Join the State Challenge

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State Challenge

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This challenge is an opportunity to "Raise Your Hand" by expanding the reach of the Foundation's mission, programs, and benefits to massage therapists. Join the fundraising campaign and help your AMTA chapter achieve their goals.

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The Monster Mash

The
Monster Mash

Boos! Bats, beer, & brats!

Join the Massage Therapy Foundation for a ghostly Monster Mash at the AMTA National Convention in Milwaukee! Don your favorite Halloween costume and help us haunt the Milwaukee Theatre on Wednesday, October 26 from 79 p.m.

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5 Myths and Truths about Massage Therapy

5 Myths and Truths about
Massage Therapy

Letting Go Without Losing Heart

The physician on my table wanted to chat for the first few minutes of his massage. It was early in my career, and I was seeing him at a well-known spa. He was a big fan of massage therapy...

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ejournal IJTMB

ejournal
IJTMB

Scientific Research

Check out the only open-access peer-reviewed scientific journal for the massage and bodywork profession. We are proud to offer this widely indexed electronic journal completely free of charge.

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Research Perch

Research
Perch

Education

Research Perch is a podcast designed to help you learn how to use massage therapy research in your practice. Each episode digs into a specific article from the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (IJTMB) and unpacks it so you know how it applies to you.

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Basics of Research Literacy

Basics of Research
Literacy

Continue Your Education

Basics of Research Literacy (BRL) is an online, 8 hour NCBTMB workshop for massage therapists & educators about incorporating principles of research literacy into your practice and teaching.

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  • International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

    International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

    Check out the only open-access peer-reviewed scientific journal for the massage and bodywork profession. We are proud to offer this widely indexed electronic journal completely free of charge.

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  • Community Service Grants

    Community Service Grants

    Since 1993 we have awarded over $370,000 in community grants to bring massage therapy to under-served populations all over the world.

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  • Student Case Report Contest

    Student Case Report Contest

    Our Student Case Report contest encourages schools to incorporate case report writing into curriculum, and awards the winners with opportunities to publish in an academic journal, and present their findings at a national meeting.

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  • Practitioner Case Report Contest

    Practitioner Case Report Contest

    Our practitioner case report contest encourages massage therapists to report their observations in a format that can be shared with the scientific community.

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  • Research Digests

    Research Digests

    Each month a team of MTF writers interprets a complex research article for your use. These are published in Massage Today.

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  • Tools you can use

    Tools you can use

    We are constantly developing resources for massage therapists to move toward evidence-informed practice. Take a look at our eBooks, webinars, and other tools to find what is useful for you.

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