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Sports Vision

Sports Vision Book
Author : Donald F. C. Loran,Caroline J. MacEwen
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
Release : 1997
ISBN : 9780750636162
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sports vision is a relatively new but fast expanding area of multi-disciplinary eye care involving not only optometrists but also dispensing opticians, ophthalmologists, athletes, sports organisations and coaches. This book deals with optimising safe and efficient vision in sport. Sports vision will be essential reading for everyone involved in sport wishing to optimise vision particularly optometrists but also ophthalmologists, athletes and trainers. 'For practitioners wishing to develop an active interest in the subject this book acts as a valuable guide to how they need to develop both their optometric and dispensing skills.' - Journal of British Contact Lens Assoc., January 1996 '..excellent.' - The Optician, March 1996

Sports Vision

Sports Vision Book
Author : Graham B. Erickson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0750675772
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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! 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.

SportsVision

SportsVision Book
Author : Thomas A. Wilson,Jeff Falkel
Publisher : Human Kinetics 1
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9780736045698
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This cutting-edge book, written by Thomas Wilson and Jeff Falkel, offers an innovative, dynamic programme to teach athletes to recognise and enhance their visual abilities.

Biomedical Engineering Principles in Sports

Biomedical Engineering Principles in Sports Book
Author : George K. Hung,Jani Macari Pallis
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 1441988874
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Biomedical Engineering Principles in Sports contains in-depth discussions on the fundamental biomechanical and physiological principles underlying the acts of throwing, shooting, hitting, kicking, and tackling in sports, as well as vision training, sports injury, and rehabilitation. The topics include: -Golf ball aerodynamics and golf club design, -Golf swing and putting biomechanics, -Tennis ball aerodynamics and ball- and shoe-surface interactions, -Tennis stroke mechanics and optimizing ball-racket interactions, -Baseball pitching biomechanics and perceptual illusions of batters, -Football forward pass aerodynamics and tackling biomechanics, -Soccer biomechanics, -Basketball aerodynamics and biomechanics, -Vision training in sports, -Children maturation and performance, -Rehabilitation and medical advances in treatment of sports injuries. This book is essential reading for biomedical engineers, physicists, sport scientists, and physiologists who wish to update their knowledge of biomechanical and biomedical principles and their applications to sports. The book can be used in a one-semester Senior or Graduate-level course in Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Sports Technology, Sports Medicine, or Exercise Physiology. In addition, it will be of value to interested athletic laypersons who enjoy watching or participating in sports such as golf, tennis, softball, football, soccer, and basketball.

Sportsvision

Sportsvision Book
Author : Leon Revien,Mark Gabor
Publisher : Workman Publishing Company
Release : 1981
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Outlines a program of eye exercises and training routines designed to improve the accuracy, speed, and coordination of an athlete's response to visual cues

Qualitative Analysis of Human Movement

Qualitative Analysis of Human Movement Book
Author : Duane V. Knudson,Craig S. Morrison
Publisher : Human Kinetics
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9780736034623
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Forlagets beskrivelse: An interdisciplinary approach to the qualitative analysis of human movement. The authors explain how to blend experience and sport science to improve movement. The accompanying CD-ROM is designed to help the user improve their observational and analytical skills.

Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics

Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics Book
Author : Don Harris
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2009-07-15
ISBN : 3642027288
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The 13th International Conference on Human–Computer Interaction, HCI Inter- tional 2009, was held in San Diego, California, USA, July 19–24, 2009, jointly with the Symposium on Human Interface (Japan) 2009, the 8th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, the 5th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, the Third International Conf- ence on Virtual and Mixed Reality, the Third International Conference on Internati- alization, Design and Global Development, the Third International Conference on Online Communities and Social Computing, the 5th International Conference on Augmented Cognition, the Second International Conference on Digital Human Mod- ing, and the First International Conference on Human Centered Design. A total of 4,348 individuals from academia, research institutes, industry and gove- mental agencies from 73 countries submitted contributions, and 1,397 papers that were judged to be of high scientific quality were included in the program. These papers - dress the latest research and development efforts and highlight the human aspects of the design and use of computing systems. The papers accepted for presentation thoroughly cover the entire field of human-computer interaction, addressing major advances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of application areas.

Sports Science Handbook I Z

Sports Science Handbook  I Z Book
Author : Simon P. R. Jenkins
Publisher : multi-science publishing
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780906522370
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A valuable reference source for professionals and academics in this field, this is an encyclopedia-dictionary of the many scientific and technical terms now encountered in kinesiology and exercise science.

Computer Vision in Sports

Computer Vision in Sports Book
Author : Thomas B. Moeslund,Graham Thomas,Adrian Hilton
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-01-19
ISBN : 3319093967
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first book of its kind devoted to this topic, this comprehensive text/reference presents state-of-the-art research and reviews current challenges in the application of computer vision to problems in sports. Opening with a detailed introduction to the use of computer vision across the entire life-cycle of a sports event, the text then progresses to examine cutting-edge techniques for tracking the ball, obtaining the whereabouts and pose of the players, and identifying the sport being played from video footage. The work concludes by investigating a selection of systems for the automatic analysis and classification of sports play. The insights provided by this pioneering collection will be of great interest to researchers and practitioners involved in computer vision, sports analysis and media production.

