Online Course in Neuroscience: Entrepreneurial and Visual Skills Testing and Training
Brief Description
This course is aimed at improving your visual skills which forms part of your skill related fitness index component. The skill related fitness index is part of the performance index.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to successfully evaluate and include visual skills as part of your performance index assessment.
Course Content
Chapter 1 Sports Vision: Training for Better Performance
  • What Is Sports Vision?
  • Static Versus Dynamic Visual Acuity
  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye
  • Visual Motor Skills
  • Visual Perceptual Skills
  • Eye-hand and Eye-foot Coordination
  • Peripheral Awareness
  • Body Alarm Reaction and Sports Vision
  • Sports Vision Testing and Evaluation
  • Who Benefits From Sports Vision Training
Chapter 2 Sports Vision: Training for Better Performance
  • Basics of Sports Vision
  • Sports Vision Laboratory
  • Sports Vision Applications
  • Static versus Dynamic Sports Vision
  • Training Relationship between Balance and Vision 
Chapter 3 Sports Vision: Training for Better Performance
  • Designing a Sports Vision Program
  • Setting Up the Program
  • Pre- and Post-training
  • Sports Vision Evaluation
  • Sports Vision Equipment 
Chapter 4 Sports Vision: Training for Better Performance
  • Sports Vision Training Exercises
  • Loading Focusing Exercises
  • Tracking Exercises
  • Vergence Exercises
  • Sequencing Exercises
  • Eye-hand and Eye-foot Coordination Exercises
  • Visualisation Exercises Directionality Exercises 
Chapter 5 Sports Vision: Training for Better Performance
  • Sport-Specific Sports Vision Training Exercises
  • Sports Vision Training Progression: 30 Days to Better Sports Vision Baseball and Softball, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Diving Downhill, Skiing, Figure Skating, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey, Lacrosse, Racket Sports, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball.
Entry Requirements
National Senior Certificate (Grade 12)

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Health and Health Care
Who Should attend:
University students studying or having studied sports related courses, individuals in the field of Optometry, individuals in sports management, cricket players, athletes.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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