The European Academy of Sports Vision aims at increasing and enhancing the professionality and technical-scientific training of those, who, without taking anything away from their profession, wish to specialize in the area of sports vision.
Types of memberships:
Everyone in possession of a degree or a diploma within the healthcare, rehabilitation or sports sectors can become an Associate Member.
Some of the operational intentions emerging from the Statute:
Sports Vision comprises a series of services and initiatives addressed both at athletes and operators in the eye care fields, these can be summarized as follows:
1) Sports Vision Screenings
Preventive diagnosis in groups of young athletes from various sports disciplines with the purpose of making an early diagnosis of any eventual visual disorder
2) Sports Vision Analysis
Detailed diagnosis of individual athletes who, because of the high agonistic levels or because affected by visual problems, require a sophisticated and personalized diagnostic and rieducational approach.
3) Sports Vision Training
Individual and small group programs designed for the improvement of visual and visuo-motory efficiency, according to the type of sport being practiced.
4) Intensive theorical-practical seminars
Addressed to eyecare and sports operators (Opticians, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Sports Doctors, Coaches, Psychologists, etc.) for professional update and for the diffusion of diagnostic and rieducational techniques.
5) Educational and informative initiatives
Promotion and realization of educational campaigns fo the prevention of visual trauma in sports.
6) Research Programs
Preparation of statistics and pubblications regarding visual function in sports.