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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 2 December 2016]   pdf
Application of latent growth modeling to identify different working life trajectories: the case of the Spanish WORKss cohort
Serra L, López Gómez MA, Sanchez-Niubo A, Delclos GL, Benavides FG
 
Editorial [online first; 2 December 2016]   pdf
Addressing long-term sickness absence: moving beyond disease, illness and work-related factors for effective prevention
van Amelsvoort LGPM, Jansen NWH, Kant I
 
Original article [online first; 1 December 2016]   pdf
“Mental retirement?” Trajectories of work engagement preceding retirement among older workers
de Wind A, Leijten FRM, Hoekstra T, Geuskens GA, Burdorf A, van der Beek AJ
 
Original article [online first; 14 November 2016]   pdf
Short-term effects of night shift work on breast cancer risk: a cohort study of payroll data
Vistisen HT, Garde AH, Frydenberg M, Christiansen P, Hansen ÅM, Hansen J, Bonde JPE, Kolstad HA
 
Original article [online first; 9 November 2016]   pdf
Association between high ambient temperature and acute work-related injury: a case-crossover analysis using workers’ compensation claims data
McInnes JA, Akram M, MacFarlane EM, Keegel T, Sim MR, Smith P
 
Original article [online first; 25 October 2016]   pdf
The influence of poor health on competing exit routes from paid employment among older workers in 11 European countries
Reeuwijk KG, van Klaveren D, van Rijn RM, Burdorf A, Robroek SJW
 
Original article [online first; 16 September 2016]   pdf
Time trends in incidence and prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome over eight years according to multiple data sources: Pays de la Loire study
Roquelaure Y, Chazelle E, Gautier L, Plaine J, Descatha A, Evanoff B, Bodin J, Fouquet N, Buisson C
 
Original article [online first; 9 September 2016]   pdf
Association between occupational lifting and day-to-day change in low-back pain intensity based on company records and text messages
Andersen LL, Fallentin N, Ajslev JZN, Jakobsen MD, Sundstrup E
 
Original article [online first; 30 August 2016]   pdf
Physical and cognitive capability in mid-adulthood as determinants of retirement and extended working life in a British cohort study
Stafford M, Cooper R, Cadar D, Carr E, Murray E, Richards M, Stansfeld S, Zaninotto P, Head J, Kuh D
 
Original article [online first; 24 August 2016]   pdf
Job strain and informal caregiving as predictors of long-term sickness absence: A longitudinal multi-cohort study
Mortensen J, Dich N, Lange T, Alexanderson K, Goldberg M, Head J, Kivimäki M, Madsen IEH, Rugulies R, Vahtera J, Zins M, Rod NH
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Year 2016

Original article 2016;42(6):459-468   pdf full text
Shift workers have a similar diet quality but higher energy intake than day workers
Hulsegge G et.al.
Review 2016;42(5):371-381   pdf full text
Process variables in organizational stress management intervention evaluation research: a systematic review
Havermans BM et.al.
Original article 2016;42(4):273-279   pdf full text
Effects of graded return-to-work: a propensity-score-matched analysis
Bethge M
Review 2016;42(3):181-191   pdf full text
Interventions to reduce sedentary behavior and increase physical activity during productive work: a systematic review
Commissaris DACM et.al.
Short communication 2016;42(2):170-174   pdf full text
Mid-life job insecurity associated with subjective well-being in old age: results from the population-based MONICA/KORA study
Barrech A et.al.
Review 2016;42(1):3-16   pdf full text
Systematic review of qualitative literature on occupational health and safety legislation and regulatory enforcement planning and implementation
MacEachen E et.al.

Year 2015

Original article 2015;41(6):511-518   pdf full text
Changes in working conditions and physical health functioning among midlife and ageing employees
Mänty M et.al.
Reviews 2015;41(5):425-440   pdf full text
A systematic review of the sleep, sleepiness, and performance implications of limited wake shift work schedules
Short MA et.al.
Original article 2015;41(4):338-346   pdf full text
Explaining educational differences in sickness absence: a population-based follow-up study
Kaikkonen R et.al.
Original article 2015;41(3):223-233   pdf full text
Results of a feasibility study: barriers and facilitators in implementing the Sherbrooke model in France
Fassier J-B et.al.
Original article 2015;41(2):111-123   pdf full text
How compatible are participatory ergonomics programs with occupational health and safety management systems?
Yazdani A et.al.
Original article 2015;41(1):16-23   pdf full text
How do retirement dynamics influence mental well-being in later life? A 10-year panel study
Dingemans E , Henkens K

Year 2014

Review 2014;40(6):543-556   pdf full text
Health-related interventions among night shift workers: a critical review of the literature
Neil-Sztramko SE et.al.
Review 2014;40(5):441-456   pdf full text
A reciprocal interplay between psychosocial job stressors and worker well-being? A systematic review of the “reversed” effect
Tang K
Original article 2014;40(4):335-342   pdf full text
Heavy work and disability pension – a long term follow-up of Swedish construction workers
Järvholm B et.al.
Review 2014;40(3):215-229   pdf full text
Occurrence of delayed-onset post-traumatic stress disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies
Utzon-Frank N et.al.
Review 2014;40(2):109-132   pdf full text
Adverse effects of psychosocial work factors on blood pressure: systematic review of studies on demand–control–support and effort–reward imbalance models
Gilbert-Ouimet M et.al.
Review 2014;40(1):5-18   pdf full text
The association between long working hours and health: A systematic review of epidemiological evidence
Bannai A , Tamakoshi A

Recent most cited articles in Scopus

The following list includes most cited articles published during the previous 36 months.

Review 2014;40(1):5-18   pdf full text
50 citationsThe association between long working hours and health: A systematic review of epidemiological evidence
Bannai A, Tamakoshi A
 
Consensus report 2015;41(1):5-15   pdf full text
31 citationsAsbestos, asbestosis, and cancer, the Helsinki criteria for diagnosis and attribution 2014: recommendations
Wolff H, reporter, Vehmas T, reporter, Oksa P, reporter, Rantanen J, reporter, Vainio H, reporter
 
Review 2014;40(1):19-35   pdf full text
30 citationsOccupational chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic literature review
Omland Ø, Würtz ET, Aasen TB, Blanc P, Brisman J, Miller MR, Pedersen OF, Schlünssen V, Sigsgaard T, Ulrik CS, Viskum S
 
Original article 2014;40(3):295-304   pdf full text
19 citationsRotating-shift nurses after a day off: peripheral clock gene expression, urinary melatonin, and serum 17-β-estradiol levels
Bracci M, Manzella N, Copertaro A, Staffolani S, Strafella E, Barbaresi M, Copertaro B, Rapisarda V, Valentino M, Santarelli L
 
Review 2014;40(2):109-132   pdf full text
16 citationsAdverse effects of psychosocial work factors on blood pressure: systematic review of studies on demand–control–support and effort–reward imbalance models
Gilbert-Ouimet M, Trudel X, Brisson C, Milot A, Vézina M
 
Original article 2014;40(1):36-46   pdf full text
16 citationsMusculoskeletal pain in Europe: the role of personal, occupational, and social risk factors
Farioli A, Mattioli S, Quaglieri A, Curti S, Violante FS, Coggon D
 
Review 2014;40(6):543-556   pdf full text
15 citationsHealth-related interventions among night shift workers: a critical review of the literature
Neil-Sztramko SE, Pahwa M, Demers PA, Gotay CC
 
Original article 2014;40(5):531-538   pdf full text
14 citationsDifferential cross-sectional associations of work- and leisure-time sitting, with cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness among working adults
Saidj M, Jørgensen T, Jacobsen RK, Linneberg A, Aadahl M
 
Review 2014;40(5):441-456   pdf full text
13 citationsA reciprocal interplay between psychosocial job stressors and worker well-being? A systematic review of the “reversed” effect
Tang K
 
Original article 2014;40(5):518-530   pdf full text
13 citationsAir pollution exposure and adverse pregnancy outcomes in a large UK birth cohort: use of a novel spatio-temporal modelling technique
Hannam K, McNamee R, Baker P, Sibley C, Agius R