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We’re All Mad for March Madness 2020

March Madness 2020 is here!

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

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The Viewership of Esports In 2019 May Surprise You

Esports is a sedentary sport, with athletes rarely getting the daily exercise needed for their health.

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

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Gearing Up for Super Bowl 2020

Super Bowl 2020 is set for Sunday, February 2, at 5:30 CST.

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

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Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 3

Dr. Graham Erickson, a known name in the sports-vision industry, shares the different techniques to sports vision training.

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

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Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 2

Dr. Graham Erickson, a known name in the sports-vision industry, shares the different techniques to sports vision training.

In the last post, Dr. Graham Erickson talked about assessing visual performance and processing and the different ways of doing so. Now, he’ll get into the ways to help athletes enhance their vision and visual processing to better their competitive advantage.

Fair warning, this is the longest post in this series. Let’s get started! Continue reading Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 2

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Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 1

Dr. Graham Erickson is a well-known name in the sports vision world and has participated in several sports vision-related studies.

The role of visual performance factors in sports has received a fair amount of attention over the years, but many athletes still have limited access to evaluation and enhancement approaches. In this series, Graham Erickson, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, discusses ways to assess vision and visual processing, how to train for improved sports vision, and the impact nutrition can have on this skill.

Continue reading Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 1

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The Health Risks of Esports

The response of many people who hear about gaming as a competitive sport is a scoff, a chuckle, or downright disbelief, but esports is a serious gig. The industry itself earned more than $1 billion in 2019, and there are 80 US colleges with varsity esports teams with 22 offering scholarships. These teams can practice anywhere from 3 to 10 hours a day, which is a long time to do any activity. While there seem to be no immediate physical concerns that go along with other athletics like concussions or broken bones, there are several health risks that need to be considered and monitored for those who are into gaming at any level. Continue reading The Health Risks of Esports

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EyePromise® Announces Partnership As Official Eye Vitamin Of The Boston Red Sox

Leading Provider Of Vision-Enhancing Vitamins And Technology To Be The Official Eye Vitamin Partner Of The Red Sox For 2020

CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The leading provider of eye vitamins and technology to enhance and protect vision, EyePromise, is proud to announce its partnership with the Boston Red Sox as its official eye vitamin brand through 2020. Continue reading EyePromise® Announces Partnership As Official Eye Vitamin Of The Boston Red Sox