NCBTMB and MTF Announce Part IV of Free Research Webinar Series, Scheduled for May 21, 2020

Burr Ridge, Ill. / Evanston, Ill. (May 8, 2020)—The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and the Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) announced today Part IV of their Free Research Webinar Series to further define research, its impact on the profession, and resources for engagement. The fourth webinar is scheduled for Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 1pm CT.

Part IV features NCBTMB President, Portia B. Resnick, MTF President, Douglas Nelson, and special guest, Ruth Werner.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What are Case Reports
    • Where do they fit in the Research hierarchy?
    • Why are they useful?
  • Structure of Case Reports
    • Scientific Method
    • IMRAD
  • How to Get Started on Your Own Case Report
  • Case Report Resources
  • And more!

To learn more and/or register for the FREE NCB/MTF May 21, 2020 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 additional webinars for 2020 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