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See Allied Health Resources - Anatomy and Allied Health Resources - Alternative and Complimentary Medicine for additional resources.
Licensing and Examination Agencies
ABMP Exam Coach - the  online MBLEx test prep—produced by the education experts at ABMP. 
State Board of Massage Therapy’s application for a massage therapist license.
The mission of the Federation is to support its Member Boards in their work to ensure that the practice of massage therapy is provided to the public in a safe and effective manner.
The examination developed by the FSMTB on behalf of its Member Boards is the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx). To ensure the examination reflects current practice, a Job Task Analysis Survey was developed with contributions by over 50 content experts under the guidance of 15 testing and psychometric experts.
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & BodyworkCode of Ethics
Welcome to the Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania Online Training

Professional Associations and Organizations
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.
Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP)
Publishes Massage & Bodywork Magazine
Public education site powered by Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals
Massage Therapy Foundation advances the knowledge and practice of massage therapy by supporting scientific research, education and community service.
MassageNet Research Foundation - a practice-based research network (PBRN) that uses data gathered from therapists and clients, in real world settings, to answer important research questions. MassageNet was established in 2009 with the mission to develop and maintain communication between professional massage therapists, students, educators, researchers, and healthcare policy makers. The network intends to conduct high quality research and then share those findings with others to expand the body of knowledge available in the field of massage therapy. Funded by the Massage Therapy Foundation.

The mission of the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care (ACCAHC) Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium (IHPC) is to direct the national healthcare agenda toward a health-oriented, integrated system, ensuring all peopleaccess to the full range of safe and regulated conventional, complementary, and alternative healthcare professionals, therapies and products, and to the building blocks of health, including clean air and water as well as a healthy food supply.
Employment requirements
BLS’ Occupational Outlook Handbook entry for massage therapists.
LIRN databases: Health and Medical and Gale Infortrac Vocations & Careers Collections
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine’s resources for massage therapy.
Medline Plus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for reliable information for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine.
Magazines, Journals, and Publications

The following publications offer some free online content: - American Spa digital edition - Massage Magazine - Massage Today - Massage Therapy Journal - Massage & Bodywork - Yoga Journal  - Massage Therapy Body of Knowledge

The  following are open access publications with free content with registration:
AromaWeb offers over 450 pages of aromatherapy and essential oil articles & guides , essential oil profiles, carrier oil profiles, recipes, book descriptions, and links. AromaWeb also features indispensable directories including the Global Aromatherapy Business Directory, Local Aromatherapy Business Directory and the School and Educator Directory.
Massage Matters: A Journal for Registered Massage Therapists
Canadian publication, links to previous issues.
Massage Therapy Infocenter in HolisticOnLine.
International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
The International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (IJTMB) is an open access, peer-reviewed publication intended to accommodate the diverse needs of the rapidly-expanding therapeutic massage and bodywork community. Principal sections of the journal span the areas of research, education, and clinical practice.
Soft Tissue Therapy
Australia soft tissue therapy/remedial massage therapy
The new look STT eMag brings you the latest articles, reader letters, expert opinions, reviews, and much more! Released quarterly in electronic format, it delivers a huge amount of information!

Sample Tests 

 For over 30 years, MASSAGE Magazine’s mission is to provide future massage and touch therapists information, tools, and resources to help them succeed in their careers and session rooms. Massage Study Buddy, brought to you by your friends at MASSAGE Magazine, is a study tool for massage therapy students to enable them to pass the MBLEx the first time.
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