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Research Literacy for Massage Therapist

Barb Stockland

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Barbara Stockland
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Subjects: Faculty, Harrisburg

Goals for a critical consumer of research

  • Understand the value of research to the profession
  • Locate research literature on therapeutic massage
  • Critically read and evaluate published research article in the field of massage therapy/bodywork
  • Access appropriate information sources as needed, applying the knowledge in professional practice

Hymel, Glenn M. "Advancing Massage Therapy Research Competencies: dimensions for thought and action". Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. July 2003