N Krause

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The impact of self-reported exposure to whole-body-vibrations on the risk of disability pension among men: a 15 year prospective study
    Finn Tuchsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance, The National Research Centre for Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 10:305. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Standing at work and progression of carotid atherosclerosis
    N Krause
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 26:227-36. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of disability retirement
    N Krause
    Human Population Laboratory, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 23:403-13. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial job factors and return-to-work after compensated low back injury: a disability phase-specific analysis
    N Krause
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:374-92. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Alternative approaches for measuring duration of work disability after low back injury based on administrative workers' compensation data
    N Krause
    Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California, USA
    Am J Ind Med 35:604-18. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Determinants of duration of disability and return-to-work after work-related injury and illness: challenges for future research
    N Krause
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 745 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:464-84. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Workplace demands, economic reward, and progression of carotid atherosclerosis
    J Lynch
    Human Population Laboratory, Public Health Institute California Department of Health Services, Berkeley 94704, USA
    Circulation 96:302-7. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing stress-buffering effects: a cautionary note
    N Krause
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Psychol Aging 10:518-26. 1995
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial job factors, physical workload, and incidence of work-related spinal injury: a 5-year prospective study of urban transit operators
    N Krause
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:2507-16. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Doctor proactive communication, return-to-work recommendation, and duration of disability after a workers' compensation low back injury
    L K Dasinger
    Public Health Institute, Berkeley, Calif, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:515-25. 2001

