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Online-first articles

Letter to the Editor [online first; 29 September 2016]   pdf
Reproductive health indicators and fetal medicine – many things will change
Olsen J, Pedersen LH
 
Original article [online first; 16 September 2016]   pdf
Farmers' mental health: A longitudinal sibling comparison – the HUNT study, Norway
Torske MO, Bjørngaard JH, Hilt B, Glasscock D, Krokstad S
 
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; 15 September 2016]   pdf
Shift workers have a similar diet quality but higher energy intake than day workers
Hulsegge G, Boer JMA, van der Beek AJ, Verschuren WMM, Sluijs I, Vermeulen R, Proper KI
 
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; 8 September 2016]   pdf
Does objectively measured daily duration of forward bending predict development and aggravation of low-back pain? A prospective study
Lagersted-Olsen J, Thomsen BL, Holtermann A, Søgaard K, Jørgensen MB
 
Original article [online first; 31 August 2016]   pdf
The effect of motherhood and work on women's time pressure: A cohort analysis using the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health
Otterbach S, Tavener M, Forder P, Powers J, Loxton D, Byles J
 
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; 29 August 2016]   pdf
Effectiveness of a return-to-work program for workers without an employment contract, sick-listed due to common mental disorders
Lammerts L, Schaafsma FG, Bonefaas-Groenewoud K, van Mechelen W, Anema JR
 
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
 
Original article [online first; 23 August 2016]   pdf
Breast cancer incidence among female flight attendants: exposure–response analyses
Pinkerton LE, Hein MJ, Anderson JL, Little MP, Sigurdson AJ, Schubauer-Berigan MK
 
Commentary [online first; 22 August 2016]   pdf
Critical reflections on the currently leading definition of sustainable employability
Fleuren BPI, de Grip A, Jansen NWH, Kant I, Zijlstra FRH
 
Original article [online first; 15 August 2016]   pdf
Predicting chronic low-back pain based on pain trajectories in patients in an occupational setting: an exploratory analysis
Panken G, Hoekstra T, Verhagen A, van Tulder M, Twisk J, Heymans MW
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Year 2016

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
45 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
28 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
27 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
 
Review 2013;39(6):535-549   pdf full text
20 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
 
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
 
Original article 2013;39(6):578-588   pdf full text
17 citationsWork-related risk factors for incidence of lateral epicondylitis in a large working population
Herquelot E, Guéguen A, Roquelaure Y, Bodin J, Sérazin C, Ha C, Leclerc A, Goldberg M, Zins M, Descatha A
 
Review 2014;40(2):109-132   pdf full text
15 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
15 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
14 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
13 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