Prof Venerina Johnston


NameProf Venerina Johnston
Email Addressvenerina.johnston@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleProfessor (Physiotherapy)
QualificationsBPhty Qld, BPhtyHons Qld, GCertMgt USQ, GDWDP Sherbrooke, PhD Qld
DepartmentSchool of Health and Medical Sciences
AffiliationsCentre for Health Research
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0911-0866
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BPhty
Qld
1981
BPhtyHons
Qld
1982
GCertMgt
USQ
1999
GDWDP
Sherbrooke
2012
PhD
Qld
2007

Online office ergonomics training programs: A scoping review examining design and user-related outcomes

Zerguine, Haroun, Healy, Genevieve N., Goode, Ana D., Zischke, Jason, Abbott, Alison, Gunning, Lynn and Johnston, Venerina. 2023. "Online office ergonomics training programs: A scoping review examining design and user-related outcomes." Safety Science. 158. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2022.106000

A Multi-component Intervention (NEXpro) Reduces Neck Pain-Related Work Productivity Loss: A Randomized Controlled Trial Among Swiss Office Workers

Aegerter, Andrea Martina, Deforth, Manja, Volken, Thomas, Johnston, Venerina, Luomajoki, Hannu, Dressel, Holger, Dratva, Julia, Ernst, Markus Josef, Distler, Oliver, Brunner, Beatrice, Sjogaard, Gisela, Melloh, Markus, Elfering, Achim and NEXpro Collaboration Group. 2022. "A Multi-component Intervention (NEXpro) Reduces Neck Pain-Related Work Productivity Loss: A Randomized Controlled Trial Among Swiss Office Workers." Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 33 (2), pp. 288-300. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10926-022-10069-0

Co-design and development of the sit-stand e-guide: An e-training program for the optimal use of sit-stand workstations

Zerguine, Haroun, Healy, Genevieve N., Goode, Ana D., Abbott, Alison and Johnston, Venerina. 2024. "Co-design and development of the sit-stand e-guide: An e-training program for the optimal use of sit-stand workstations." Applied Ergonomics: human factors in technology and society. 116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2023.104207

Wellbeing After Finalization of a Workers’ Compensation Claim: A Systematic Scoping Review

Weir, James, Fary, Robyn, Gibson, Mark, Mitchell, Tim, Johnston, Venerina, Wyatt, Mary, Guthrie, Robert, Myers, Bronwyn and Beales, Darren. 2024. "Wellbeing After Finalization of a Workers’ Compensation Claim: A Systematic Scoping Review." Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10926-023-10168-6

"No Man's Land": the experiences of persons injured in a road traffic crash wanting to return to work in Queensland, Australia

Abedi, Masoumeh, Aplin, Aplin, Gane, Elise and Johnston, Venerina. 2024. ""No Man's Land": the experiences of persons injured in a road traffic crash wanting to return to work in Queensland, Australia." Disability and Rehabilitation. 46 (1), pp. 48-57. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2022.2153178

Exploring the perspectives of key stakeholders in returning to work after minor to serious road traffic injuries: a qualitative study

Abedi, Masoumeh, Aplin, Tammy, Gane, Gane and Johnston, Venerina. 2023. "Exploring the perspectives of key stakeholders in returning to work after minor to serious road traffic injuries: a qualitative study." Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 33 (1), pp. 93-106. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10926-022-10051-w

Implementation of the "clinical framework for the delivery of health services" by treating healthcare professionals: perspectives of regulators and insurers

Adalja, Bhavya, Aplin, Tammy, Sterling, Michele and Johnston, Venerina. 2023. "Implementation of the "clinical framework for the delivery of health services" by treating healthcare professionals: perspectives of regulators and insurers." Disability and Rehabilitation. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2023.2171496

Clinically Relevant Decreases in Neck/Shoulder Pain Among Office Workers Are Associated With Strength Training Adherence and Exercise Compliance: Explorative Analyses From a Randomized Controlled Trial

Dalager, Tina, Welch, Alyssa, O'Leary, Shaun Patrick, Johnston, Venerina and Sjogaard, Gisela. 2023. "Clinically Relevant Decreases in Neck/Shoulder Pain Among Office Workers Are Associated With Strength Training Adherence and Exercise Compliance: Explorative Analyses From a Randomized Controlled Trial." Physical Therapy. 103 (2), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzac166

