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2013 International Massage Therapy Research Conference

Mar 4, Evanston, IL – There’s still time to register for the 2013 International Massage Therapy Research Conference to be held in Boston, Mass. from April 25-27.

March 5, 2013  By Massage Therapy Canada

by the Massage Therapy Foundation, this conference, formerly known as the
“Highlighting Massage Therapy in Complementary and Integrative Medicine
Research Conference,” will take place at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center.
A total of 19 CE credits are provided for attending the full three-day

Here is a
brief rundown of the conference agenda:



Day 1: How does massage work? Potential mechanisms

Day 1
will present research findings that help explain how massage therapy works
through physiological, psychological, and neurological mechanisms and discuss
what other research is needed to prove the efficacy of massage.

presenter: Jeanette Ezzo, LMT, MPH, PhD


Day 2: Massage in the Community; Informing Public Health

Day 2
will emphasize the potential for community outreach programs to provide
research data through evaluation, and discuss program implementation

presenter: Leslie Korn, PhD, MPH, NCB, LMHC, RPE


Day 3: Next Steps in Massage Therapy Research

Day 3
will explore the current status of massage research in preparation for updating
and advancing the Massage Therapy Research Agenda.

presenter: Janet R. Kahn, PhD, LMT


view the full program, and for registration information, please visit

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