The Touch Research Institute is dedicated to studying the effects of touch therapy, including the effects of massage therapy, yoga, tai chi, music and aromatherapy at all stages of life, from newborns to senior citizens.
The REHABDATA database spans almost 50 years of disability and rehabilitation research. More than 200,000 abstracts are available through this database, including approximately 115,000 records originally indexed in the Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange (CIRRIE) database.
The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) is the regulator established by the Ontario government to regulate the practice of Massage Therapy and to govern the conduct of Registered Massage Therapists through the provisions of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the Massage Therapy Act, 1991.
The Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association (CSMTA), as the certifying body in Canada, provides the leadership in the specialty of sport massage and education by establishing professional standards and qualifications for massage therapists.