Key term: musculoskeletal disorder

Short communication [online first; 19 October 2018]   pdf
Early part-time sick leave results in considerable savings in social security costs at national level: an analysis based on a quasi-experiment in Finland
Viikari-Juntura E, Leinonen T, Virta LJ, Hiljanen I, Husgafvel-Pursiainen K, Autti-Rämö I, Rissanen P, Burdorf A, Solovieva S
 
Original article [online first; 16 October 2018]   pdf
Participatory organizational intervention for improved use of assistive devices in patient transfer: a single-blinded cluster randomized controlled trial
Jakobsen MD, Aust B, Kines P, Madeleine P, Andersen LL
 
Original article 2018;44(5):530-538   pdf full text
Prolonged sitting at work is associated with a favorable time course of low-back pain among blue-collar workers: a prospective study in the DPhacto cohort
Korshøj M, Jørgensen MB, Hallman DM, Lagersted-Olsen J, Holtermann A, Gupta N
 
Original article 2018;44(2):147-155   pdf full text
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 2018;44(2):113-133   pdf full text
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 2018;44(1):25-36   pdf full text
Can beliefs about musculoskeletal pain and work be changed at the national level? Prospective evaluation of the Danish national Job & Body campaign
Andersen LL, Geisle N, Knudsen B
 
Original article 2018;44(1):37-46   pdf full text
A screening tool for the risk of disability retirement due to musculoskeletal disorders
Shiri R, Heliövaara M, Ahola K, Kaila-Kangas L, Haukka E, Kausto J, Saastamoinen P, Leino-Arjas P, Lallukka T
 
Original article 2018;44(1):96-105   pdf full text
Is objectively measured sitting at work associated with low-back pain? A cross sectional study in the DPhacto cohort
Korshøj M, Hallman DM, Mathiassen SE, Aadahl M, Holtermann A, Jørgensen MB
 
Original article 2017;43(6):526-539   pdf full text
A research framework for the development and implementation of interventions preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders
van der Beek AJ, Dennerlein JT, Huysmans MA, Mathiassen SE, Burdorf A, van Mechelen W, van Dieën JH, Frings-Dresen MHW, Holtermann A, Janwantanakul P, van der Molen HF, Rempel D, Straker L, Walker-Bone K, Coenen P
 
Original article 2017;43(4):350-357   pdf full text
Effects on musculoskeletal pain from “Take a Stand!” – a cluster-randomized controlled trial reducing sitting time among office workers
Danquah IH, Kloster S, Holtermann A, Aadahl M, Tolstrup JS
 
Original article 2017;43(3):269-278   pdf full text
Associations of objectively measured sitting and standing with low-back pain intensity: a 6-month follow-up of construction and healthcare workers
Lunde L-K, Koch M, Knardahl S, Veiersted KB
 
Original article 2017;43(1):68-74   pdf full text
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 2016;42(6):528-537   pdf full text
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
 
Review 2016;42(4):261-272   pdf full text
Effectiveness of very early workplace interventions to reduce sickness absence: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis
Vargas-Prada S, Demou E, Lalloo D, Avila-Palencia I, Sanati KA, Sampere M, Freer K, Serra C, Macdonald EB
 
Original article 2016;42(4):280-290   pdf full text
Carpal tunnel syndrome and manual work: the OCTOPUS cohort, results of a ten-year longitudinal study
Violante FS, Farioli A, Graziosi F, Marinelli F, Curti S, Armstrong TJ, Mattioli S, Bonfiglioli R
 
Original article 2016;42(3):209-216   pdf full text
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 2016;42(2):125-134   pdf full text
Social support modifies association between forward bending of the trunk and low-back pain: Cross-sectional field study of blue-collar workers
Villumsen M, Holtermann A, Samani A, Madeleine P, Jørgensen MB
 
Editorial 2016;42(2):99-102   pdf full text
On the scarring effects of job insecurity (and how they can be explained)
De Witte H
 
Review 2016;42(2):103-124   pdf full text
Systematic review of biochemical biomarkers for neck and upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders
Gold JE, Hallman DM, Hellström F, Björklund M, Crenshaw AG, Djupsjobacka M, Heiden M, Mathiassen SE, Piligian G, Barbe MF
 
Original article 2015;41(2):153-163   pdf full text
Effect 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(2):111-123   pdf full text
How 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 2014;40(6):610-620   pdf full text
Exposure–response relationships for the ACGIH threshold limit value for hand-activity level: results from a pooled data study of carpal tunnel syndrome
Kapellusch JM, Gerr FE, Malloy EJ, Garg A, Harris-Adamson C, Bao SS, Burt SE, Dale AM, Eisen EA, Evanoff BA, Hegmann KT, Silverstein BA, Theise MS, Rempel DM
 
