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Physical conditioning as part of a return to work strategy to reduce sickness absence for workers with back pain

  1. Frederieke G Schaafsma1,*,
  2. Karyn Whelan2,
  3. Allard J van der Beek3,
  4. Ludeke C van der Es-Lambeek4,
  5. Anneli Ojajärvi5,
  6. Jos H Verbeek6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Back and Neck Group

Published Online: 30 AUG 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 26 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001822.pub3


How to Cite

Schaafsma FG, Whelan K, van der Beek AJ, van der Es-Lambeek LC, Ojajärvi A, Verbeek JH. Physical conditioning as part of a return to work strategy to reduce sickness absence for workers with back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD001822. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001822.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    VU University Medical Center, EMGO+ Institute, Department of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  2. 2

    Australian Catholic University, School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, North Sydney, Australia

  3. 3

    VU University Medical Center, Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  4. 4

    CBO, Utrecht, Netherlands

  5. 5

    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland

  6. 6

    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Cochrane Occupational Safety and Health Review Group, Kuopio, Finland

*Frederieke G Schaafsma, Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, EMGO+ Institute, Van der Boechorststraat 7 - room A524, Postbus 7057, Amsterdam, 1007 MB, Netherlands. f.schaafsma@vumc.nl.

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  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 30 AUG 2013

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    Physical conditioning as part of a return to work strategy to reduce sickness absence for workers with back pain

    Frederieke G Schaafsma, Karyn Whelan, Allard J van der Beek, Ludeke C van der Es-Lambeek, Anneli Ojajärvi and Jos H Verbeek

    Version of Record online: 30 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001822.pub3

Previous versions of this article and their online publication dates

  1. Version 2

    Physical conditioning programs for improving work outcomes in workers with back pain

    Frederieke Schaafsma, Eva Schonstein, Karyn M Whelan, Eirik Ulvestad, Dianna Theadora Kenny and Jos H Verbeek

    Version of Record online: 20 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001822.pub2

  2. Version 1

    Work conditioning, work hardening and functional restoration for workers with back and neck pain

    Eva Schonstein, Dianna Theodora Kenny, Jennifer L Keating and Bart W Koes

    Version of Record online: 21 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001822