Late-Life Exercise May Slow the Effects of Aging

In a study of 2-year-old mice who performed two months of progressive weighted wheel running, it was determined that the mice were the same epigenetic age as mice eight weeks younger.

The study, “Late-Life Exercise Mitigates Skeletal Muscle Epigenetic Aging,” was published in Aging Cell and suggests that exercise may keep humans not just looking younger, but physically younger on an epigenetic level.

Read more at sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/01/220121124840.htm.

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New Massage Board Created in Alabama

On May 15, 2024, Governor Kay Ivey signed into law Senate Bill 137, terminating the Alabama Board of Massage Therapy and its functions to create the new Alabama Massage Therapy Licensing Board. Learn key takeaways from the bill and how its passage may affect you.

Tennessee Regulatory Update

Tennessee massage therapy education requirements increased from 500 hours to 650. ABMP would like to share an update to explain how that change came about and give some overdue credit to those who made it happen.

Alabama Board in Jeopardy of Dissolution

Without your support, the Alabama massage therapy profession is in danger of losing its regulatory board, which could result in inconsistent regulation or none at all. Call Governor Kay Ivey to encourage the passage of Senate Bill 137 to protect massage regulation.

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