Welcome to the home page of the Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. We are an internationally renowned periodical in the top 12% of the scientific edition of Public, Environmental and Occupational Health journals in the 2014 Journal Citation Report and the top 6% of the social sciences edition. Our 2014 impact factor is 3.454; our 5-year impact factor is 4.060.

Online-first articles

Article [online first; 29 April 2016]   pdf
The influence of and change in procedural justice on self-rated health trajectories: Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Survey of Health results
Leineweber C, Eib C, Peristera P, Bernhard-Oettel C
 
Original article [online first; 21 April 2016]   pdf
Self-reported occupational physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness: Importance for cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality
Holtermann A, Marott JL, Gyntelberg F, Søgaard K, Mortensen OS, Prescott E, Schnohr P
 
Original article [online first; 13 April 2016]   pdf
Effects of graded return-to-work: a propensity-score-matched analysis
Bethge M
 
Original article [online first; 12 April 2016]   pdf
Prediction of objectively measured physical activity and sedentariness among blue-collar workers using survey questionnaires
Gupta N, Heiden M, Mathiassen SE, Holtermann A
 
Original article [online first; 9 April 2016]   pdf
Associations between number of consecutive night shifts and impairment of neurobehavioral performance during a subsequent simulated night shift
Magee M, Sletten TL, Ferguson SA, Grunstein RR, Anderson C, Kennaway DJ, Lockley SW, Rajaratnam SMW
 
Original article [online first; 5 April 2016]   pdf
Effect of a participatory organizational-level occupational health intervention on short-term sickness absence: a cluster randomized controlled trial
Framke E, Sørensen OH, Pedersen J, Rugulies R
 
Editorial [online first; 10 March 2016]   pdf
A history of the Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health
Smith DR
 
Letter to the Editor [online first; 9 March 2016]   pdf
Methodological and conceptual issues regarding occupational psychosocial coronary heart disease epidemiology
Burr H, Formazin M, Pohrt A
 
Original article [online first; 1 March 2016]   pdf
Contribution of comorbid conditions to the association between diabetes and disability pensions: a population-based nationwide cohort study
Ervasti J, Virtanen M, Lallukka T, Pentti J, Kjeldgård L, Mittendorfer-Rutz E, Tinghög P, Alexanderson K
 
Original article [online first; 25 February 2016]   pdf
The association between job stress and leisure-time physical inactivity adjusted for individual attributes: evidence from a Japanese occupational cohort survey
Oshio T, Tsutsumi A, Inoue A
 
Short communication [online first; 19 February 2016]   pdf
Does exposure to bullying behaviors at the workplace contribute to later suicidal ideation? A three-wave longitudinal study
Nielsen MB, Einarsen S, Notelaers G, Nielsen GH
 
Original article [online first; 16 February 2016]   pdf
Sickness absence and mental health: evidence from a nationally representative longitudinal survey
Wooden M, Bubonya M, Cobb-Clark D
 
Review [online first; 18 December 2015]   pdf
Interventions to reduce sedentary behavior and increase physical activity during productive work: a systematic review
Commissaris DACM, Huysmans MA, Mathiassen SE, Srinivasan D, Koppes LLJ, Hendriksen IJM
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Year 2016

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 2013;39(5):431-447   pdf full text
39 citationsNight-shift work and breast cancer – a systematic review and meta-analysis
Ijaz S, Verbeek J, Seidler A, Lindbohm M-L, Ojajärvi A, Orsini N, Costa G, Neuvonen K
 
Review 2014;40(1):5-18   pdf full text
38 citationsThe association between long working hours and health: A systematic review of epidemiological evidence
Bannai A, Tamakoshi A
 
Original article 2013;39(5):495-505   pdf full text
33 citationsPrevalence and incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in US working populations: pooled analysis of six prospective studies
Dale AM, Harris-Adamson C, Rempel D, Gerr F, Hegmann K, Silverstein B, Burt S, Garg A, Kapellusch J, Merlino L, Thiese MS, Eisen EA, Evanoff B
 
Review 2013;39(3):233-240   pdf full text
23 citationsThe contribution of overweight, obesity, and lack of physical activity to exit from paid employment: a meta-analysis
Robroek SJW, Reeuwijk KG, Hillier FC, Bambra CL, van Rijn RM, Burdorf A
 
Review 2014;40(1):19-35   pdf full text
19 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
 
Consensus report 2015;41(1):5-15   pdf full text
18 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 2013;39(3):241-258   pdf full text
17 citationsPsychosocial factors at work, long work hours, and obesity: a systematic review
Solovieva S, Lallukka T, Virtanen M, Viikari-Juntura E
 
Review 2013;39(6):535-549   pdf full text
17 citationsPsychosocial work characteristics and sleep quality: a systematic review of longitudinal and intervention research
Van Laethem M, Beckers DGJ, Kompier MAJ, Dijksterhuis A, Geurts SAE
 
Review 2013;39(4):325-334   pdf full text
15 citationsMiscarriage and occupational activity: a systematic review and meta-analysis regarding shift work, working hours, lifting, standing, and physical workload
Bonde JP, Jørgensen KT, Bonzini M, Palmer KT
 
Original article 2014;40(3):295-304   pdf full text
14 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