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Basics of Research Literacy – Online course

Do you want to learn more about incorporating the basics of research literacy into your practice but you aren’t sure where to start? The MTF’s Basics of Research Literacy course is an online 6-hour continuing education opportunity to do just this. Learn more and register for the Basics of Research Literacy. Groups of five or more who register together receive a discount.

The Massage Therapy Foundation at AMTA National Convention

We are excited to be a part of the 2014 AMTA National Convention, which is taking place September 17-20 in Denver, Colorado. You can choose from several Research Track CE Courses, or the Post-Convention workshop with Til Luchau, Advanced Myofascial Techniques for Appendicular Sciatica, whose proceeds benefit the MTF.

Golf Outing to benefit the MTF with Host Sponsor Performance Health

Come golf with us the day before the AMTA 2014 National Convention begins! Join supporters of the Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) on Wednesday, September 17th for the fourth annual MTF Golf Outing host sponsored by Performance Health. The event will take place at the Fossil Trace Golf Course in Golden, CO. Proceeds from this fun event benefit the MTF's efforts in research, education, and community service. 

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Sponsor the Golf Outing

The success of the MTF Golf Outing not only depends on the players but the sponsors as well. There are several sponsorship opportunities available at various levels starting at $150! Contact Mandy Vukits at avukits@massagetherapyfoundation.org for a list of available options.

Practitioner Case Report Contest

Share your expertise in the field with your peers by writing a case report. The deadline to submit is October 1, 2014. Access resources and download the guidelines on our website.

2016 Research Conference

The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) is proud to host the 2016 International Massage Therapy Research Conference (IMTRC). The conference will take place May 12-15, 2016, at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel in Seattle, Washington.

This is the fourth research conference hosted by the Massage Therapy Foundation, bringing together massage and manual therapy practitioners, educators, CIM researchers, allied health professionals, and others interested in massage research. Learn more about our previous conferences here. We will be announcing more details in the coming months, including a call for presenters, and ways to sponsor this important event. Stay tuned for updates.

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