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Publications34

  1. pmc The impact of self-reported exposure to whole-body-vibrations on the risk of disability pension among men: a 15 year prospective study
    Finn Tuchsen
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance, The National Research Centre for Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 10:305. 2010
    ..This study investigates the association between occupational exposures to whole-body vibrations, and subsequent transition to disability pension...
  2. ncbi request reprint Standing at work and progression of carotid atherosclerosis
    N Krause
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 26:227-36. 2000
    ..The association between the amount of standing at work and the progression of carotid intima media thickness (IMT) was studied among 584 active working men participating in the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of disability retirement
    N Krause
    Human Population Laboratory, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 23:403-13. 1997
    ..This is the first prospective population-based study of predictors of disability retirement including information on workplace, socioeconomic, behavioral, and health-related factors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial job factors and return-to-work after compensated low back injury: a disability phase-specific analysis
    N Krause
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:374-92. 2001
    ..This study examines the impact of psychosocial job factors on time to RTW separately during the acute and subacute/chronic disability phases...
  5. ncbi request reprint Alternative approaches for measuring duration of work disability after low back injury based on administrative workers' compensation data
    N Krause
    Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California, USA
    Am J Ind Med 35:604-18. 1999
    ..Studies of low back pain (LBP) disability remain largely incomparable because of different outcome definitions. To date, systematic comparisons of alternative outcome measures have not been made...
  6. ncbi request reprint Determinants of duration of disability and return-to-work after work-related injury and illness: challenges for future research
    N Krause
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 745 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:464-84. 2001
    ..data and research needs in addressing the following question: What are the primary factors that affect the time lost from work, return-to-work (RTW), subsequent unemployment, and changes in occupation after disabling illness or injury?..
  7. ncbi request reprint Workplace demands, economic reward, and progression of carotid atherosclerosis
    J Lynch
    Human Population Laboratory, Public Health Institute California Department of Health Services, Berkeley 94704, USA
    Circulation 96:302-7. 1997
    ..Characteristics of the work environment have been associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, but it is unclear whether these factors are associated with preclinical manifestations of disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing stress-buffering effects: a cautionary note
    N Krause
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Psychol Aging 10:518-26. 1995
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  9. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial job factors, physical workload, and incidence of work-related spinal injury: a 5-year prospective study of urban transit operators
    N Krause
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:2507-16. 1998
    ..04; 95% CI, 1.85-5.00). CONCLUSIONS: Physical workload and psychosocial job factors both independently predict spinal injury in transit vehicle operators...
  10. ncbi request reprint Doctor proactive communication, return-to-work recommendation, and duration of disability after a workers' compensation low back injury
    L K Dasinger
    Public Health Institute, Berkeley, Calif, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:515-25. 2001
    ..Prospective studies are needed to confirm this effect. The impact of physician communication on RTW is largely confounded by injury and workplace factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood deterioration, religious coping, and changes in health during late life
    N Krause
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Gerontologist 38:653-64. 1998
    ..In contrast, significant stress-buffering effects failed to emerge when functional disability served as the outcome measure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physical workload and ergonomic factors associated with prevalence of back and neck pain in urban transit operators
    N Krause
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2117-26; discussion 2127. 1997
    ..Elevated risks for back and neck pain for female drivers were not explained by anthropometric and ergonomic factors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Occupational disability due to low back pain: a new interdisciplinary classification based on a phase model of disability
    N Krause
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:1011-20. 1994
    ..The authors propose an eight-phase classification system primarily based on the duration of work disability and that takes into account other biomedical, developmental, and social characteristics of work-disability resulting from LBP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Aging, religious doubt, and psychological well-being
    N Krause
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Gerontologist 39:525-33. 1999
    ..Moreover, the results reveal that the deleterious effects of doubt are greater for younger than for older people. Implications for practice with adults across the life span are suggested...
  15. ncbi request reprint Financial strain, received support, anticipated support, and depressive symptoms in the People's Republic of China
    N Krause
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Psychol Aging 13:58-68. 1998
    ..A detailed theoretical rationale is developed to explain these results...
  16. ncbi request reprint Exploring race variations in aging and personal control
    B A Shaw
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:S119-24. 2001
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  17. ncbi request reprint Stress and the devaluation of highly salient roles in late life
    N Krause
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 54:S99-108. 1999
    ..To see whether older adults cope with stress in highly salient roles by devaluing the importance of the role in which the event emerged...
  18. ncbi request reprint Physical workload, work intensification, and prevalence of pain in low wage workers: results from a participatory research project with hotel room cleaners in Las Vegas
    Niklas Krause
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94804, USA
    Am J Ind Med 48:326-37. 2005
    ..This study assesses the prevalence of back and neck pain, and its associations with physical workload, ergonomic problems, and increasing work demands...
  19. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of and risk factors for back pain among home care nursing personnel in Hong Kong
