Injury

Factors associated with return to work in men and women with work-related traumatic brain injury

Chen Xiong, B.H.Sc., Tickalyn Martin, M.Sc.O.T., Aneesha Sravanapudi, M.Sc.O.T., Angela Colantonio, Ph.D., Tatyana Mollayeva, M.D., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 3 Published online: December 13, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.12.002 Background Symptoms that persist subsequent to a work-related traumatic brain injury (wrTBI) influence the ability to return to work (RTW) and indicate areas of functional disability, […]

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Role of disability in the association between obesity and unintentional injuries

Huiyun Xiang, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., Katie Kidwell, B.A., Krista Wheeler, M.S. Disability and Health Journal, April 2008 Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 99–107 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2008.02.001 Abstract Background We assessed the mediating role of disability in the association between obesity and elevated injury risk among U.S. white and African American adults. Methods Data from the 2001-2002 National Epidemiologic […]

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Assessing injury-related movement difficulties: A method for analyzing the association between functional limitations and social participation

Mitchell Loeb, M.S., Li-Hui Chen, M.S., Ph.D. National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 102–111, April 2011 Published Online: July 26, 2010 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2010.05.007   Abstract Background The conceptualization of disability has shifted from a medical to a social […]

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