Research Literacy with Whitney Lowe [Research Perch]
Research Perch
by Massage Therapy Foundation
4M ago
Learn more about Basics of Research Literacy (BRL), an online continuing education course for massage therapists and educators about incorporating principles of research literacy in your practice and teaching. MTF President Adrienne Asta speaks with author/educator Whitney Lowe (Academy of Clinical Massage) about the new and revised 3-hour NCBTMB-approved interactive skill-building experience, which was created as a fundraiser for the Foundation ..read more
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Efficacy of Perinatal Massage Part 1 [Research Perch]
Research Perch
by Massage Therapy Foundation
1y ago
Join us for Research Perch! In this two-part episode, host Adrienne F. Asta welcomes Michele Kolakowski, LMT, CD & CPD (DONA), CLC, and Carole Osborne, BCTMB, two of the co-authors of the highly successful book, “Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy.” The trio discuss recent research into the efficacy of massage and birth narrative storytelling for women immediately following unplanned cesarean birth ..read more
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Integrative Healers Action Network Community Service Grant [Research Perch]
Research Perch
by Massage Therapy Foundation
1y ago
Join us for Research Perch, as MTF Vice President and Community Service Grant Proposal Review Committee Chair, Adrienne Asta, BA, LMT, speaks with Jenny Harrow-Keeler, MA, of the California-based Integrative Healers Action Network (IHAN) about their work providing integrative health services during wildfire events and other crises. IHAN is the recipient of a 2021 MTF Community Service Grant for their project entitled, "Community Clinics for Disaster-Impacted Communities." To learn more about IHAN and how you can be a part, visit www.ihanclinics.org ..read more
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Project COPE Wrap Up
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by Massage Therapy Foundation
2y ago
Starting in April of 2020, researchers from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, Prisma Health, Clemson University, and Indiana University (IUPUI) began conducting a survey to gather information about the experiences of all healthcare providers/professionals during and after the Covid-19 pandemic. Join host Robin Anderson as she welcomes back Project COPE investigators Dr. Ann Blair Kennedy (USC Greenville) and Smith Heavner (Prisma Health), for a final update on the results and insights from Project COPE. To learn more about conclusions reached by this study, view S ..read more
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Educational Pathways of MT Researchers [Research Perch]
Research Perch
by Massage Therapy Foundation
2y ago
How does a massage therapist become a massage therapy researcher? Join us as MTF President Robin B. Anderson, MEd, LMT, BCTMB, CEAS, MTF Trustee Niki Munk, PhD, LMT, and Graduate Student Sami Zabel discuss the educational pathways to becoming a massage therapy researcher ..read more
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Practice-Based Research Network 101 [Research Perch]
Research Perch
by Massage Therapy Foundation
2y ago
What is a Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN)? Join us as MTF President Robin B. Anderson, MEd, LMT, BCTMB, CEAS, MTF Trustee Niki Munk, PhD, LMT, and Graduate Student Sami Zabel discuss the purpose and benefits of PBRNs for massage therapists, students, researchers, and clients ..read more
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MTF Ergo Project Data Collection
Research Perch
by Massage Therapy Foundation
2y ago
Learn more about how data was collected during Phase One of the MTF Ergonomics Project. Join us as host Robin Anderson speaks with Stefan Schulz and Paula Kalmeta from Briotix about this fascinating process ..read more
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Call to Action: Share Your Knowledge with IJTMB [Research Perch]
Research Perch
by Massage Therapy Foundation
2y ago
Get excited to share your practical and creative knowledge by submitting an abstract to the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (IJTMB)! Join host Doug Nelson, LMT, BCTMB, as he speaks with IJTMB Executive Editor Dr. Ann Blair Kennedy, LMT, BCTMB, DrPH, and IJTMB Practice & Education Section Editor Amanda Baskwill, PhD(c), MSc, BEd, RMT about the recent IJTMB article, “Trends of Publication in the Education and Practice Sections of the IJTMB: A Call to Action.” Learn about the types of information sought for publication and how you can contribute ..read more
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Trauma Informed Massage MTF Community Service Grant [Research Perch]
Research Perch
by Massage Therapy Foundation
2y ago
Listen in as MTF Community Service Grant Committee Chair Adrienne Asta interviews Chanda Santana from the DIVAS Who Win Freedom Center, Inc., Athens, Georgia. DIVAS is a 2020 MTF Community Grant recipient for their program, SHE Retreats: Trauma Informed Massage and Self-Care. Learn more about this innovative program to support women who are survivors of sex trafficking and/or overcoming addiction and trauma to aid them in successfully reentering society ..read more
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Ergonomics Explained [Research Perch}
Research Perch
by Massage Therapy Foundation
3y ago
Join MTF President Robin Anderson and Stefan Shulz from Briotix as they discuss the fundamentals of ergonomics, and how ergonomic principles were studied in MTs over the course of Phase One of the MTF Ergonomics Project ..read more
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