Foundation News - July 2015

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Are you coming to the 2015 AMTA National Convention? Then join us at this summer’s Massage Therapy Foundation fundraiser ”Take Me Out to the Ballgame” in conjunction with the AMTA National Convention in Pittsburgh. Grab your delegation and come on down to PNC Park to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates play the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, August 19th at 7:05 p.m. Do not miss out on this fantastic opportunity to network with convention attendees and guests all while supporting the Foundation! The park is only a short walk from the convention center so we hope to see you there! We also would like to say a special thank you to our host sponsor Scrip/Massage Warehouse!

Do not delay and purchase your tickets. A portion of your ticket price is a donation to the Massage Therapy Foundation.

Date: Wednesday, August 19th
Game Time: 7:05 p.m.
Ticket Cost: $36
Please note that due to the nature of this event, all ticket sales are final.

2015 Practitioner Case Report Contest

Are you looking to enhance your professional development and research skills? Enter the Massage Therapy Foundation Case Report Contest. Case reports play an important role in scientific and professional literature. Writing a case report helps develop communication skills, critical thinking skills, and could contribute to future research and clinical practice. The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 1, 2015. For more information and application submission, please click here. To view what past winners have done, please click here.

View our free webinar series on how to write a case report.

Save the Date for the 2016 International Massage Therapy Research Conference

The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) is proud to host the 2016 International Massage Therapy Research Conference (IMTRC) which 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.

Thank You to all who supported Team MTF – Running for Research

The Massage Therapy Foundation would like to send a special THANK YOU to all those who help to support Team MTF-Running for Research on their journey to the 2015 Boston Marathon. We would also like to thank our three runners: John Combe, Nathan Nordstrom, and Angie Parris-Raney. We sincerely appreciate all of you in helping to support our mission to advance the knowledge and practice of massage therapy by supporting scientific research, education, and community service.

"AMTA is just the best professional organization there is and does the most for their people."

Karen T., AMTA member since 2002