Original article 2014;40(5):483-492   pdf full text
Do working conditions explain the increased risks of disability pension among men and women with low education? A follow-up of Swedish cohorts
Falkstedt D, Backhans M, Lundin A, Allebeck P, Hemmingsson T
 
Original article 2014;40(6):597-609   pdf full text
A longitudinal study on risk factors for neck and shoulder pain among young adults in the transition from technical school to working life
Hanvold TN, Wærsted M, Mengshoel AM, Bjertness E, Twisk J, Veiersted KB
 
Original article 2014;40(4):400-410   pdf full text
Role of the work-unit environment in the development of new shoulder pain among hospital workers: a longitudinal analysis
Lamy S, Descatha A, Sobaszek A, Caroly S, De Gaudemaris R, Lang T
 
Original article 2014;40(3):244-251   pdf full text
Workplace strength training prevents deterioration of work ability among workers with chronic pain and work disability: a randomized controlled trial
Sundstrup E, Jakobsen MD, Brandt M, Jay K, Persson R, Aagaard P, Andersen LL
 
Original article 2014;40(3):252-265   pdf full text
Cost-efficient assessment of biomechanical exposure in occupational groups, exemplified by posture observation and inclinometry
Trask C, Mathiassen SE, Wahlström J, Forsman M
 
Original article 2014;40(3):278-286   pdf full text
Predictors of sickness absence related to musculoskeletal pain: a two-year follow-up study of workers in municipal kitchens
Haukka E, Kaila-Kangas L, Luukkonen R, Takala E-P, Viikari-Juntura E, Leino-Arjas P
 
Review 2014;40(3):230-234   pdf full text
A meta-analysis of health effects of randomized controlled worksite interventions: Does social stratification matter?
Montano D, Hoven H, Siegrist J
 
Original article 2014;40(4):353-360   pdf full text
The contribution of major diagnostic causes to socioeconomic differences in disability retirement
Polvinen A, Laaksonen M, Gould R, Lahelma E, Martikainen P
 
Editorial 2014;40(1):1-3   pdf full text
National variations in back pain: Ecological fallacy or cultural differences?
Verbeek J, Burdorf A
 
Letter to the Editor 2014;40(1):101-102   pdf full text
The prevalence and incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in US working populations
Shiri R
 
Original article 2014;40(1):57-65   pdf full text
Effect of systematic ergonomic hazard identification and control implementation on musculoskeletal disorder and injury risk
Cantley LF, Taiwo OA, Galusha D, Barbour R, Slade MD, Tessier-Sherman B, Cullen MR
 
Original article 2014;40(1):74-81   pdf full text
Patient transfers and assistive devices: prospective cohort study on the risk for occupational back injury among healthcare workers
Andersen LL, Burdorf A, Fallentin N, Persson R, Jakobsen MD, Mortensen OS, Clausen T, Holtermann A
 
Original article 2013;39(6):578-588   pdf full text
Work-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
 
Original article 2013;39(4):390-400   pdf full text
The effect of work-related sustained trapezius muscle activity on the development of neck and shoulder pain among young adults
Hanvold TN, Wærsted M, Mengshoel AM, Bjertness E, Stigum H, Twisk J, Veiersted KB
 
Original article 2013;39(5):506-514   pdf full text
Prognosis of ulnar neuropathy and ulnar neuropathy-like symptoms in relation to occupational biomechanical exposures and lifestyle
Svendsen SW, Johnsen B, Fuglsang-Frederiksen A, Frost P
 
Original article 2013;39(5):495-505   pdf full text
Prevalence 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
 
Original article 2013;39(4):343-350   pdf full text
Disability pension due to musculoskeletal diagnoses: importance of work-related factors in a prospective cohort study of Finnish twins
Kärkkäinen S, Pitkäniemi J, Silventoinen K, Svedberg P, Huunan-Seppälä A, Koskenvuo K, Koskenvuo M, Alexanderson K, Kaprio J, Ropponen A
 
Original article 2013;39(2):164-169   pdf full text
Patient handling and risk for developing persistent low-back pain among female healthcare workers
Holtermann A, Clausen T, Jørgensen MB, Burdorf A, Andersen LL
 
