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.


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.
Berolo S, Steenstra I, Amick B, Wells RP. A comparison of two methods to assess the usage of mobile hand-held communication devices. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 2015;12(4):276-285. doi:10.1080/15459624.2014.973111.
Sears JM, Bowman SM, Rotert M, Hogg-Johnson S. A new method to classify injury severity by diagnosis: validation using workers' compensation and trauma registry data. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2015;25(4):742-751. doi:10.1007/s10926-015-9582-5.
Stupar M, Cote P, Beaton DE, Boyle E, Cassidy JD. A test-retest reliability study of the whiplash disability questionnaire in patients with acute whiplash-associated disorders. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. 2015;38(9):629-636. doi:10.1016/j.jmpt.2015.10.003.
Murphy L, Ng KW, Su VC, Woodworth-Giroux S, Levy TS, Sproule BA, Furlan AD. Approach to the pharmacological management of chronic pain in patients with an alcohol use disorder. Journal of Pain Research. 2015;8:851-857. doi:10.2147/JPR.S88900.
Badley EM, Canizares M, Perruccio AV, Hogg-Johnson S, Gignac MA. Benefits gained, benefits lost: comparing baby boomers to other generations in a longitudinal cohort study of self-rated health. Milbank Quarterly. 2015;93(1):40-72. doi:10.1111/1468-0009.12105.
Page MJ, McKenzie JE, Green SE, Beaton DE, Jain NB, Lenza M, Verhagen AP, Surace S, Deitch J, Buchbinder R. Core domain and outcome measurement sets for shoulder pain trials are needed: systematic review of physical therapy trials. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2015;68(11):1270-1281. doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.06.006.
Tompa E, Foley M, Van Eerd D. Cost-benefit analysis for human factors. In: Wilson JR, Sharples S, editors. Evaluation of human work. Boca Raton, Fl: CRC Press-Taylor & Francis Group; 2015.
Maxwell LJ, Wells GA, Simon LS, Conaghan PG, Grosskleg S, Scrivens K, Beaton DE, Bingham CO, Busse JW, Christensen R, Goel N, Juni P, Kaiser U, Lyddiatt A, Mease PJ, Ostelo RW, Phillips K, Sapunar D, Singh JA, Strand V, Taylor AM, Terwee CB, Tugwell P. Current state of reporting pain outcomes in Cochrane reviews of chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions and considerations for an OMERACT research agenda. Journal of Rheumatology. 2015;42(10):1934-1942. doi:10.3899/jrheum.141423.