Individual massage journals at BC3 Library
Digital magazine for health-conscious consumers. Body Sense magazine is designed to educate consumers on the lasting benefits of frequent massage and bodywork and the value of good stress management. Published by the editorial team of Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.
International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (IJTMB)
Massage Therapy Journal (available in print at BC3 Library)
Massage (available in print at BC3 Library)
Subscription Databases for Massage Therapy Research
BioMed Central publishes 270 peer-reviewed open access journals.
The BC3 Library has audio and video resources for massage therapy. You can find them by searching the BC3 Library Catalog. They are located in a shelving unit on the lower level of the BC3 Library. Here are some examples of what is available:
|Vivaldi, Antonio||Vivaldi's Greatest Hits||CD 14|
|Brahms, Johannes||Brahms Greatest Hits||CD 3|
|Ralph R. Stephens Seminars||Event sports massage||DVD 615.822 Ev23s|
|James Jacobson||Reflexology massage||DVD 615.822 R268|
Explore the human body with comprehensive interactive guides that explain the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, digestive and other body systems.
This interactive anatomy tool allows you to rotate images of the various body systems in 3D and click the structures to gain information about them.
Facts about the job outlook for careers in these fields.
Oversees the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx)
"The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) is the largest non-profit, professional association serving massage therapists, massage students and massage schools, with more than 56,000 members."
"...national membership association that provides comprehensive liability insurance and practice support for massage/bodywork practitioners and students."
The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. NCCIH was formerly known as the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency — making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
Healthcare practitioners provide quality care and health information experts provide up-to-date information and research at the Mayo Clinic.
Health Data, Tools & Statistics
A collection of health statistics from the Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce, a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations and health sciences libraries.
Google Scholar includes both books and articles. Be careful when selecting that the source is reputable. If an article is not made freely available online, remember that you can use the BC3 Library's Request an Article service to request it and we will do our best to obtain it and email it to you - free of charge.
The BC3 Library has both print and electronic books for most areas of healthcare, including massage therapy.
Search the BC3 Library catalog for print books, ebooks, and media:
Or search our two ebook collections separately:
The BC3 Library uses the Dewey Decimal System for organizing its collections. For massage therapy books, browse 615.822
Try searching with the list of keywords below for related information:
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