Sports Vision Trends in Youth Sports

Sports Vision Trends in Youth Sports

Course Description

Youth sports are growing at an exponential rate. With such an increase in youth sport competitions, it is important to understand the nuances of the youth sport “World”. Through this lecture the attendee will begin to understand the surge of youth sports, parental financial commitments, youth time demands, Head Injuries, sport specialization, and overall optometry’s role in youth sports. This understanding gained will be beneficial to help that athlete in your chair succeed on both the field and in the classroom.

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Instructor Bio

Joshua Watt, OD, FCOVD is the clinical director of Impact Vision Therapy, a multi-location referral-based vision therapy specialty practice. Dr. Watt specializes in learning related vision therapy, neuro-optometric rehabilitation, and sports vision training. He works with a lot of everyday athletes to help them achieve their best. After dealing with years of struggles due to his own visual deficits, he knows how important a good functioning visual system is to performance.  He currently serves as the Chair of the American Optometric Association Sports and Performance Vision Committee. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University and Southern College of Optometry.

Joshua Watt, OD, FCOVD

Courses Details

Course Duration

30 Days

Continuing Education Credits

02 hours

Course Price

$40

Course Description

Youth sports are growing at an exponential rate. With such an increase in youth sport competitions, it is important to understand the nuances of the youth sport “World”. Through this lecture the attendee will begin to understand the surge of youth sports, parental financial commitments, youth time demands, Head Injuries, sport specialization, and overall optometry’s role in youth sports. This understanding gained will be beneficial to help that athlete in your chair succeed on both the field and in the classroom.

Bio

Joshua Watt, OD, FCOVD is the clinical director of Impact Vision Therapy, a multi-location referral-based vision therapy specialty practice. Dr. Watt specializes in learning related vision therapy, neuro-optometric rehabilitation, and sports vision training. He works with a lot of everyday athletes to help them achieve their best. After dealing with years of struggles due to his own visual deficits, he knows how important a good functioning visual system is to performance.  He currently serves as the Chair of the American Optometric Association Sports and Performance Vision Committee. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University and Southern College of Optometry.

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