    Kin Cheung
    School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Am J Ind Med 49:14-22. 2006
    ..There is a need to identify the magnitude of and risk factors for BP that are unique to Hong Kong (HK) HCNP...
  20. ncbi request reprint Observational stress factors and musculoskeletal disorders in urban transit operators
    Birgit A Greiner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
    J Occup Health Psychol 11:38-51. 2006
    ..44) after controlling for confounders. Five barrier categories had at least 1 significant association with outcomes. Results provide specific intervention targets by avoiding common method variance bias...
  21. pmc Alexithymia and 7.5-year incidence of compensated low back pain in 1207 urban public transit operators
    Wolf E Mehling
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Psychosom Res 62:667-74. 2007
    ..We assessed the association of alexithymia with 7.5-year incidence of LBP prospectively in a cohort study of 1207 San Francisco transit operators...
  22. ncbi request reprint Occupational physical activity, energy expenditure and 11-year progression of carotid atherosclerosis
    Niklas Krause
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, UC Berkeley Richmond Field Station, Richmond CA 94804, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:405-24. 2007
    ..This study prospectively assessed the effects of occupational physical activity on atherosclerosis progression...
  23. doi request reprint Associations between psychological demands, decision latitude, and job strain with smoking in female hotel room cleaners in Las Vegas
    Reiner Rugulies
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen
    Int J Behav Med 15:34-43. 2008
    ..Little is known of the impact of the work environment on smoking among women holding low-paid jobs in the service sector...
  24. ncbi request reprint Job strain, iso-strain, and the incidence of low back and neck injuries. A 7.5-year prospective study of San Francisco transit operators
    Reiner Rugulies
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Soc Sci Med 61:27-39. 2005
    ..Since reviews have shown that psychosocial workplace conditions in this occupational group can be changed, these findings indicate a potential for prevention at the workplace...
  25. ncbi request reprint Are difficulties perceiving and expressing emotions associated with low-back pain? The relationship between lack of emotional awareness (alexithymia) and 12-month prevalence of low-back pain in 1180 urban public transit operators
    Wolf E Mehling
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Campus Box 1726, 1701 Divisadero, 150, San Francisco, CA 94143 1726, USA
    J Psychosom Res 58:73-81. 2005
    ..To assess the association of alexithymia (deficit in emotional awareness) with 12-month prevalence of low back pain (LBP) cross-sectionally in a cohort study of 1180 San Francisco transit operators...
  26. ncbi request reprint Readiness for return to work following injury or illness: conceptualizing the interpersonal impact of health care, workplace, and insurance factors
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 12:233-56. 2002
    ..This link between the two models needs to be empirically tested in future research...
  27. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and incidence of workers' compensation claims: a 5-year prospective study of urban transit operators
    David R Ragland
    School of Public Health, University of California, Barkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:1388-94. 2002
    ..Numerous studies have linked alcohol impairment on the job to occupational injury. Few studies have looked at the association of nonwork drinking and occupational injury...
  28. ncbi request reprint Occupational stressors and hypertension: a multi-method study using observer-based job analysis and self-reports in urban transit operators
    Birgit A Greiner
    University College Cork, Epidemiology and Public Health, Distillery House, North Mall Cork, Ireland
    Soc Sci Med 59:1081-94. 2004
    ..We feel that multi-method studies are useful for disentangling the relations between objective and subjective stress and hypertension...
  29. ncbi request reprint Physical workload, ergonomic problems, and incidence of low back injury: a 7.5-year prospective study of San Francisco transit operators
    Niklas Krause
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94804, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:570-85. 2004
    ..The etiologic role of biomechanical factors for low back injury (LBI) needs to be confirmed in prospective studies that control for psychosocial factors...
  30. pmc Work-related pain and injury and barriers to workers' compensation among Las Vegas hotel room cleaners
    Teresa Scherzer
    Occupational Epidemiology Program, University of California, San Francisco, 1301 S 46th St, Bldg 163, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:483-8. 2005
    ..We examined the prevalence of work-related pain and injury and explored barriers to and experiences of reporting among workers...
  31. ncbi request reprint Early healthcare provider communication with patients and their workplace following a lost-time claim for an occupational musculoskeletal injury
    Agnieszka Kosny
    Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 16:27-39. 2006
    ..This study examines the association between RTW approximately one month post injury and early, proactive HCP communication with the patient and workplace...
  32. ncbi request reprint Risk factors predicting hip pain in a 5-year prospective cohort study
    Finn Tuchsen
    Department of Occupational Health Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 29:35-9. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to identify and quantify risk factors for hip pain...
  33. ncbi request reprint The impact of a worker health study on working conditions
    Pam Tau Lee
    Labor Occupational Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 2223 Fulton Street, 4th Floor, Berkeley, California 94720 5120, USA
    J Public Health Policy 23:268-85. 2002
    ..The project can serve as a model for worker and union participation in academic research, as well as for the application of research to improving working conditions, particularly for low-wage immigrant workers...
  34. ncbi request reprint Low-back pain definitions in occupational studies were categorized for a meta-analysis using Delphi consensus methods
    Lauren E Griffith
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, HSC 3H57, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3A5
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:625-33. 2007
    ..To determine which literature-based definitions of low back pain (LBP) could be combined to produce sufficiently similar sets for use in a meta-analysis...

Research Grants5

  1. LOW BACK PAIN: PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL JOB FACTORS
    Niklas Krause; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  2. Occupational Physical Activity and Circulatory Diseases
    Niklas Krause; Fiscal Year: 2003
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