NCBTMB and MTF Announce Part II of Free Research Webinar Series, Scheduled for July 31, 2019

Burr Ridge, Ill. / Evanston, Ill. (July 9, 2019)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and the Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) announced today Part II of their free 2019 Research Webinar Series to further define research, its impact on the profession, and resources for engagement. The second webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 2pm CT.

Part II features Robin Miccio as a Special Guest. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Types of Research
  • Basic Research Terms
  • Explanation of the Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Overview of the experimental research process
  • Statistically Significant vs. Clinically Meaningful
  • Evidence-informed practice
  • Searching the Literature
  • Components of a Research Article
  • Critically Evaluate Studies

To learn more and/or register for the free NCB/MTF July 31, 2019 Webinar, please visit

MTF will award one (1) free CE to webinar participants who attend the presentation and pass a short quiz. The webinar and quiz will be available for viewing and completion within 72-hours following the broadcast for those unable to make the live version. Do not contact NCBTMB with questions on CE awarded for this presentation; all inquiries must be directed to MTF.

Details on the Fall webinar, Part III, to be released soon.


The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) is an independent, private, nonprofit organization founded in 1992. The mission of NCBTMB is to define and advance the highest standards in the massage therapy and bodywork profession. In support of this mission, NCBTMB serves the profession through Board Certification, Specialty Certificates, an Approved Provider Program, and an Assigned School Code Program. For more information, please visit

About MTF

The Massage Therapy Foundation is a 501(c)3 providing support to the massage therapy profession. Since 1990, MTF has provided over $1 million in research grants studying the science behind therapeutic massage. The Foundation founded and publishes an open-access, peer-reviewed scientific journal and provides many educational resources for massage therapists, educators, and students. MTF provides community service grants to populations in need of therapeutic massage who would otherwise lack access. For more information, please visit


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