This comprehensive resource covers a broad array of research strategies available to massage therapists to give them the tools they need to be knowledgeable readers of research literature, as well as active researchers.
The primary focus of the book is on the quantitative aspect of research that encompasses the principal types of studies most extensively used in the various health care professions, specifically massage therapy. Extensive coverage is also given to the qualitative and integrative research categories that are progressively gaining recognition among researchers in various health science disciplines and professions.
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Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on research strategies for massage therapists.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
- Identify and differentiate between quantitative research and contextual/interpretive-oriented research strategy.
- Identify and differentiate between essential features of the case study research method, phenomenological research method, and the grounded theory research method.
- Recognize the synthesis-oriented research strategy and its six research methods.
- Define primary analysis.
- Recognize 6 massage therapy theories.
Contact Hours: 4
Target Audience: Massage Therapists.
Instructional Level: Beginner
Course Type: Text
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