Original article 2013;39(1):46-56   pdf full text
Economic evaluation of a participatory return-to-work intervention for temporary agency and unemployed workers sick-listed due to musculoskeletal disorders
Vermeulen SJ, Heymans MW, Anema JR, Schellart AJM, van Mechelen W, van der Beek AJ
 
Original article 2013;39(2):155-163   pdf full text
Validation of the ACGIH TLV for hand activity level in the OCTOPUS cohort: a two-year longitudinal study of carpal tunnel syndrome
Bonfiglioli R, Mattioli S, Armstrong TJ, Graziosi F, Marinelli F, Farioli A, Violante FS
 
Original article 2013;39(1):37-45   pdf full text
Health-related effects of early part-time sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders: a randomized controlled trial
Shiri R, Kausto J, Martimo K-P, Kaila-Kangas L, Takala E-P, Viikari-Juntura E
 
Original article 2012;38(2):134-143   pdf
Return to work after early part-time sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders: a randomized controlled trial
Viikari-Juntura E, Kausto J, Shiri R, Kaila-Kangas L, Takala E-P, Karppinen J, Miranda H, Luukkonen R, Martimo K-P
 
Original article 2011;37(6):502-511   pdf
Personal, biomechanical, and psychosocial risk factors for rotator cuff syndrome in a working population
Roquelaure Y, Bodin J, Ha C, Petit Le Manac’h A, Descatha A, Chastang J-F, Leclerc A, Goldberg M, Imbernon E
 
Original article 2011;37(6):512-524   pdf
Comparison of two different methods for performing combination analysis of force and posture risk factors in an epidemiological study
Bao S, Howard N, Spielholz P, Silverstein B, Polissar N
 
Original article 2011;37(5):383-393   pdf
The effectiveness of participatory ergonomics to prevent low-back and neck pain – results of a cluster randomized controlled trial
Driessen MT, Proper KI, Anema JR, Knol DL, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ
 
Original article 2011;37(2):85-98   pdf
1st place, PREMUS best paper competition: workplace and individual factors in wrist tendinosis among blue-collar workers − the San Francisco study
Harris C, Eisen EA, Goldberg R, Krause N, Rempel D
 
Original article 2011;37(2):120-128   pdf
The effect of workplace intervention on pain and sickness absence caused by upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders
Shiri R, Martimo K-P, Miranda H, Ketola R, Kaila-Kangas L, Liira H, Karppinen J, Viikari-Juntura E
 
Original article 2011;37(3):196-203   pdf
Kettlebell training for musculoskeletal and cardiovascular health: a randomized controlled trial
Jay K, Frisch D, Hansen K, Zebis MK, Andersen CH, Mortensen OS, Andersen LL
 
Original article 2010;36(4):299-304   pdf
Modeling the cost–benefit of nerve conduction studies in pre-employment screening for carpal tunnel syndrome
Evanoff B, Kymes S
 
Review 2010;36(3):189-201   pdf
Associations between work-related factors and specific disorders of the shoulder – a systematic review of the literature
van Rijn RM, Huisstede BMA, Koes BW, Burdorf A
 
Original article 2010;36(1):54-61   pdf
Work-related and psychological determinants of multisite musculoskeletal pain
Solidaki E, Chatzi L, Bitsios P, Markatzi I, Plana E, Castro F, Palmer KT, Coggon D, Kogevinas M
 
Original article 2010;36(1):34-41   pdf
Prognostic factors for long-term sickness absence among employees with neck–shoulder and low-back pain
Holtermann A, Hansen JV, Burr H, Søgaard K
 
Editorial 2010;36(1):1-2   pdf
The role of assessment of biomechanical exposure at the workplace in the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders
Burdorf A
 
Original article 2010;36(1):42-53   pdf
Effort–reward imbalance and one-year change in neck–shoulder and upper extremity pain among call center computer operators
Krause N, Burgel B, Rempel D
 
Original article 2010;36(1):25-33   pdf
Effectiveness of an ergonomic intervention on the productivity of workers with upper-extremity disorders – a randomized controlled trial
Martimo K-P, Shiri R, Miranda H, Ketola R, Varonen H, Viikari-Juntura E
 
Original article 2009;35(6):429-436   pdf
Socioeconomic position and low-back pain – the role of biomechanical strains and psychosocial work factors in the GAZEL cohort
Plouvier S, Leclerc A, Chastang J-F, Bonenfant S, Goldberg M
 
Amendments and corrections 2009;35(5):400-400   pdf
Re: Messing K, Tissot F, Stock SR. Should studies of risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders be stratified by gender? Lessons from the 1998 Québec Health and Social Survey. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2009;35(2):96–112.
Messing K, Stock SR, Tissot F
 
