MONROE, NJ — (October 31, 2023) — — Registration is now open for Unlocking Athletic Potential, the 7th Annual International Sports Vision Association (ISVA) conference, February 9-11, 2023 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas-Frisco Hotel & Convention Center.
The ISVA annual conference is a leading event for eyecare professionals, athletic trainers, coaches, and others interested in helping athletes reach their maximum potential. The 2023 conference is scheduled to offer up to 16 COPE-approved CE credits and includes a diverse offering of pre-conference lecture style and hands-on workshops along with general conference educational sessions. It is not being offered virtually.
The 2023 conference kicks off on Thursday, February 9 with two pre-conference morning lectures devoted to management of concussion in athletes. Attendees may then choose from one of two afternoon workshops:
- Establishing a Sports Vision Specialty Workshop will introduce emerging sports vision providers to visual performance evaluation and performance vision training protocols, techniques, equipment and materials necessary to establish and enhance a sports vision practice.” In order to ensure that each attendee has an opportunity to get the most out of this Workshop program, registration will be limited to the first 50 registrants.
- If you are new to concussion management or needing to find new ways of providing recovery for this injury, Sports Concussion Management –Injury to Recovery to Elite Sports Performance will give you ideas for helping your athletes through their recovery process and onto elite performance. In order to ensure that each attendee has an opportunity to get the most out of this Workshop program, registration will be limited to the first 50 registrants
The ISVA General Conference (February 10-11) will provide a variety of continuing education presentations (COPE approval pending) from some of the leading authorities in sports vision assessment and training and research. Scheduled sessions include presentations on The Healing Power of Nutrition for Sports Injuries, Contact Lens Considerations in Athletes, The Effects of Presbyopia on Performance Vison How Sports Vision contributed to the development of treatment protocols for Visual Snow Syndrome, and more.
Special guest speakers include Brandon Sneed, author of Sooner: The Making of a Coach, Head in the Game: The Mental Engineering of the World’s Greatest Athletes, and The Edge of Legend: An Incredible Story of Faith and Basketball and Thomas Hodges, one of three individuals to have played in a National Hockey League game as an emergency backup goaltender.
The conference will also feature several “Talk & Trial” sessions, affording attendees an opportunity to spend dedicated time with exhibitors to learn about and gain first-hand experience with a vast array of products, programs, and services that can help build and enhance a sports vision practice
To register for the conference and see a full list of scheduled speakers and presentations, visit https://www.sportsvision.pro/professionals/2023-annual-conference/ .
ISVA members receive discounted pricing. An early bird discount is available only for ISVA members if registered by December 23, 2022 and will only be applied for those attending both the pre-conference workshop AND the General Conference. Any student in a professional degree program or resident in a post-graduate program is eligible for a complementary ISVA membership and there is a reduced registration fee for attending the general conference.
Anyone interested in exhibiting, can email ISVA directly at email@example.com.
The International Sports Vision Association (ISVA) is an interdisciplinary group of professionals dedicated to advancing the field of vision training for athletes of all ages and levels to help them achieve peak athletic performance. Vision, just like speed and strength, is a critical component in how well you play any sport. A growing body of evidence confirms that visual abilities can be strengthened and enhanced by means of appropriate visual training. For further information, visit www.sportsvision.pro