Sep 21, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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VSC 314 - Binocular & Sports Vision With Lab/Practicum


2 credit(s)
This course provides the basic anatomical and physiological knowledge of eye movements and binocular vision needed to correctly interpret the most common clinical cases you will encounter in your practice.  It also offers a detailed review of ophthalmology, optometry, and visual training to protect or enhance athletic performance, with a particular emphasis on binocular vision.  It covers topics including visual skill profile, dominant visual acuity, dynamic visual acuity, accommodation, vergence facility, vergence stability and control, binocular vision, visual spatial perception, visual processing speed, visual reaction speed, eye hand coordination, visual navigation and peripheral visual awareness.This course also includes clinically-relevant activities to help students improve their clinical skills by integrating classroom and laboratory learning with these activities.



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