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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Medicine D-index 90 Citations 26,801 392 World Ranking 5975 National Ranking 176

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Internal medicine
  • Statistics
  • Disease

Alex Burdorf mostly deals with Physical therapy, Risk factor, Gerontology, Occupational medicine and Psychosocial. His Physical therapy research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Prospective cohort study, Epidemiology, Incidence and Low back pain. His Risk factor research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Odds ratio, Relative risk, Demography, Meta-analysis and Confounding.

His Gerontology study combines topics in areas such as Psychological intervention, Workforce, Work Capacity Evaluation, Productivity and Mental health. His research in Occupational medicine intersects with topics in Cross-sectional study, Statistics, Obesity and Sick leave. His work carried out in the field of Psychosocial brings together such families of science as Longitudinal study and Occupational safety and health.

His most cited work include:

  • Prevalence and incidence of shoulder pain in the general population; a systematic review. (647 citations)
  • Positive and negative evidence of risk factors for back disorders. (548 citations)
  • The effects of work-related and individual factors on the work ability index: A systematic review (410 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary scientific interests are in Physical therapy, Gerontology, Environmental health, Occupational safety and health and Sick leave. The concepts of his Physical therapy study are interwoven with issues in Back pain, Prospective cohort study, Occupational medicine and Low back pain. His Low back pain research integrates issues from Epidemiology and Risk factor.

The Gerontology study combines topics in areas such as Psychological intervention, Psychosocial, Public health, Mental health and Unemployment. His Environmental health study incorporates themes from Logistic regression and Health promotion. His study in Sick leave is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Demography, Cohort study and Absenteeism.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Physical therapy (24.11%)
  • Gerontology (17.40%)
  • Environmental health (15.93%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Gerontology (17.40%)
  • Physical therapy (24.11%)
  • Environmental health (15.93%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Alex Burdorf focuses on Gerontology, Physical therapy, Environmental health, Demography and Occupational safety and health. His studies deal with areas such as Longitudinal study, Observational study, Work ability, Psychosocial and Mental health as well as Gerontology. Particularly relevant to Sick leave is his body of work in Physical therapy.

Alex Burdorf combines subjects such as Logistic regression, Obesity, Conditional cash transfer, Health promotion and Air pollution with his study of Environmental health. Alex Burdorf has included themes like Job-exposure matrix and Unemployment in his Demography study. As part of the same scientific family, Alex Burdorf usually focuses on Occupational safety and health, concentrating on Public health and intersecting with Epidemiology and Workforce.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Quantifying the strength of the associations of prototype perceptions with behaviour, behavioural willingness and intentions: a meta-analysis (86 citations)
  • Sustainable employability--definition, conceptualization, and implications: A perspective based on the capability approach. (70 citations)
  • The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic: consequences for occupational health. (49 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Internal medicine
  • Statistics
  • Disease

Alex Burdorf mainly investigates Gerontology, Occupational safety and health, Environmental health, Psychosocial and Psychological intervention. His studies in Gerontology integrate themes in fields like Work engagement, Employability, Unemployment and Work ability. His Occupational safety and health study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Mental health, Risk assessment, Absenteeism and Public health.

His research in the fields of Environmental exposure overlaps with other disciplines such as European Social Survey. His Psychosocial research incorporates elements of Diabetes mellitus, Workload, Disease, Sick leave and Job control. His research in Sick leave tackles topics such as Medical prescription which are related to areas like Rehabilitation and Physical therapy.

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Best Publications

Prevalence and incidence of shoulder pain in the general population; a systematic review.

Jolanda Luime;Bart Koes;I. J M Hendriksen;Alex Burdorf.
Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology (2004)

1015 Citations

Positive and negative evidence of risk factors for back disorders.

Alex Burdorf;Gary Sorock.
Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health (1997)

889 Citations

The effects of work-related and individual factors on the work ability index: A systematic review

T I J van den Berg;L A M Elders;B C H de Zwart;A Burdorf.
Occupational and Environmental Medicine (2008)

713 Citations

Determinants of participation in worksite health promotion programmes: a systematic review

Suzan J.W. Robroek;Frank J. van Lenthe;Pepijn van Empelen;Alex Burdorf.
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (2009)

498 Citations

Associations between work-related factors and specific disorders of the shoulder - A systematic review of the literature

Rogier M. Van Rijn;Bionka M. A. Huisstede;Bart W. Koes;Alex Burdorf.
Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health (2010)

441 Citations

Workplace Health Promotion: A Meta-Analysis of Effectiveness

Anne Rongen;Suzan J.W. Robroek;Frank J. van Lenthe;Alex Burdorf.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine (2013)

430 Citations

Non-specific low back pain.

J. H. van Dieen;P. Paul F M Kuijer;A. Burdorf;W.S. Marras.
The Lancet (2012)

395 Citations

Socioeconomic inequalities in occupational, leisure-time, and transport related physical activity among European adults: A systematic review

Marielle A. Beenackers;Carlijn B. M. Kamphuis;Katrina Giskes;Katrina Giskes;Katrina Giskes;Johannes Brug.
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (2012)

367 Citations

Risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders among nursing personnel in Greek hospitals.

Evangelos C. Alexopoulos;Alex Burdorf;Athena Kalokerinou.
International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health (2003)

347 Citations

Unemployment and retirement and ill-health: a cross-sectional analysis across European countries.

Seyed Mohammad Alavinia;Alex Burdorf.
International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health (2008)

347 Citations

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