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 2015 Journal Citation Report and the top 6% of the social sciences edition. Our 2016 impact factor is 4.071; our 5-year impact factor is 3.858.

Online-first articles

Review [online first; 23 January 2018]   pdf
Health effects of wind turbines in working environments – a scoping review
Freiberg A, Schefter C, Girbig M, Murta VC, Seidler A
 
Editorial [online first; 22 January 2018]   pdf
Ergonomic interventions and prevention – a need for better understanding of implementation
Takala E-P
 
Original article [online first; 22 January 2018]   pdf
Objectively measured physical activity of hospital shift workers
Loef B, van der Beek AJ, Holtermann A, Hulsegge G, van Baarle D, Proper KI
 
Short communication [online first; 15 January 2018]   pdf
The relationship between office type and job satisfaction: Testing a multiple mediation model through ease of interaction and well-being
Otterbring T, Pareigis J, Wästlund E, Makrygiannis A, Lindström A
 
Original article [online first; 11 January 2018]   pdf
Comprehensive profiles of psychological and social work factors as predictors of site-specific and multi-site pain
Christensen JO, Nielsen MB, Finne LB, Knardahl S
 
Original article [online first; 11 January 2018]   pdf
Night-shift work and hematological cancers: a population based case–control study in three Nordic countries
Talibov M, Pukkala E, Martinsen JI, Tryggvadottir L, Weiderpass E, Hansen J
 
Original article [online first; 9 January 2018]   pdf
Negative social acts and pain: evidence of a workplace bullying and 5-HTT genotype interaction
Jacobsen DP, Nielsen MB, Einarsen S, ­Gjerstad J
 
Original article [online first; 7 January 2018]   pdf
Prediction models to identify workers at risk of sick leave due to low-back pain in the Dutch construction industry
Bosman LC, Dijkstra L, Joling CI, Heymans MW, Twisk JWR, Roelen CAM
 
Original article [online first; 7 January 2018]   pdf
Shift work schedule and night work load: Effects on body mass index – a four-year longitudinal study
Buchvold HV, Pallesen S, Waage S, Bjorvatn B
 
Original article [online first; 23 December 2017]   pdf
Identifying return-to-work trajectories using sequence analysis in a cohort of workers with work-related musculoskeletal disorders
McLeod CB, Reiff E, Maas E, Bültmann U
 
Review [online first; 16 December 2017]   pdf
Shift work and the risk of cardiovascular disease. A systematic review and meta-analysis including dose–response relationship
Torquati L, Mielke GI, Brown WJ, Kolbe-Alexander T
 
Original article [online first; 4 December 2017]   pdf
Unhealthy lifestyle and sleep problems as risk factors for increased direct employers’ cost of short-term sickness absence
Kanerva N, Pietiläinen O, Lallukka T, Rahkonen O, Lahti J
 
Review [online first; 30 November 2017]   pdf
Are work organization interventions effective in preventing or reducing work-related musculoskeletal disorders? A systematic review of the literature
Stock SR, Nicolakakis N, Vézina N, Vézina M, Gilbert L, Turcot A, Sultan-Taïeb H, Sinden K, Denis M-A, Delga C, Beaucage C
 
Original article [online first; 29 November 2017]   pdf
Do resources buffer the prospective association of psychosocial work stress with depression? Longitudinal evidence from ageing workers
Lunau T, Wahrendorf M, Müller A, Wright B, Dragano N
 
Original article [online first; 29 November 2017]   pdf
Is self-reported time spent sedentary and in physical activity differentially biased by age, gender, body mass index, and low-back pain?
Gupta N, Heiden M, Mathiassen SE, Holtermann A
 
Original article [online first; 24 November 2017]   pdf
Prevention of hand eczema: effect of an educational program versus treatment as usual – results of the randomized clinical PREVEX trial
Fisker MH, Ebbehøj NE, Vejlstrup SG, Lindschou J, Gluud C, Winkel P, Bonde JP, Agner T
 
Original article [online first; 16 November 2017]   pdf
A health economic outcome evaluation of an internet-based mobile-supported stress management intervention for employees
Ebert DD, Kählke F, Buntrock C, Berking M, Smit F, Heber E, Baumeister H, Funk B, Riper H, Lehr D
 
