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International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork Research Education & Practice
1916-257X
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Massage Therapy Foundation
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  • News/Announcements
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  • Education
  • Medicine

Abstract

1 InternatIonal Journal of therapeutIc Massage and Bodywork—VoluMe 4, nuMBer 2, June 2011 CALENDAR OF RECENTLY COMPLETED AND FORTHCOMING CONFERENCES Highlighting Massage Therapy in CIM Research (post-conference listing) May 13 – 15, 2010; Seattle, WA, USA The Massage Therapy Foundation presented the second Highlighting Massage Therapy in CIM Re- search conference on May 13 – 15, 2010. This three- day conference (supported in part by RI3AT005420 from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) brought together massage and manual therapy practitioners, educators, complemen- tary and integrative medicine (CIM) researchers, allied health professionals, and others interested in massage research. Current research related to massage and other manual therapy-specific research was pre- sented, with a special focus on translational research and public health. The International Journal of Thera- peutic Massage and Bodywork (IJTMB) and the Jour- nal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies (JBMT) are serving as the two post-conference publishing venues for selected presentations. Looking forward to the sequel to the 2010 conference, the planning stage is now underway for the “2013 International Massage Therapy Research Conference—Presented by the Massage Therapy Foundation,” which will be held on April 25 – 27, 2013, in Boston, MA. For a retrospective overview of the 2010 conference’s highlights, please visit www.massagetherapyfoundation. org/researchconference2010.html. Also, DVDs of the 2010 Highlighting Conference are still available for purchase via the hyperlink provided. 2010 American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) National Convention September 22 – 25, 2010; Minneapolis Convention Center; Minneapolis, MN, USA Several of the continuing education (CE) options offered at the 2010 AMTA National Convention were in the Research Track coordinated with the Massage Therapy Foundation. Included among these CE op- tions were the following sessions (presen

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