MASSAGE RESEARCH:

Anatomy of the Human Body

Canadian Massage Therapist Alliance

Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association

Canadian Touch Research Centre

Massage Magazine

MASSAGE THERAPY ASSOCIATION LINKS:

Canada - Provincial Associations:

ALBERTA:
Massage Therapy Association of Alberta

Remedial Massage Therapists Association

BRITISH COLUMBIA:
Massage Therapist's Association of British Columbia

MANITOBA:
Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba

NEW BRUNSWICK:
New Brunswick Massotherapy Society

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR:
Newfoundland and Labrador Massage Therapists Association

NOVA SCOTIA:
Massage Therapist's Association of Nova Scotia

ONTARIO:
Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario (RMTAO)

College of Massage Therapists of Ontario                                                              

Ontario Council of Private Massage Therapy Colleges


PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND:
PEI Massage Therapy Association

SASKATCHEWAN:
Massage Therapist Association of Saskatchewan Inc.


Canada - Other Associations:

Natural Health Practicioners of Canada

Canadian Massage Therapist Alliance (CMTA)

Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association (CSMTA)

United States:
American Massage Therapy Association

PUBLICATIONS

The Following publications are good sources of information about massage and bodywork.

Massage Therapy Canada

Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies
www.harcourt-international.com/journals/jbmt/

Massage and Bodywork
www.massageandbodywork.com

Massage Magazine
www.massagemag.com

Manual Therapy
www.harcourt-international.com/journals/math/

Massage Therapy Journal
http://www.amtamassage.org/journal/home.htm

Massage Therapy Research Consortium
www.massagetherapyresearchconsortium.com

Massage Therapy Today: Putting Knowledge Into Practice
https://secure.omta.com/default.asp?id=415

Massage Today
www.massagetoday.com


GOVERNMENT AGENCIES:

For information regarding the practice of massage therapy and bodywork, contact the following agencies.

Grants.gov
http://www.grants.gov/

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
www.nih.gov/

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
http://nccam.nih.gov/

White House Commission on Complementary & Alternative Medicine Policy (WHCCAMP)
www.whccamp.hhs.gov/


EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
A variety of sources of information.

How to Find What You Want on the Web - An internet primer with instructions on how to use the World Wide Web including tips for researching on the Web. Click here to view .pdf file.
 
The Integrator Blog - http://theintegratorblog.com/site/

Courses

The Massage Therapy Research Curriculum Kit. This research curriculum developed for use in massage and bodywork schools will be published by the Massage Therapy Foundation and available for purchase by January 2004.
Click here (pdf) to learn more about this product.

Locate Full Text Articles:

www.biomedcentral.com

www.MerckMedicus.com

www.Freefulltext.com
 
Books:

Leon Chaitow ND DO
http://www.leonchaitow.com

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS:

A list of organizations with a variety of objectives relative to massage therapy and bodywork and health.

AMTA Council of Schools (COS)
www.amtamassage.org/becometherapist/council.htm

Alliance for Massage Threrapy Education (AFMTE)
www.afmte.org

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals
www.abmp.com

Canadian Interdisciplinary Network for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research (IN-CAM)
www.incamresearch.ca

Canadian Massage Therapist Alliance (CMTA)
http://www.cmta.ca/

Canadian Touch Research Center
www.ccrt-ctrc.org/

Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA)
www.comta.org

Massage Therapy Schools Website (USA)
http://www.massagetherapyschools.net

Mesothelioma
http://www.mesotheliomasymptoms.com/

National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB)
www.ncbtmb.com

Orthopedic Massage Education & Research Institute (OMERI)
www.omeri.com

Spa Alliance
home.spamassagealliance.com/index.html

Touch Research Institute
www.miami.edu/touch-research/index.html

The Upledger Institute – Your Health Resource Center
www.upledger.com