Massage Therapy Foundation Research Webinar- What Is Research?

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Massage Therapy Foundation Research Webinar- What Is Research?

We hope you enjoyed, "Research Webinar Part II: What is Research? ," with Robin Miccio, MS, LMT, CPMT, CEIM. Please enter your name and email address below to take the quiz for this webinar.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is one definition of research?
    • A. 

      A method of collecting information with a purpose

    • B. 

      Writing an article about your knowledge and getting it published. 

    • C. 

      A systematic process of investigating facts and theories and exploring connections to discover new knowledge. 

    • D. 

      Research is looking up information about a subject to prove how something works

    • E. 

      Reading through online sources such as blogs and Wikipedia to prove that massage is helpful

  • 2. 
    What are three classifications of research methods?
    • A. 

      Collaborative, authoritative, and subjective methods

    • B. 

      Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods

    • C. 

      Scientific, educational, and practical methods

    • D. 

      Quantitative, systematic, permissive methods

  • 3. 
    Generally, what type of research is a case study?
    • A. 

      Experimental

    • B. 

      Exploratory

    • C. 

      Descriptive

    • D. 

      Quantitative

  • 4. 
    What type of research is a Randomized Controlled Trial?
    • A. 

      Experimental

    • B. 

      Exploratory

    • C. 

      Descriptive

    • D. 

      Quantitative

  • 5. 
    What are the different steps in a research process?
    • A. 

      Identify question, read the literature, identify hypothesis, design study, determine methods, analyze data, communicate findings

    • B. 

      Make an assumption, find literature resources that match assumption, write a paper based on the resources and assumption

    • C. 

      Review literature, develop research plan, figure out question based on research plan, come up with conclusions

    • D. 

      Formulate an idea of a condition to be researched, find participants, recruit researchers, collect data, and post to social media

  • 6. 
    What are elements to consider when evaluating research studies?
    • A. 

      Several authors with higher education degrees that have obtained lots of research grant funding

    • B. 

      Article is peer reviewed, clinically meaningful and has been published within 10 years

    • C. 

      The study was conducted at a reputable university or affiliated medical center

    • D. 

      The research article proves what most practitioners know about treating a condition.

  • 7. 
    What is the research pyramid?
    • A. 

      A hierarchy of evidence with the fundamental study designs at the bottom of the pyramid and the highest-level designs at the top

    • B. 

      Classifying research in levels that says one is more valid than another

    • C. 

      Quantifies the number of research study designs with anecdotal findings being the most prevalent and reliable.

    • D. 

      Demonstrates where most funding goes for research studies.