Key Features

  • Evidence-based information covers a wide range of sports vision services.
  • A task analysis approach used throughout the text allows the reader to develop solid reasoning skills and evaluate information needed for clinical practice.
  • Coverage of goals, expectations, and strategies assists in determining the treatment options for a multitude of sports.
  • Practical, clinically oriented chapters on assessment, prescribing, and ocular injuries provide the essential information needed for clinical practice in an easy-to-use reference.
  • Addresses vision training from the certified athletic trainer's (ATC) perspective, reflecting the collaboration between athletic trainers, optometrists, and ophthalmologists in managing athletes.
  • Visual aids including photographs, tables, and boxed text help to clarify important concepts and allow ease of access to important information.
  • A CD-ROM is included allowing quick access to important resources used in client assessment and training.

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


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About the author

Graham Erickson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Optometry, Pacific University College of Optometry, Forest Grove, OR, USA