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VIDEO: Visual skills correlated to at-plate performance in baseball

ORLANDO, Fla. – Visual processing speeds and oculomotor skills are critical to baseball players’ at-plate performance, according to a poster presented here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting.

Fred Edmunds, OD, FAAO, said he used diagnostic technology from RightEye and Senaptec to develop visual profiles for a professional baseball club, and that information helps with club scouting and identifying where to focus efforts in terms of training, efficiency and effectivity.

Disclosure: Edmunds reported no relevant financial disclosures.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Visual processing speeds and oculomotor skills are critical to baseball players’ at-plate performance, according to a poster presented here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting.

Fred Edmunds, OD, FAAO, said he used diagnostic technology from RightEye and Senaptec to develop visual profiles for a professional baseball club, and that information helps with club scouting and identifying where to focus efforts in terms of training, efficiency and effectivity.

Disclosure: Edmunds reported no relevant financial disclosures.

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