Hollywood s Vision of Team Sports

Hollywood s Vision of Team Sports Book
Author : Deborah V. Tudor
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 1997
ISBN : 9780815329077
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The author begins by defining the discourse of athletics and investigating its presence in broadcasting by means of textual analyses of the media images of athletes Ryne Sandberg, Jim McMahon, and Michael Jordan. She then considers the athletic ideology portrayed in Hollywood films, concluding that instead of an overarching ideology, there is a fluctuating set of attributes that vary from time to time and sport to sport. She also discusses the elements of race, gender, and family relations in the American sports film. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Elite Sports And Vision

Elite Sports And Vision Book
Author : Ajay Kumar Bhootra
Publisher : Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited
Release : 2008-10-01
ISBN : 9788184483567
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is a small effort to reveal the importance of vision in sports and sporting performance of the athletes and is intended for all those who are interested in sports and vision. These may include eye care professionals including optometrists and ophthalmologists and sports medicine practitioners, sports coaches, team managers, sports clubs, sports associations, athletes, players and all those parents who want their kids to excel in sports. It is just an effort to appreciate the immediate need for basic information on the importance of vision in sports as the sports today is no more a recreational activity only. It has become one of the biggest industries where millions of dollars are involved in the form of fees, prizes, advertisements and sponsorships. It is intended that this book will fulfill basic educational requirements, stimulate people's interest in sports vision and provide a reference source. The text encourages to keep themselves up-to-date and help establish the science of sports vision as an accepted discipline.

Applied Concepts in Vision Therapy with Accompanying Disk

Applied Concepts in Vision Therapy  with Accompanying Disk Book
Author : Leonard J. Press
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release : 1997
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This comprehensive text on vision therapy consolidates information that is currently scattered among many sources, including hot topics such as sports vision and vision rehabilitation. Contains an entire section on practice management. It features key terms, clinical pearls, review questions, case studies and high-quality illustrations. The book comes with a disk in Rich Text Format (RTF), which is compatible with most popular IBM and Macintosh word processing systems. The disk contains more than 100 techniques and practice management communications that can be modified to individual patients and printed out for use in practice.

Business Aspects of Optometry E Book

Business Aspects of Optometry E Book Book
Author : APME,John G. Classe,Lawrence S. Thal,Roger D. Kamen,Ronald S. Rounds
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2004-02-19
ISBN : 145572825X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Count on this complete guide to setting up and managing an optometric practice! Business Aspects of Optometry covers everything related to the business side of a practice — such as selecting a location and staff, equipping the office, office administration and personnel management, marketing, options for a specialty practice, controlling costs, billing and reimbursement, risk management, and financial planning. To succeed in practice, this is the one resource you need! Unique! Expert authors are practice management educators who teach the course in optometry schools. A logical organization makes it easy to find practical information on managing your own practice or purchasing your own practice. Coverage of different types of ownership includes self-employment, individual proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. Coverage of cost control issues compares the selection and use of an optical laboratory versus an in-house finishing lab. Risk management and insurance coverage provides an overview of personal, life, liability, and disability insurance. Coverage of financial planning and tax reporting discusses topics including IRAs, retirement plans, estate planning, and personal and business tax issues. Bulleted lists, tables, figures, and boxes help you locate valuable information quickly. Checklists provide a logical progression in completing tasks. NEW chapters expand the book’s scope of coverage, and include these topics: Personal and professional goal setting Resumes and interviews Debt management Principles of practice transfer Ethics Quality assurance Specialty practice Vision rehabilitation Coding and billing Financial decision making Exit strategies

Interceptive Actions in Sport

Interceptive Actions in Sport Book
Author : Simon Bennett,Keith Davids,Geert J.P. Savelsbergh,John van der Kamp
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2004-03-01
ISBN : 1134548974
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Dynamic interceptive actions are those actions for which the body, or an implement, must be moved into the right place at the right time in order to accomplish a task. These actions are particularly prevalent in sport, for example reaching to catch a ball or running towards a target to make a tackle. This book is the first to offer a comprehensive review of existing theoretical research on dynamic interceptive actions, as well as close examination of specific, practical applications. The book includes material on: * catching * wielding tennis rackets * putting in golf * controlling and kicking a soccer ball. It is essential reading for anybody with a close interest in motor learning and control or skill acquisition, and will be of interest to students of sport psychology, movement science and coaching science.

Acquisition and Performance of Sports Skills

Acquisition and Performance of Sports Skills Book
Author : Terry McMorris
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2004-05-21
ISBN : 9780470849958
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Terry McMorris provides students with the theoretical and practical background that is necessary for an understanding of the basics of skill acquisition and the nature of sports performance.