Baseball is BACK! That’s right! Pro baseball is set to start up at the end of July, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! If you were thinking what we were thinking when you heard, it went a little something like this, Yes! Baseball is back! I can’t wait! Wait, I’ve done nothing but binge-watch Netflix. I’m winded after walking to my kitchen for more snacks! Will I even make it up the bleacher steps? I wonder how the players are doing. I’m sure they’ve been training this whole time. I should have been training this whole time… Continue reading Pro Baseball Players’ Off-Season Training Includes EyePromise
If you or your loved one has diabetes, you know that it impacts many aspects of the body, including the kidneys, heart, eyes, and even fingers and toes. When it comes to care protocols, exercise is one of the common recommendations because it can help reduce the adverse metabolic effects of diabetes. For some, sports are their chosen form of exercise, but can a person with diabetes be a competitive athlete? Continue reading How Do Diabetes and Nutrition Affect Sports?
We don’t know about you, but we’re counting down the days until sports return. We long for the roar of a crowd, the crack of a bat, and buzz of a jumbotron. But believe it or not, our eyes might not miss sports as much as we do. According to a recent Harris Poll, the majority of American adults don’t know how common traumatic eye injuries are while playing sports without eye protection. Continue reading Keeping an Eye on Sports Injuries
With the majority of people working remotely and increasing their time spent on screens, we were curious to know how someone who typically spends hours a day in front of digital devices deals with the day-to-day of excessive screen time. Kurt Schray, 28, from Leesburg, Virginia, is a competitive esports athlete. We asked him to share a bit about his experiences as a professional gamer, what symptoms he notices throughout his day, and how he tries to counteract his time spent on devices. Continue reading Player Profile: Professional Esports Athlete
Research out of the University of Georgia reveals that nutrition can play a significant role in our ability to process information and react. Medical professionals and sports dietitians see a broad range of implications.
In like a lion, out like LeBron! March is here, and for many, March means basketball. College basketball to be exact. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament for Division I (DI) men’s college basketball falls mostly during March, and it has become fondly known as March Madness. Continue reading We’re All Mad for March Madness 2020
Sports are a popular pastime for many people, whether it’s going to a game or watching at home with family or friends. The 2020 Super Bowl captivated in 102 million viewers, an increase from the previous year. While “traditional” sports gather a large audience, esports has one of the faster-growing viewership numbers over the last 5 years. Continue reading The Viewership of Esports In 2019 May Surprise You
The weather may be getting colder, but the football season is really heating up. With the NCAA Championship game over and February quickly approaching, that can only mean one thing. That’s right – Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner! Continue reading Gearing Up for Super Bowl 2020
This 4-part series has highlighted the many options available to help athletes see their sport better. Let’s recap. Continue reading Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 4
In our last post, Dr. Graham Erickson reviewed a few training techniques to improve sports vision. In part three of the series, he reviews another technique that’s less about training and more about eating: nutrition. Continue reading Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 3