Text brings together the findings of some of the most respected researchers on the effectiveness of massage therapy. Four sections cover methods and massage, massage research on various conditions, massage across the lifespan, and massage and the workplace.
"One of the few books that documents recent research findings, this is most definitely a must have... The great thing about this book is it s accessibility. It is well organized, easy to read and clearly covers methodological challenges as well as documenting research studies ." Sandrine Dodson, The international Journal of Aromatherapy, Vol 12 No 2, June 2002
Journal of Bodywork and Movemnet Therapies, Leon Chaitow, January 2004 "The fact that results are as good as those emerging from the evidence presented in this book suggests that if a higher standard of training existed, worldwide, results would be even more impressive. The book is well organized, and works to the strengths of massage with the text divided into logical sections."