Review [online first; 3 November 2017]   pdf
Workplace interventions to improve work ability: A systematic review and meta-analysis of their effectiveness
Oakman J, Neupane S, Proper KI, Kinsman N, Nygård C-H
 
Original article [online first; 2 November 2017]   pdf
Objectively measured occupational and leisure-time physical activity: cross-sectional associations with sleep problems
Skarpsno ES, Mork PJ, Nilsen TIL, Jørgensen MB, Holtermann A
 
Short communication [online first; 27 October 2017]   pdf
Can illegitimate job tasks be reduced by a participatory organizational-level workplace intervention? Results of a cluster randomized controlled trial in Danish pre-schools
Framke E, Sørensen OH, Pedersen J, Rugulies R
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Year 2017

Original article 2017;43(6):509-518   pdf full text
Breast cancer and exposure to aircraft, road, and railway-noise: a case–control study based on health insurance records
Hegewald J et.al.
Original article 2017;43(5):426-435   pdf full text
Occupational class and working beyond the retirement age: a cohort study
Virtanen M et.al.
Review 2017;43(4):294-306   pdf full text
Effort–reward imbalance at work and risk of depressive disorders. A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
Rugulies R , Aust B , Madsen IEH
Review 2017;43(3):197-209   pdf full text
Parkinson’s disease and occupational exposures: a systematic literature review and meta-analyses
Gunnarsson L-G , Bodin L
Original article 2017;43(2):117-126   pdf full text
Shift work and overall and cause-specific mortality in the Danish nurse cohort
Jørgensen JT et.al.
Original article 2017;43(1):5-14   pdf full text
Job strain and informal caregiving as predictors of long-term sickness absence: A longitudinal multi-cohort study
Mortensen J et.al.

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.

Recent most cited articles in Scopus

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

Original article 2015;41(2):164-174   pdf full text
21 citationsLog in and breathe out: internet-based recovery training for sleepless employees with work-related strain – results of a randomized controlled trial
Thiart H, Lehr D, Ebert DD, Berking M, Riper H
 
Original article 2015;41(2):124-139   pdf full text
19 citationsOccupational physical activity and 20-year incidence of acute myocardial infarction: results from the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
Krause N, Brand RJ, Arah OA, Kauhanen J
 
Discussion paper 2015;41(5):491-503   pdf full text
19 citationsEvaluation of occupational health interventions using a randomized controlled trial: challenges and alternative research designs
Schelvis RMC, Oude Hengel KM, Burdorf A, Blatter BM, Strijk JE, van der Beek AJ
 
Original article 2015;41(2):153-163   pdf full text
17 citationsEffect of workplace- versus home-based physical exercise on musculoskeletal pain among healthcare workers: a cluster randomized controlled trial
Jakobsen MD, Sundstrup E, Brandt M, Jay K, Aagaard P, Andersen LL
 
Original article 2015;41(3):288-293   pdf full text
16 citationsEnhanced preference for high-fat foods following a simulated night shift
Cain SW, Filtness AJ, Phillips CL, Anderson C
 
Original article 2015;41(2):140-152   pdf full text
15 citationsDoes aerobic exercise improve or impair cardiorespiratory fitness and health among cleaners? A cluster randomized controlled trial
Korshøj M, Lidegaard M, Skotte JH, Krustrup P, Krause N, Søgaard K, Holtermann A
 
Original article 2015;41(2):111-123   pdf full text
13 citationsHow compatible are participatory ergonomics programs with occupational health and safety management systems?
Yazdani A, Neumann P, Imbeau D, Bigelow P, Pagell M, Theberge N, Hilbrecht M, Wells R
 
Original article 2016;42(4):273-279   pdf full text
13 citationsEffects of graded return-to-work: a propensity-score-matched analysis
Bethge M
 
Original article 2015;41(3):268-279   pdf full text
12 citationsDeveloping register-based measures for assessment of working time patterns for epidemiologic studies
Härmä M, Ropponen A, Hakola T, Koskinen A, Vanttola P, Puttonen S, Sallinen M, Salo P, Oksanen T, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M
 
Original article 2015;41(5):441-450   pdf full text
12 citationsEducational differences in trajectories of self-rated health before, during, and after entering or leaving paid employment in the European workforce
Schuring M, Robroek SJW, Lingsma HF, Burdorf A