The October 11, 2022, edition of Massage Heights’ “Outside the Room” podcast features Kerri Strug, Olympic gold medalist and iconic athlete whose performance in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta cinched the gold medal for the US women’s gymnastics team.
The California Massage Therapy Council gave notice that fee increases may be discussed at its meeting on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Consider whether you support or oppose an increase and contact ABMP’s Government Relation’s team at email@example.com for more information about the upcoming meeting.
With the average American sitting about 10 hours a day, University of Houston researcher Marc Hamilton may have discovered a way to elevate muscle metabolism without much effort. Through his research, Hamilton found that when activated properly, the soleus muscle in the calf—which makes up 1 percent of your body weight—could effectively elevate muscle metabolism for hours, even while sitting.
A new study found that when high blood pressure was induced in young mice, the mice suffered bone loss and osteoporosis-related bone damage comparable to older mice.
The study, which was presented on September 7, 2022, at the American Heart Association's Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2022, compared young mice with induced hypertension to older mice without hypertension to assess the potential relationship of hypertension and bone aging.
The Oregon State Board of Massage Therapists proposed new massage therapy rules that would allow licensees to perform external pelvic floor massage. Submit your comments in support of, or opposition to, the rules before October 31, 2022.
Maryland massage therapists must complete implicit bias training by October 31, 2022, to fulfill their continuing education requirements. View a list of approved training resources.
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In the Sept. 12, 2022, edition of Massage Heights’ “Outside the Room” podcast, Cancer for Wellness founder and executive director Julie Bach talks about her journey into understanding wellness with host CG Funk, and shares her cancer self-care tips for everyone.
In a recent study, researchers from the Lise Meitner Group for Environmental Neuroscience at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development found that an hour walk in Grunewald forest in Germany decreased stress in humans, while a walk for the same duration on a busy street in a shopping mall district in Berlin, Germany, did not reduce stress.
The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) announced efforts to help identify human trafficking within institutions of higher education with the release of its new resource for state authorizing agencies.
“A Toolkit for Identifying Human Trafficking and Fraud in Higher Education” was created by the FSMTB to answer three key questions: