Sports Vision : Vision Care for the Enhancement of Sports Performance

Graham B. Erickson

From basic eye care services to visual performance training, this evidence-based resource explores a range of sports vision services, including assessment and treatment procedures, outcome expectations, and applications to a variety of sports. Optometrists, ophthalmologists, and sports medicine practitioners will find a thorough review and discussion of the role of vision care in an athlete’s performance, as well as practical recommendations for applying current research findings to clinical practice.

Contains practical, clinically oriented chapters on visual assessment, prescribing, and ocular injuries in athletes.

Takes a task analysis approach allowing the reader to develop solid reasoning skills and evaluate information needed for clinical practice.

Includes a new chapter on Assessment and Management of Sports-Related Concussion.

Features visual aids throughout including photographs, tables, and boxes to help clarify and visualize important concepts.

Addresses sports vision training approaches and updated digital options reflecting the collaboration between athletic trainers, optometrists, and ophthalmologists in helping optimize vision in athletes.

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