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Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Lui, Edmund

Ed. by Ko, Robert / Leung, Kelvin Sze-Yin / Saunders, Paul / Suntres, PH. D., Zacharias

CiteScore 2017: 1.41

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.472
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.564

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Increasing Research Literacy and Capacity in Massage Therapy: Investigating the Feasibility of a Peer-Reviewed International, Electronic Massage Therapy Journal

Pamela Hodgson / Trish Dryden / Paul Finch / Marc White
Published Online: 2008-04-22 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1553-3840.1096

Research literacy and research capacity are underdeveloped within the massage therapy community. A potential vehicle to increase research literacy and capacity could be a peer-reviewed, international electronic massage therapy journal. This article reports on a feasibility study and strategic planning meeting. Participants from the scientific and professional communities concluded that despite significant challenges, there might be sufficient academic interest and professional backing to support a collaborative massage therapy e-journal.

Keywords: massage therapy; CAM research strategy; e-journal; electronic journal; research capacity; research literacy; knowledge translation

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Published Online: 2008-04-22

Citation Information: Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Volume 5, Issue 1, ISSN (Online) 1553-3840, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1553-3840.1096.

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