American Massage Therapy Association

Massage Therapy Foundation Announces Student Case Report Contest Winners

The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF), a public charity with a mission to advance the knowledge and practice of massage, announced the winners of the 2013 Student Practitioner Case Report Contest , which provide an opportunity for massage therapists and bodywork professionals to deliver evidence-informed massage information to the public. This year, the grand prize Gold Award was awarded to Jennifer Nielson from Vancouver, BC, Canada, who will receive a $2,500 cash award, contingent upon undergoing the peer review process with the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (IJTMB). Her winning case report was titled, “Therapeutic Massage in Treatment of...

Massage Therapy Foundation Selects Team of Runners for 2014 Boston Marathon

The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF), an organization that advances the knowledge and practice of massage therapy, announced its 2014 Boston Marathon Running for Research Team, who are raising money and creating awareness for the Massage Therapy Foundation. The runners are: Kathy Laskye, a school liaison in the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals education department, who was selected by ABMP; Kristen Lutz, a board-certified licensed massage therapist with a practice at One Mind Body Earth (Boston), who was selected by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA); and Karen Moers, a practicing massage therapist in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, who was selected by...