What Did I Do? Practitioner Awareness of Ethical Issues in Scientific Publishing

Ann Blair Kennedy, LMT, BCTMB, DrPH, Albert Moraska, PhD, Grant Rich, PhD, BCTMB, LMT


Massage therapy practice as well as research in massage therapy is guided by ethical principles and boundaries of professional behavior. Scientific publishing is also guided by a set of ethical standards, about which all aspiring scientific authors should be aware. Honesty, integrity, and conflicts of interest are issues in science and these issues can also impact scientific publishing. Historical ethical issues and current events are discussed.


Professional Misconduct; Massage; Publishing; Ethical Review; Professional Ethics; Research Ethics

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3822/ijtmb.v10i3.374

International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
ISSN 1916-257X