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The 6 CE hour Research and Massage Therapy course will present a review of what is reliably known about the effects of touch in clinical conditions. It will highlight massage research studies in the areas of stress reduction, pain reduction, growth and development, immune function, and auto-immune disorders. This course meets the NCBTMB's new Board Certification requirement for research. You receive 6 CE hours in research, all of which can be used toward renewal!
This Course Will Present:
How research studies in massage are performed
Various methods of research in massage
An outline of more than 30 current massage research studies
You Will Receive:Massage Therapy Research textbook, by Tiffany Field, guide with instructions, exam of 50 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
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It covered the topic well and with the case research studies helped to understand how to create a research plan and read existing research. - Terri Castrup, LMT
The course was very informative and I totally get why research education is important in massage. - Darryl Hodge, LMT
I liked learning how research is conducted. - Tisha Perez, LMT
What is variability or variance?
A. The different treatment procedures received by individuals in a group
B. The distance of individuals’ scores from the mean
C. The total number of participants in a research study
D. The total number of researchers or collaborators in a research study
The research studies on massage therapy in chapter 6 demonstrate:
A. An increase in range of motion
B. An increase in strength
C. Improved neuromuscular function
D. All of the above
In chapter 9 study 4, which of the following was a pivotal finding for the women with breast cancer who received massage therapy?
A. The increases in NK cells and lymphocytes
B. The increases in the depressive symptoms
C. The decreases in NK cells and lymphocytes
D. The decreases in dopamine and serotonin levels