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International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork Research Education & Practice
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50 InternatIonal Journal of therapeutIc Massage and Bodywork—VoluMe 4, nuMBer 4, deceMBer 2011 cALEndAr oF rEcEntLy-coMpLEtEd & 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 NCCAM) brought together massage and manual therapy practitioners, educators, CIM researchers, al- lied health professionals, and others interested in mas- sage research. Current research related to massage and other manual therapy-specific research was presented, with a special focus on translational research and public health. The International Journal of Therapeu- tic Massage & Bodywork (IJTMB) and the Journal 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 under way 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. 2011 AMtA national convention (post-convention Listing) October 19 – 22, 2011; Portland, OR, USA Several of the continuing education options offered at the 2011 AMTA National Convention represented the Research Track coordinated with the Massage Therapy Foundation. Included among these research- specific CE options were the following sessions (presenters indicated parenthetically): “Massage Efficacy—Mayo Clinic Research and Results” (Brent Bauer, MD); “Research Posters: How To Mak

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