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.


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.
Tompa E, Robson LS, Sarnocinska-Hart A, Klassen R, Shevchenko A, Sharma S, Hogg-Johnson S, Amick B, Johnston DA, Veltri A, Pagell M. Managing safety and operations: the effect of joint management system practices on safety and operational outcomes. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2016;58(3):e80-e89. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000000616.
Wong IS, Smith PM, Ibrahim S, Mustard C, Gignac MA. Mediating pathways and gender differences between shift work and subjective cognitive function. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2016;73(11):753-760. doi:10.1136/oemed-2016-103774.
Sutton D, Gross DP, Cote P, Randhawa K, Yu H, Wong JJ, Stern P, Varatharajan S, Southerst D, Shearer HM, Stupar M, Goldgrub R, van der Velde G, Nordin M, Carroll LJ, Taylor-Vaisey A. Multimodal care for the management of musculoskeletal disorders of the elbow, forearm, wrist and hand: a systematic review by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration. Chiropractic and Manual Therapies. 2016;24:8-. doi:10.1186/s12998-016-0089-8.
Pratt B, Cheesman J, Breslin FC, Do MT. Occupational injuries in Canadian youth: an analysis of 22 years of surveillance data collected from the Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada. 2016;36(5):89-98.
Horppu R, Martimo KP, Viikari-Juntura E, Lallukka T, MacEachen E. Occupational physicians' reasoning about recommending early return to work with work modifications. PLoS One. 2016;11(7):e0158588-. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158588.
Beaton DE, Dyer S, Boonen A, Verstappen SM, Escorpizo R, Lacaille DV, Bosworth A, Gignac MA, Leong A, Purcaru O, Leggett S, Hofstetter C, Peterson IF, Tang K, Fautrel B, Bombardier C, Tugwell PS. OMERACT Filter evidence supporting the measurement of at-work productivity loss as an outcome measure in rheumatology research. Journal of Rheumatology. 2016;43(1):214-222. doi:10.3899/jrheum.141077.
Van Eerd D, Cole DC, Steenstra IA. Participatory ergonomics for return to work. In: Schultz IZ, Gatchel RJ, editors. Handbook of return to work: from research to practice. New York: Springer; 2016.
Sale JE, Gignac MA, Hawker G, Beaton DE, Frankel L, Bogoch E, Elliot-Gibson V. Patients do not have a consistent understanding of high risk for future fracture: a qualitative study of patients from a post-fracture secondary prevention program. Osteoporosis International. 2016;27(1):65-73. doi:10.1007/s00198-015-3214-y.
Armijo-Olivo S, Woodhouse LJ, Steenstra IA, Gross DP. Predictive value of the DASH tool for predicting return to work of injured workers with musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremity. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2016;73:807-815. doi:10.1136/oemed-2016-103791.
MacEachen E, Kosny A. Qualitative evidence in occupational health. In: Olson K, Young RA, Schultz IZ, editors. Handbook of Qualitative Health Research for Evidence-Based Practice. York: Springer New; 2016.
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.