Cervical and axioscapular muscle stiffness measured with shear wave elastography: A comparison between different levels of work-related neck disability

Xie, Yanfei, Thomas, Lucy, Johnston, Venerina and Coombes, Brooke K.. 2023. "Cervical and axioscapular muscle stiffness measured with shear wave elastography: A comparison between different levels of work-related neck disability." Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2023.102754

Using framework analysis to understand multiple stakeholders' views of vocational rehabilitation following acquired brain injury

Johnston, Venerina, Brakenridge, Charlotte, Valiant, Donna, Leow, Charmaine Leow Kai, Andrews, Nicole, Gane, Elise M., Turner, Ben, Kendall, Melissa and Quinn, Ray. 2023. "Using framework analysis to understand multiple stakeholders' views of vocational rehabilitation following acquired brain injury." Brain Impairment. 24 (2), pp. 347-370. https://doi.org/10.1017/BrImp.2022.27

Tools to assess employment readiness for colorectal cancer survivors: A scoping review

Ding, Mingshuang, Gane, Elise, Wiffen, Harry and Johnston, Venerina. 2023. "Tools to assess employment readiness for colorectal cancer survivors: A scoping review." Cancer Medicine. 12 (17), pp. 18327-18353. https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.6432

Work-related outcomes in individuals with and without lower limb osteoarthritis: an online survey

Alyousef, Yousef S., Johnston, Venerina and Smith, Michelle D.. 2023. "Work-related outcomes in individuals with and without lower limb osteoarthritis: an online survey." BMC Public Health. 23 (1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-16723-3

The effect of lower limb osteoarthritis on work-related outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Alyousef, Yousef S., Johnston, Venerina, Mellor, Rebecca, Plinsinga, Melanie L., Zerguine, Haroun and Smith, Michelle D.. 2023. "The effect of lower limb osteoarthritis on work-related outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Disability and Rehabilitation. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2023.2259304

Evaluation of an exercise and ergonomics intervention for the prevention of neck pain in office workers: exploratory analysis of a cluster randomised trial

Johnston, Venerina, Jackson, Katherine, Welch, Alyssa, Sjogaard, Gisela, Comans, Tracy Ann, Straker, Leon, Melloh, Melloh, Gane, Elise, Bowe, Steve and O'Leary, Shaun. 2022. "Evaluation of an exercise and ergonomics intervention for the prevention of neck pain in office workers: exploratory analysis of a cluster randomised trial." Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 79 (11), pp. 767-774. https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2022-108275

Exploring the lived return-to-work experience of individuals with acquired brain injury: use of vocational services and environmental, personal and injury-related influences

Brakenridge, Charlotte L., Leow, Charmaine KaiLing, Kendall, Melissa, Turner, Ben, Valiant, Donna, Ray, Quinn and Johnston, Venerina. 2022. "Exploring the lived return-to-work experience of individuals with acquired brain injury: use of vocational services and environmental, personal and injury-related influences." Disability and Rehabilitation. 44 (16), pp. 4332-4342. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2021.1903101

Barriers and Facilitators Associated with Return to Work Following Minor to Serious Road Traffic Musculoskeletal Injuries: A Systematic Review

Abedi, Masoumeh, Gane, Elise, Aplin, Tammy, Zerguine, Haroun and Johnston, Venerina. 2022. "Barriers and Facilitators Associated with Return to Work Following Minor to Serious Road Traffic Musculoskeletal Injuries: A Systematic Review ." Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 32 (1), pp. 13-26. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10926-021-09994-3

Thirty Minutes Identified as the Threshold for Development of Pain in Low Back and Feet Regions, and Predictors of Intensity of Pain during 1-h Laboratory-Based Standing in Office Workers

Rodriguez-Romero, Beatriz, Smith, Michelle D., Pertega-Diaz, Sonia, Quintela-del-Rio, Alejandro and Johnston, Venerina. 2022. "Thirty Minutes Identified as the Threshold for Development of Pain in Low Back and Feet Regions, and Predictors of Intensity of Pain during 1-h Laboratory-Based Standing in Office Workers." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19 (4), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19042221

Factors impacting workplace investment in sit-stand workstations from the perspective of purchasing decision-makers

Zerguine, Haroun, Goode, Ana D., Abbott, Alison, Johnston, Venerina and Healy, Genevieve N.. 2022. "Factors impacting workplace investment in sit-stand workstations from the perspective of purchasing decision-makers." Applied Ergonomics: human factors in technology and society. 98, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2021.103558

