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Sports Vision: Optometric Evaluation of the Athletic Population

Sports Vision: Optometric Evaluation of the Athletic Population

Sports Vision: Optometric Evaluation of the Athletic Population

Stephen Beckerman OD
Stephen Beckerman OD
on behalf of Illinois College of Optometry

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Launch date: 15 Jun 2016
Expiry Date: 24 Jun 2019

Last updated: 13 Jul 2018

Reference: 162932

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Latest User Comments

Dr Earle Scharff III (4 Dec 2016)
VIDEOS Did Not Play. Could hear Sound but Could NO see Video
Dr Brent Nielsen O.D. (18 Feb 2018)
Wonderful mental experience to keep abreast on current sports research and working with concerned athletes and parents.
Ms Arlene Li (15 May 2017)
Very informative and fun presentation by Dr. Beckerman

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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This lecture will describe the use of visually related sports vision examinations to determine if problems in the visual system may be limiting athletic performance.
*This course has an accompanying exam to verify completion; it cannot be counted as CEE or "TQ".

Objectives

The Definition of Sports vision
The services offered in a sports vision program
Epidemiology of the Athletic Population
An overview of the need for sports vision services in the athletic population
Sports Vision Testing Battery
A description of the examination used in a sports vision evaluation
Interpretation of Results
Analysis of the relationship between sports vision testing and athletic performance
Remediation of Deficits
Interventions to enhance visual performance
Sports Vision Enhancement Programs
Examples of programs to enhance visual function for sports
Stephen Beckerman OD

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Stephen Beckerman OD
on behalf of Illinois College of Optometry

Dr. Beckerman is a 1982 graduate of SUNY. He completed a residency at the Illinois College of Optometry in Pediatrics/ Low Vision. Dr. Beckerman is an Associate Professor at the Illinois College of Optometry and maintains a private practice in Glenview, IL. He is the vision consultant to DePaul University athletic Dept., the Chicago Fire and the AAU Junior Olympics. He has published research extensively on sports vision and has been recognized as the Sports Vision Optometrist of the Year by the American Optometric Association Sports Vision Section.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE)
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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User Reviews (4)

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Dr Earle Scharff III (4 Dec 2016)
VIDEOS Did Not Play. Could hear Sound but Could NO see Video
Dr Brent Nielsen O.D. (18 Feb 2018)
Wonderful mental experience to keep abreast on current sports research and working with concerned athletes and parents.
Ms Arlene Li (15 May 2017)
Very informative and fun presentation by Dr. Beckerman
Dr Lawrence Hicks OD (14 Feb 2018)
I was not aware of all the help that is available for athletes

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