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Online-first articles

Discussion paper [online first; 18 July 2018]   pdf
Promoting health and physical capacity during productive work: the Goldilocks Principle
Holtermann A, Mathiassen SE, Straker L
 
Original article [online first; 8 July 2018]   pdf
Comparison of hemodynamic responses between normotensive and untreated hypertensive men under simulated long working hours
Ikeda H, Liu X, Oyama F, Wakisaka K, Takahashi M
 
Original article [online first; 8 July 2018]   pdf
Trends and topics in occupational diseases over the last 60 years from PubMed
Gehanno J-F, Postel A, Schuers M, Rollin L
 
Original article [online first; 20 June 2018]   pdf
Self-reported or register-based? A comparison of sickness absence data among 8110 public and private employees in Denmark
Thorsen SV, Flyvholm M-A, Bültmann U
 
Original article [online first; 17 June 2018]   pdf
Indoor, outdoor, and night work and blood concentrations of vitamin D and parathyroid hormone
Daugaard S, Garde AH, Hansen ÅM, Vistisen HT, Rejnmark L, Kolstad HA
 
Original article [online first; 12 June 2018]   pdf
Labor market and health trajectories during periods of economic recession and expansion in the United States, 1988‒2011
Fan JK, Amick III BC, Richardson L, Scott-Marshall H, McLeod CB
 
Original article [online first; 11 June 2018]   pdf
The association of adolescent spinal-pain-related absenteeism with early adulthood work absenteeism: A six-year follow-up data from a population-based cohort
Coenen P, Smith A, Kent P, Harris M, Linton SJ, Pransky G, Beales D, O’Sullivan P, Straker L
 
Original article [online first; 7 June 2018]   pdf
Parental occupational exposure to solvents and heavy metals and risk of developing testicular germ cell tumors in sons (NORD-TEST Denmark)
Olsson A, Togawa K, Schüz J, Le Cornet C, Fervers B, Oksbjerg Dalton S, Pukkala E, Feychting M, Skakkebæk NE, Hansen J
 
Original article [online first; 5 June 2018]   pdf
Night work and risk of common mental disorders: analyzing observational data as a non-randomized pseudo trial
Beltagy MS, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M
 
Original article [online first; 4 June 2018]   pdf
Sickness absence in a re-employment program as a predictor of labor market attachment among long-term unemployed individuals: A 6-year cohort study in Finland
Nwaru CA, Kivimäki M, Pentti J, Vahtera J, Virtanen P
 
Original article [online first; 3 June 2018]   pdf
Time takes us all? A two-wave observational study of age and time effects on sustainable employability
Fleuren BPI, van Amelsvoort LGPM, de Grip A, Zijlstra FRH, Kant I
 
Original article [online first; 31 May 2018]   pdf
Respirator use and its impact on particulate matter exposure in aluminum manufacturing facilities
Liu S, Noth E, Eisen E, Cullen MR, Hammond K
 
Original article [online first; 2 May 2018]   pdf
Clustering of job strain, effort−reward imbalance, and organizational injustice and the risk of work disability: a cohort study
Juvani A, Oksanen T, Virtanen M, Salo P, Pentti J, Kivimäki M, Vahtera J
 
Review [online first; 30 April 2018]   pdf
Content and quality of workplace guidelines developed to prevent mental health problems: results from a systematic review
Nexø MA, Kristensen JV, Grønvad MT, Kristiansen J, Poulsen OM
 
Original article [online first; 25 March 2018]   pdf
Exposure to traffic noise and air pollution and risk for febrile seizure: a cohort study
Hjortebjerg D, Nybo Andersen A-M, Ketzel M, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Sørensen M
 
Original article [online first; 15 March 2018]   pdf
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
 
Review [online first; 15 March 2018]   pdf
Otoacoustic emissions versus audiometry in monitoring hearing loss after long-term noise exposure – a systematic review
Helleman HW, Eising H, Limpens J, Dreschler WA
 
Review [online first; 6 February 2018]   pdf
Productivity estimation in economic evaluations of occupational health and safety interventions: a systematic review
Steel J, Godderis L, Luyten J
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Year 2018

Review 2018;44(4):341-350   pdf
Precarious employment and occupational accidents and injuries – a systematic review
Koranyi I et.al.
Review 2018;44(3):229-238   pdf
Shift work and the risk of cardiovascular disease. A systematic review and meta-analysis including dose–response relationship
Torquati L et.al.
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 et.al.
Original article 2018;44(1):16-24   pdf full text
Intervention to diminish dehydration and kidney damage among sugarcane workers
Wegman DH et.al.

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.

Discussion paper 2015;41(5):491-503   pdf full text
26 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
 
Review 2016;42(3):181-191   pdf full text
19 citationsInterventions 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
 
Original article 2016;42(4):273-279   pdf full text
16 citationsEffects of graded return-to-work: a propensity-score-matched analysis
Bethge M
 
Discussion paper 2016;42(1):71-79   pdf full text
15 citationsSustainable employability – definition, conceptualization, and implications: A perspective based on the capability approach
van der Klink JJL, Bültmann U, Burdorf A, Schaufeli WB, Zijlstra FRH, Abma FI, Brouwer S, van der Wilt GJ
 
Original article 2015;41(5):441-450   pdf full text
14 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
 
Reviews 2015;41(5):425-440   pdf full text
13 citationsA systematic review of the sleep, sleepiness, and performance implications of limited wake shift work schedules
Short MA, Agostini A, Lushington K, Dorrian J
 
Short communication 2015;41(5):486-490   pdf full text
13 citationsCross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Danish consensus version of the 10-item Perceived Stress Scale
Eskildsen A, Dalgaard VL, Nielsen KJ, Andersen JH, Zachariae R, Olsen LR, Jørgensen A, Christiansen DH
 
Review 2017;43(4):294-306   pdf full text
12 citationsEffort–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
 
Original article 2016;42(3):237-245   pdf full text
11 citationsPrediction of objectively measured physical activity and sedentariness among blue-collar workers using survey questionnaires
Gupta N, Heiden M, Mathiassen SE, Holtermann A
 
Original article 2016;42(4):280-290   pdf full text
11 citationsCarpal 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