Reading a Research Article

Reading a Research Article

Author(s): Albert Moraska

3CE credits 12 Lessons Video

To stay current in the massage therapy profession, research literacy is essential. Learn to read, evaluate and critique research, and to adapt these skills to write your own article.

Reading a Research Article was first presented on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at the AMTA 2014 National Convention. This course is presented with video and contains a downloadable PowerPoint presentation in PDF format that can be used to complement the videos.

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the characteristics of a research article.
  • Describe tactics to read a research article.
  • Identify methods used to evaluate a research article.
  • Describe how to use the evaluation of a research article to critique it.

  1. Introduction
  2. Lesson 1
  3. Lesson 2
  4. Lesson 3
  5. Lesson 4
  6. Lesson 5
  7. Lesson 6
  8. Lesson 7
  9. Lesson 8
  10. Lesson 9
  11. Lesson 10
  12. Course Resource

Albert Moraska is the Research Section Editor for the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and has authored many peer-reviewed research manuscripts. He has extensive experience reviewing, critiquing and writing scientific literature.