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Massage Therapy: Recommended Resources

Massage Therapy Search Box Central

Individual massage journals 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:

Music CDs

Benghiat, Michael


Sunset Prairie

CD 42

Satori  Escape CD 50
Pasero, Stevan Harmony
CD 51
CD 52
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

Online Videos

Facts about the job outlook for careers in these fields.

Oversees the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx)

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.

Google Scholar Search

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.


Featured Books

Infant Massage

Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage

Massage Therapy Career Guide for Hands-On Success

Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage

The Handbook of Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy


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:


holistic medicine


stress management

alternative therapies

alternative medicine


stress management




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