Interventions to Promote Work‐Focused Care by Healthcare Providers for Individuals with Musculoskeletal Conditions a Scoping Review

Xie, Yanfei, Hutting, Nathan, Bartys, Serena and Johnston, Venerina. 2021. "Interventions to Promote Work‐Focused Care by Healthcare Providers for Individuals with Musculoskeletal Conditions a Scoping Review ." Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 31 (4), pp. 840-865. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10926-021-09971-w

Visual symptoms, Neck/shoulder problems and associated factors among surgeons performing Minimally Invasive Surgeries (MIS): A comprehensive survey

Alhusuny, Ameer, Cook, Margaret, Khalil, Akram and Johnston, Venerina. 2021. "Visual symptoms, Neck/shoulder problems and associated factors among surgeons performing Minimally Invasive Surgeries (MIS): A comprehensive survey." International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 94 (5), pp. 959-979. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-020-01642-2

No evidence for an effect of working from home on neck pain and neck disability among Swiss office workers: Short-term impact of COVID-19

Aegerter, Andrea M., Deforth, Manja, Johnston, Venerina, Sjogaard, Gisela, Volken, Thomas, Luomajoki, Hannu, Dratva, Julia, Dressel, Holger, Distler, Oliver, Elfering, Achim, Melloh, Markus and NEXpro Collaboration Group. 2021. "No evidence for an effect of working from home on neck pain and neck disability among Swiss office workers: Short-term impact of COVID-19." European Spine Journal. 30 (6), pp. 1699-1707. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-021-06829-w

Experiences of people with cancer who have participated in a hospital-based exercise program: a qualitative study

Ferri, Alessia, Gane, Elise M., Smith, Michelle D., Pinkham, Elizabeth P., Gomersall, Sjaan R. and Johnston, Venerina. 2021. "Experiences of people with cancer who have participated in a hospital-based exercise program: a qualitative study." Supportive Care in Cancer. 29 (3), pp. 1575-1583. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-020-05647-y

No Evidence for a Decrease in Physical Activity Among Swiss Office Workers During COVID-19: A Longitudinal Study

Aegerter, Andrea Martina, Deforth, Manja, Sjogaard, Gisela, Johnston, Venerina, Volken, Thomas, Luomajoki, Hannu, Dratva, Julia, Dressel, Holger, Distler, Oliver, Melloh, Markus, Elfering, Achim and NEXpro Collaboration Group. 2021. "No Evidence for a Decrease in Physical Activity Among Swiss Office Workers During COVID-19: A Longitudinal Study." Frontiers in Psychology. 12, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.620307

A cluster-randomized trial of workplace ergonomics and neck-specific exercise versus ergonomics and health promotion for office workers to manage neck pain – a secondary outcome analysis

Johnston, Venerina, Chen, Xiaoqi, Welch, Alyssa, Sjogaard, Gisela, Comans, Tracy A., McStea, Megan, Straker, Leon, Melloh, Markus, Pereira, Michelle and O'Leary, Shaun. 2021. "A cluster-randomized trial of workplace ergonomics and neck-specific exercise versus ergonomics and health promotion for office workers to manage neck pain – a secondary outcome analysis ." BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 22 (1), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-021-03945-y

Work-Focused Health Care: The Role of Physical Therapists

Hutting, Nathan, Boucaut, Rose, Gross, Douglas P, Heerkens, Yvonne F Heerkens, Johnston, Venerina, Skamagki, Glykeria and Stigmar, Kjerstin. 2020. "Work-Focused Health Care: The Role of Physical Therapists." Physical Therapy. 100 (12), pp. 2231-2236. https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzaa166

Musculoskeletal Pain and Disability in Sonographers: More Than an Ergonomic Issue

Xie, Yanfei, Coombes, Brooke K., Thomas, Lucy and Johnston, Venerina. 2020. "Musculoskeletal Pain and Disability in Sonographers: More Than an Ergonomic Issue." Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 33 (12), pp. 1526-1527. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2020.07.005

Job strain and psychological distress in office workers: The role of coping

Jun, Deokhoon, O'Leary, Shaun, McPhail, Steven M. and Johnston, Venerina. 2019. "Job strain and psychological distress in office workers: The role of coping." Work. 64 (1), pp. 55-65. https://doi.org/10.3233/WOR-192968