Changing Author Guidelines to Include Patient and Public Involvement

Keywords: Patient Participation, Massage, Research, Research Personnel


Multiple benefits have been found when pa-tients and the public are included as research co-investigators. To this end, a change is being made to the IJTMB authorship guidelines to include a new subsection within the Methods section of manuscripts, entitled “Patient and Public In-volvement”. We recommend that authors include in this section information on how patients and other stakeholders were included in the design, implementation, data analysis, and dissemination of studies. Further guidelines are provided. 

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Kennedy, LMT, BCTMB, DrPH, A. B. (2019). Changing Author Guidelines to Include Patient and Public Involvement. International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork Research Education &Amp; Practice, 12(2), 1–2.