Sports Vision

Vision Care for the Enhancement of Sports Performance


  • Graham Erickson, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, Professor of Optometry, Pacific University College of Optometry, Forest Grove, OR, USA

From basic eye care services to visual performance enhancement training, this evidence-based resource explores a wide range of sports vision services, addressing many of the questions you may have regarding assessment and treatment procedures, outcome expectations, and applications to sport. You'll 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. The accompanying CD-ROM enables you to easily print your own copies and versions of evaluation forms, screening forms, sample profiles, and patient handouts, plus other samples and resources used in client assessment and training!
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Book information

  • Published: September 2007
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7577-2

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Sports Vision

2. Visual Task Analysis in Sports

3. Visual and Visual-Motor Processing in Sports

4. Sports Vision Evaluation

5. Sports Vision Screening and Report Strategies

6. Prescribing for the Athlete

7. Ocular Injuries in Sports: Assessment and Management

8. Enhancement of Vision Skills in Sports

9. Enhancement of Visual Information Processing Skills in Sports

10. Sports Vision Practice Development