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Online-first articles

Original article [online first; 19 October 2021]   pdf
COVID-19 mortality across occupations and secondary risks for elderly individuals in the household: A population register-based study
Billingsley S, Brandén M, Aradhya S, Drefahl S, Andersson G, Mussino E
 
Review [online first; 17 October 2021]   pdf
Physical activity at work may not be health enhancing. A systematic review with meta-analysis on the association between occupational physical activity and cardiovascular disease mortality covering 23 studies with 655 892 participants
Cillekens B, Huysmans MA, Holtermann A, van Mechelen W, Straker L, Krause N, van der Beek AJ, Coenen P
 
Editorial [online first; 16 October 2021]   pdf
Decades of workplace health promotion research: marginal gains or a bright future ahead
Robroek SJW, Coenen P, Oude Hengel KM
 
Original article [online first; 8 October 2021]   pdf
Changes in melatonin and sex steroid hormone production among men as a result of rotating night shift work – the HORMONIT study
Harding BN, Castaño-Vinyals G, Palomar-Cros A, Papantoniou K, Espinosa A, Skene DJ, Middleton B, Gomez-Gomez A, Navarrete JM, Faro PS, Torrejón A, Kogevinas M, Pozo OJ
 
Review [online first; 28 September 2021]   pdf
Job strain and effort-reward imbalance as risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies
Pena-Gralle APB, Talbot D, Duchaine CS, Lavigne-Robichaud M, Trudel X, Aubé K, Gralle M, Gilbert-Ouimet M, Milot A, Brisson C
 
Original article [online first; 28 September 2021]   pdf
Screening for cognitive impairment among patients with work-related stress complaints in Denmark: validation and evaluation of objective and self-report tools
Jensen JH, Miskowiak KW, Purdon SE, Thomsen JF, Eller NH
 
Original article [online first; 27 September 2021]   pdf
Cancer-related changes and low-to-moderate exposure to welding fumes: A longitudinal study
Dauter UM, Alhamdow A, Cediel-Ulloa A, Gliga AR, Albin M, Broberg K
 
Original article [online first; 26 September 2021]   pdf
Sickness absence and return to work among employees with knee osteoarthritis with and without total knee arthroplasty: a prospective register linkage study among Finnish public sector employees
Kaila-Kangas L, Leino-Arjas P, Koskinen A, Takala E-P, Oksanen T, Ervasti J, Kausto J
 
Original article [online first; 24 September 2021]   pdf
Night and shift work and incidence of cerebrovascular disease – a prospective cohort study of healthcare employees in Stockholm
Bigert C, Kader M, Andersson T, Selander J, Bodin T, Gustavsson P, Härmä M, Ljungman P, Albin M
 
Review [online first; 15 September 2021]   pdf
Associations of working conditions and chronic low-grade inflammation among employees: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Kaltenegger HC, Becker L, Rohleder N, Nowak D, Weigl M
 
Original article [online first; 14 September 2021]   pdf
Job dissatisfaction as a predictor of poor health among middle-aged workers: a 14-wave mixed model analysis in Japan
Oshio T
 
Original article [online first; 3 September 2021]   pdf
Exposure to workplace violence and threats and risk of depression: a prospective study
Rudkjoebing LA, Hansen ÅM, Rugulies R, Kolstad H, Bonde JP
 
Original article [online first; 31 August 2021]   pdf
Working from home: mismatch between access and need in relation to work–home interference and fatigue
de Wind A, Beckers DGJ, Nijp HH, Hooftman W, de Boer AGEM, Geurts SAE
 
Original article [online first; 16 August 2021]   pdf
Are resident handlings in eldercare wards associated with musculoskeletal pain and sickness absence among the workers? A prospective study based on onsite observations
Januario LB, Mathiassen SE, Stevens ML, Holtermann A, Bergström G, Rugulies R, Karstad K, Hallman DM

Recent most cited articles in Scopus

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

Editorial 2020;46(3):229-230   pdf full text
71 citationsThe COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic: consequences for occupational health
Burdorf A, Porru F, Rugulies R
 
Review 2019;45(1):7-21   pdf full text
44 citationsThe effect of shift work on eating habits: a systematic review
Souza RV, Sarmento RA, de Almeida JC, Canuto R
 
Review 2019;45(5):429-443   pdf full text
44 citationsPrecarious employment and mental health: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies
Rönnblad T, Grönholm E, Jonsson J, Koranyi I, Orellana C, Kreshpaj B, Chen L, Stockfelt L, Bodin T
 
Review 2019;45(3):217-238   pdf full text
30 citationsCurrent state of knowledge on the health effects of engineered nanomaterials in workers: a systematic review of human studies and epidemiological investigations
Schulte PA, Leso V, Niang M, Iavicoli I
 
Review 2019;45(6):546-559   pdf full text
28 citationsThe effectiveness of workplace health promotion interventions on physical and mental health outcomes – a systematic review of reviews
Proper KI, van Oostrom SH
 
Review 2020;46(3):235-247   pdf full text
28 citationsWhat is precarious employment? A systematic review of definitions and operationalizations from quantitative and qualitative studies
Kreshpaj B, Orellana C, Burström B, Davis L, Hemmingsson T, Johansson G, Kjellberg K, Jonsson J, Wegman DH, Bodin T
 
Original article 2019;45(1):33-41   pdf full text
26 citationsA randomized controlled multicenter trial of individual placement and support for patients with moderate-to-severe mental illness
Reme SE, Monstad K, Fyhn T, Sveinsdottir V, Løvvik C, Lie SA, Øverland S
 
Discussion paper 2019;45(1):90-97   pdf full text
22 citationsPromoting health and physical capacity during productive work: the Goldilocks Principle
Holtermann A, Mathiassen SE, Straker L
 
Review 2019;45(2):114-125   pdf full text
17 citationsThe contribution of work and lifestyle factors to socioeconomic inequalities in self-rated health ‒ a systematic review
Dieker ACM, IJzelenberg W, Proper KI, Burdorf A, Ket JCF, van der Beek AJ, Hulsegge G
 
Review 2019;45(2):103-113   pdf full text
17 citationsSystematic literature review on the effects of occupational safety and health (OSH) interventions at the workplace
Andersen JH, Malmros P, Ebbehoej NE, Flachs EM, Bengtsen E, Bonde JP