' perspectives about and priorities for economic evaluation of health and safety programs in healthcare. Workplace Health & Safety. 2016;64(4):163-174. doi:10.1177/2165079915620201.
Pinsker E, Inrig T, Daniels TR, Warmington K, Beaton DE. Symptom resolution and patient-perceived recovery following ankle arthroplasty and arthrodesis. Foot & Ankle International. 2016;37(12):1269. doi:10.1177/1071100716660820.
MacEachen E, Kosny A, Stahl C, O'Hagan F, Redgrift L, Sanford S, Carrasco C, Tompa E, Mahood Q. Systematic review of qualitative literature on occupational health and safety legislation and regulatory enforcement planning and implementation. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2016;42(1):42810. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3529.
Leggett S, Zee-Neuen A, Boonen A, Beaton DE, Bojinca M, Bosworth A, Dadoun S, Fautrel B, Hagel S, Hofstetter C, Lacaille D, Linton D, Mihai C, Petersson IF, Rogers P, Sergeant JC, Scire C, Verstappen SM. Test-retest reliability and correlations of 5 global measures addressing at-work productivity loss in patients with rheumatic diseases. Journal of Rheumatology. 2016;43(2):433. doi:10.3899/jrheum.141605.
Steenstra I, Franche RL, Furlan AD, Amick B, Hogg-Johnson S. The added value of collecting information on pain experience when predicting time on benefits for injured workers with back pain. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2016;26(2):117-124. doi:10.1007/s10926-015-9592-3.
Nolet PS, Kristman VL, Cote P, Carroll LJ, Hincapie CA, Cassidy JD. The association between a lifetime history of work-related low back injury and future low back pain: a population-based cohort study. European Spine Journal. 2016;25(4):1242-1250. doi:10.1007/s00586-015-4151-3.
Dorland HF, Abma FI, Roelen CA, Smink A, Feuerstein M, Amick B, Ranchor AV, Bultmann U. The Cognitive Symptom Checklist-Work in cancer patients is related with work functioning, fatigue and depressive symptoms: a validation study. Journal of Cancer Survivorship. 2016;10(3):545-552. doi:10.1007/s11764-015-0500-9.
Randhawa K, Bohay R, Cote P, van der Velde G, Sutton D, Wong JJ, Yu H, Southerst D, Varatharajan S, Mior S, Stupar M, Shearer HM, Jacobs C, Taylor-Vaisey A. The effectiveness of noninvasive interventions for temporomandibular disorders: a systematic review by the Ontario protocol for traffic injury management (optima) collaboration. Clinical Journal of Pain. 2016;32(3):260-278. doi:10.1097/AJP.0000000000000247.
Piper S, Shearer HM, Cote P, Wong JJ, Yu H, Varatharajan S, Southerst D, Randhawa KA, Sutton DA, Stupar M, Nordin MC, Mior SA, van der Velde GM, Taylor-Vaisey AL. The effectiveness of soft-tissue therapy for the management of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries of the upper and lower extremities: a systematic review by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury management (OPTIMa) collaboration. Manual Therapy. 2016;21:18-34. doi:10.1016/j.math.2015.08.011.
Kviatkovsky MJ, Ramiro S, Landewe R, Dougados M, Tubach F, Bellamy N, Hochberg M, Ravaud P, Martin-Mola E, Awada H, Bombardier C, Felson D, Hajjaj-Hassouni N, Logeart I, Matucci-Cerinic M, van de Laar M, van der Heijde D. The minimum clinically important improvement and patient-acceptable symptom state in the basdai and basfi for patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Journal of Rheumatology. 2016;43(9):1680-1686. doi:10.3899/jrheum.151244.
Stergiou-Kita M, Pritlove C, Van Eerd D, Holness LD, Kirsh B, Duncan A, Jones J. The provision of workplace accommodations following cancer: survivor, provider, and employer perspectives. Journal of Cancer Survivorship. 2016;10(3):489-504. doi:10.1007/s11764-015-0492-5.
Zhang W, McLeod CB, Koehoorn M. The relationship between chronic conditions and absenteeism and associated costs in Canada. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2016;42(5):413-422. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3583.
Laberge M, Calvet B, Fredette M, Tabet N, Tondoux A, Bayard D, Breslin FC. Unexpected events: learning opportunities or injury risks for apprentices in low-skilled jobs? A pilot study. Safety Science. 2016;86:42744. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2016.02.005.
Blanchette MA, Rivard M, Dionne CE, Hogg-Johnson S, Steenstra I. Workers' characteristics associated with the type of healthcare provider first seen for occupational back pain. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2016;17(1):428. doi:10.1186/s12891-016-1298-y.


Furlan AD, Malmivaara A, Chou R, Maher CG, Deyo RA, Schoene M, Bronfort G, van Tulder MW. 2015 updated method guideline for systematic reviews in the Cochrane back and neck group. Spine. 2015;40(21):1660-1673. doi:10.1097/BRS.0000000000001061.
Beaton DE, Terwee CB, Singh JA, Hawker GA, Patrick DL, Burke LB, Toupin-April K, Tugwell PS. A call for evidence-based decision making when selecting outcome measurement instruments for summary of findings tables in systematic reviews: results from an OMERACT working group. Journal of Rheumatology. 2015;42(10):1954-1961. doi:10.3899/jrheum.141446.