Sports Vision, 2nd Edition

By Graham B. Erickson, OD, FAAO, FCOVD
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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. 

Key Features
  • 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. 

ISBN 9780323755436
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2020
Author Information By Graham B. Erickson, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, Professor of Optometry, Pacific University College of Optometry, Forest Grove, OR, USA
Table of Content 1. Introduction to Sports Vision,
2. Visual Task Analysis in Sports
3. Visual Information Processing in Sports
4. Visual Performance Evaluation
5. Sports Vision Screening and Report Strategies
6. Prescribing for the Athlete
7. Management of Sport-Related Ocular Injuries and Concussion
8. Sports Vision Training
9. Sports Vision Practice Development
Multiple appendices
Publication Date 27-11-2020
Pages 282
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
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