Review 2009;35(4):245-260   pdf
Validity of self-reported mechanical demands for occupational epidemiologic research of musculoskeletal disorders
Barrero LH, Katz JN, Dennerlein JT
 
Original article 2009;35(4):301-308   pdf
Self-reported productivity loss among workers with upper extremity disorders
Martimo K-P, Shiri R, Miranda H, Ketola R, Varonen H, Viikari-Juntura E
 
Original article 2009;35(3):222-232   pdf
Self-reported versus expert-assessed work-relatedness of pain in the neck, shoulder, and arm
Mehlum IS, Veiersted KB, Wærsted M, Wergeland E, Kjuus H
 
Original article 2009;35(2):96-112   pdf
Should studies of risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders be stratified by gender? Lessons from the 1998 Québec Health and Social Survey
Messing K, Stock SR, Tissot F
 
Original article 2009;35(2):113-126   pdf
Gender adjustment or stratification in discerning upper extremity musculoskeletal disorder risk?
Silverstein B, Fan ZJ, Smith CK, Bao S, Howard N, Spielholz P, Bonauto DK, Viikari-Juntura E
 
Review 2009;35(1):19-36   pdf
Associations between work-related factors and the carpal tunnel syndrome—a systematic review
van Rijn RM, Huisstede BMA, Koes BW, Burdorf A
 
Original article 2009;35(1):56-64   pdf
Musculoskeletal disorders among construction roofers—physical function and disability
Welch L, Haile E, Boden LI, Hunting KL
 
Editorial 2008;34(5):323-325   pdf
Psychosocial factors at work and musculoskeletal disorders
Kompier MAJ, van der Beek AJ
 
Original article 2008;34(5):374-380   pdf
Follow-up study of musculoskeletal disorders 20 months after the introduction of a mouse-based computer system
Arvidsson I, Axmon A, Skerfving S
 
Original article 2008;34(5):345-355   pdf
Can favorable psychosocial work conditions and high work dedication protect against the occurrence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders?
Joling CI, Blatter BM, Ybema JF, Bongers PM
 
Original article 2008;34(3):179-188   pdf
Health-related effects of worksite interventions involving physical exercise and reduced workhours
von Thiele Schwarz U, Lindfors P, Lundberg U
 
Original article 2008;34(2):120-132   pdf
Risk factors for generally reduced productivity—a prospective cohort study of young adults with neck or upper-extremity musculoskeletal symptoms
Boström M, Dellve L, Thomée S, Hagberg M
 
Article SJWEH Suppl 2007; (3):81-84   pdf
Holistic approaches to the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders among call-center workers
Caple DC
 
Original article 2007;33(6):440-446   pdf
Generalizability of a prediction rule for sick leave due to shoulder pain
Kuijpers T, Vergouwe Y, van der Heijden GJM, Bot SDM, Twisk JWR, van der Windt DAWM, Bouter LM
 
Original article 2007;33(2):131-140   pdf
A pattern recognition approach to the development of a classification system for upper-limb musculoskeletal disorders of workers
Beaton DE, Bombardier C, Cole DC, Hogg-Johnson S, Van Eerd D; Clinical Expert Group
 
Supplement article 2005;31 suppl 2:88-95   pdf
Physical load exposure at construction sites
Hartmann B, Fleischer AG
 
Supplement article 2005;31 suppl 2:57-67   pdf
Dose–response associations between musculoskeletal disorders and physical and psychosocial factors among construction workers
Engholm G, Holmström E
 
Review 2005;31(6):409-437   pdf
Reproducibility and validity of workers’ self-reports of physical work demands
Stock SR, Fernandes R, Delisle A, Vézina N
 
Article SJWEH Suppl 2005; (1):23-27   pdf
Challenges in occupational safety and health from the global market economy and from demographic change—facts, trends, policy response and actual need for preventive occupational health services in Europe
Froneberg B
 
Original article 2005;31(5):367-374   pdf
Reduced productivity after sickness absence due to musculoskeletal disorders and its relation to health outcomes
Lötters F, Meerding W-J, Burdorf A
 
Original article 2005;31(2):132-137   pdf
Risk factors for visiting a medical department because of upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders
Werner RA, Franzblau A, Gell N, Hartigan AG, Ebersole M, Armstrong TJ
 
Editorial 2004;30(4):257-259   pdf
Men-the weaker sex? Unexpected results of a systematic review on work exposures and musculoskeletal disorders.
Leino-Arjas P
 
