Research Tools

Why bother with outcome measures? When attempting to persuade governments, practitioners from other modalities, and other health system stakeholders of the value and efficacy of our services, it is imperative that we use forms of measurement that have been validated … Read more

Relevant Journals

Listed below are links to relevant journals of relevance to remedial therapy practitioners. The International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (IJTMB) The IJTMB is an open access, peer-reviewed publication intended to accommodate the diverse needs of the rapidly-expanding … Read more

BTFA Partnerships in Research Capacity Building

Australian Research Consortium in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM), University of Technology, Sydney The BTFA has partnered with Academic Leaders at The Australian Research Consortium in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM) around building leadership and research capacity since 2019. ARCCIM … Read more

Research Webinars and Courses

BTFA Webinars The BTFA is gathering a library of useful resources including webinars and courses for Bowen therapists. Webinar 1 with Professor Jon Adams (ARCCIM:UTS) The BTFA-UTS research partnership (FREE, 1 hour)           Webinar 2 … Read more

Practitioner Research Special Interest Groups (PRSIGs)

Practitioner Research Special Interest Groups (PRSIGs) provide opportunities for individuals and teams to connect with others in their area of research interest. The aim of PRSIGs is to build individual and team skills and knowledge in research related activity to … Read more

Research Directions

The research and evidence base for Bowen Therapy is slim, particularly in terms of rigorous studies demonstrating its safety and efficacy. A contributing factor is the profession’s relatively limited knowledge of, and engagement with, scientifically robust research. The BTFA has … Read more

New Bowen Therapy research paper published

An article co-authored by UTS Research Fellows Barbara Beacham and Eleanor Oyston, together with ARCCIM:UTS Distinguished Professor Jon Adams and Dr Amie Steel, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies. The paper is titled … Read more

Hong Kong neck pain study yields positive results

Hong Kong neck pain study involving ISBT-Bowen Therapy yields positive results We recently had some great news for research and the efficacy of Bowen when a long-awaited neck pain study, delayed due to COVID, was finally published. The study examined … Read more