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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 13 April 2021]   pdf
Effectiveness of training in guideline-oriented biopsychosocial management of low-back pain in occupational health services – a cluster randomized controlled trial
Ryynänen K, Oura P, Simula A-S, Holopainen R, Paukkunen M, Lausmaa M, Remes J, Booth N, Malmivaara A, Karppinen J
 
Review [online first; 9 April 2021]   pdf
Safety incidents associated with extended working hours. A systematic review and meta-analysis
Matre D, Skogstad M, Sterud T, Nordby K-C, Knardahl S, Christensen JO, Lie J-AS
 
Original article [online first; 31 March 2021]   pdf
Patterns of working hour characteristics and risk of sickness absence among shift-working hospital employees: a data-mining cohort study
Rosenström T, Härmä M, Kivimäki M, Ervasti J, Virtanen M, Hakola T, Koskinen A, Ropponen A
 
Original article [online first; 29 March 2021]   pdf
Occupational trajectories of working conditions in Sweden: Development trends in the workforce, 1997–2015
Corin L, Pousette A, Berglund T, Dellve L, Hensing G, Björk L
 
Original article [online first; 28 March 2021]   pdf
Efficacy of intermittent exposure to bright light for treating maladaptation to night work on a counterclockwise shift work rotation
Lammers-van der Holst HM, Wyatt JK, Horowitz TS, Wise JC, Wang W, Ronda JM, Duffy JF, Czeisler CA
 
Editorial [online first; 23 March 2021]   pdf
The COVID-19 pandemic: one year later – an occupational perspective
Burdorf A, Porru F, Rugulies R
 
Original article [online first; 23 March 2021]   pdf
The associations of working hour characteristics with short sickness absence among part- and full-time retail workers
Shiri R, Hakola T, Härmä M, Ropponen A
 
Original article [online first; 22 March 2021]   pdf
Combined ergonomic exposures and development of musculoskeletal pain in the general working population: A prospective cohort study
Andersen LL, Vinstrup J, Sundstrup E, Skovlund SV, Villadsen E, Thorsen SV
 
Original article [online first; 21 March 2021]   pdf
Impact of anxiety and depression disorders on sustained return to work after work-related musculoskeletal strain or sprain: a gender stratified cohort study
Jones AM, Koehoorn M, Bültmann U, McLeod CB
 
Discussion paper [online first; 17 February 2021]   pdf
Developing a cost-estimation model for work–related stress: An absence-based estimation using data from two Italian case studies
Russo S, Ronchetti M, Di Tecco C, Valenti A, Jain A, Mennini FS, Leka S, Iavicoli S
 
Original article [online first; 8 February 2021]   pdf
Effects of an active break and postural shift intervention on preventing neck and low-back pain among high-risk office workers: a 3-arm cluster-randomized controlled trial
Waongenngarm P, van der Beek AJ, Akkarakittichoke N, Janwantanakul P
 
Original article [online first; 1 February 2021]   pdf
A prospective cohort study of low-back outcomes and alternative measures of cumulative external and internal vibration load on the lumbar spine of professional drivers
Bovenzi M, Schust M
 
Original article [online first; 7 January 2021]   pdf
Efficacy of an indicated prevention strategy on sickness absence and termination of the employment contract: a 5-year follow-up study
Klasen SH, van Amelsvoort LGPM, Jansen NWH, Slangen JJM, Tjin A Ton G, Kant I
 
Review [online first; 6 January 2021]   pdf
Is job strain associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus? A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
Li W, Yi G, Chen Z, Dai X, Wu J, Peng Y, Ruan W, Lu Z, Wang D

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