An assessment of the efficacy of sports vision training programs.

@article{Wood1997AnAO,
  title={An assessment of the efficacy of sports vision training programs.},
  author={Joanne M. Wood and Bruce Abernethy},
  journal={Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry},
  year={1997},
  volume={74 8},
  pages={646-59}
}
BACKGROUND The claim that sports vision training programs can enhance visual skills and the level of sporting performance was investigated. METHODS Thirty young subjects were assigned equally to visual training, reading (placebo), and control groups. Visual and motor tests were administered before and after 4 weeks of training or control activity to determine whether any improvements in performance had occurred. RESULTS Significant improvements on some aspects of vision were apparent for… CONTINUE READING

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