Review 2004;30(3):179-190   pdf
Mechanical exposure concepts using force as the agent
Wells R, Van Eerd D, Hägg G
 
Letter to the editor 2003;29(6):489-489   pdf
Authors` reply
Wergeland EL, Veiersted B, Ingre M, Olsson B, Åkerstedt T, Bjørnskau T, Varg N
 
Letter to the editor 2003;29(6):488-488   pdf
Health effects of reduced workhours?
Eriksen HR, Svensen E, Tveito TH, Ursin H
 
Original article 2003;29(5):354-362   pdf
Method for quantitatively assessing physical risk factors during variable noncyclic work
Anton D, Cook TM, Rosecrance JC, Merlino LA
 
Original article 2003;29(1):27-34   pdf
A shorter workday as a means of reducing the occurrence of musculoskeletal disorders
Wergeland EL, Veiersted B, Ingre M, Olsson B, Åkerstedt T, Bjørnskau T, Varg N
 
Original article 2002;28(6):394-401   pdf
Work-schedule characteristics and reported musculoskeletal disorders of registered nurses
Lipscomb JA, Trinkoff AM, Geiger-Brown J, Brady B
 
Supplement 2001;27 suppl 2:1-52   pdf
Evaluation of physical workload standards and guidelines from a Nordic perspective
Fallentin N, Viikari-Juntura E, Wærsted M, Kilbom Å
 
Supplement 2001;27 suppl 1:1-102   pdf  pdf  pdf  pdf  pdf  pdf
Criteria document for evaluating the work-relatedness of upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders
Sluiter JK, Rest KM, Frings-Dresen MHW
 
Original article 2001;27(6):381-387   pdf
Incidence of musculoskeletal disorders among newly employed manufacturing workers
Häkkänen M, Viikari-Juntura E, Martikainen R
 
Letters to the Editor 2001;27(1):82-83   pdf
Study on postural stress and shoulder disorders
Bonde JP, Kolstad H
 
Original article 2001;27(1):30-40   pdf
Questionnaire versus direct technical measurements in assessing postures and movements of the head, upper back, arms and hands
Hansson G-Å, Balogh I, Unge Byström J, Ohlsson K, Nordander C, Asterland P, Sjölander S, Rylander L, Winkel J, Skerfving S; Malmö Shoulder-Neck Study Group
 
Original article 2000;26(6):507-513   pdf
Occupational risk factors for radial tunnel syndrome in industrial workers
Roquelaure Y, Raimbeau G, Dano C, Martin Y-H, Pelier-Cady M-C, Mechali S, Benetti F, Mariel J, Fanello S, Penneau-Fontbonne D
 
Reviews 2000;26(5):373-381   pdf
Biopsychosocial rehabilitation for repetitive-strain injuries among working-age adults
Karjalainen KA, Malmivaara AOV, van Tulder MW, Roine RP, Jauhiainen MS, Hurri HO, Koes BW
 
Original article 2000;26(4):292-298   pdf
Association between plasma testosterone and work-related neck and shoulder disorders among female workers
Kaergaard A, Hansen ÅM, Rasmussen K, Andersen JH
 
Original article 2000;26(4):283-291   pdf
Shoulder disorders and postural stress in automobile assembly work
Punnett L, Fine LJ, Keyserling WM, Herrin GD, Chaffin DB
 
Invited article 1999;25(6):616-624   pdf
How to deal with stress in organizations? - a health perspective on theory and practice.
Theorell T
 
Original article 1999;25(3):255-263   pdf
Effects of an ergonomic training program on workers with video display units
Brisson C, Montreuil S, Punnett L
 
Original article 1997;23(5):364-369   pdf
Occupational and personal risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome in industrial workers
Roquelaure Y, Mechali S, Dano C, Fanello S, Benetti F, Bureau D, Mariel J, Martin Y-H, Derriennic F, Penneau-Fontbonne D
 
Original article 1997;23(4):299-307   pdf
Test-retest reliability of an upper-extremity discomfort questionnaire in an industrial population
Franzblau A, Salerno DF, Armstrong TJ, Werner RA
 
Original article 1997;23(2):121-129   pdf
Sickness absence from back pain, psychosocial work characteristics and employment grade among office workers
Hemingway H, Shipley MJ, Stansfeld S, Marmot M
 
Original article 1995;21(6):478-486   pdf
Humeral epicondylitis among gas- and waterworks employees
Ritz BR
 
Original article 1995;21(2):134-142   pdf
Psychosocial factors at work in relation to back and limb disorders
Leino PI, Hänninen V