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McClendon, Susan; Zeni, Mary Beth – Journal of School Nursing, 2020
Vision plays a key role in a child's development. Early detection and treatment of vision abnormalities decreases future complications. Follow-up vision care is a common problem. Barriers to vision care include financial cost, lack of insurance knowledge to cover costs, and disbelief of vision results. The purpose of this evidence-based pilot…
Descriptors: Vision, Visual Impairments, Visual Acuity, Barriers
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Gokhan, Ismail; Aktas, Yakup – Journal of Educational Issues, 2019
Objective: This study aims at investigating the relationship between agility performance and perception and decision-making mechanisms of female basketball players. Materials and Methods: A total of seventeen elite female basketball player playing in Second League in Turkey Basketball Federation participated in this study voluntarily. The mean age…
Descriptors: Females, Team Sports, Athletes, Decision Making
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Glewwe, Paul; West, Kristine L.; Lee, Jongwook – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2018
More than 20 percent of all school-aged children in the United States have vision problems, and low-income and minority children are disproportionately likely to have unmet vision care needs. Vision screening is common in U.S. schools, but it remains an open question whether screening alone is sufficient to improve student outcomes. We implemented…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Comparative Analysis, Visual Impairments, Screening Tests
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Vera, Jesús; Jiménez, Raimundo; García, José Antonio; Perales, José Cesar; Cárdenas, David – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2018
Purpose: The purposes of this study were to (a) investigate the effect of physical effort (cycling for 60 min at 60 ± 5% of individually computed reserve heart-rate capacity), combined with 2 different levels of cognitive demand (2-back, oddball), on intraocular pressure (IOP) and subjective judgments of perceived exertion (ratings of perceived…
Descriptors: Exercise, Physical Fitness, Tests, College Students
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Brown, Ted; Peres, Lisa – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2018
The "Motor-Free Visual Perception Test-fourth edition" (MVPT-4) is a revised version of the "Motor-Free Visual Perception Test-third edition." The MVPT-4 is used to assess the visual-perceptual ability of individuals aged 4.0 through 80+ years via a series of visual-perceptual tasks that do not require a motor response. Test…
Descriptors: Visual Perception, Vision Tests, Test Validity, Culture Fair Tests
Spikes, Sara – Houston Independent School District, 2018
During the 2016-2017 school year, the Vision Partnership program provided vision services to approximately 3,353 students enrolled in the Houston Independent School District. This evaluation brief describes HISD students' participation in campus-based screenings and the Vision Partnership, and the academic achievement of students served by the…
Descriptors: School Districts, Vision, Health Services, Vision Tests
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Leat, Susan J.; Si, Francis Fengqin; Gold, Deborah; Pickering, Dawn; Gordon, Keith; Hodge, William – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2017
Introduction: In addition to optical devices, closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs) and eccentric viewing training are both recognized interventions to improve reading performance in individuals with vision loss secondary to age-related macular degeneration. Both are relatively expensive, however, either in the cost of the device or in the amount of…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Television Viewing, Intervention, Reading Improvement
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Kaiser, Justin T.; Herzberg, Tina S. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2017
Introduction: This study analyzed survey responses from 314 teachers of students with visual impairments regarding the tools and procedures used in completing functional vision assessments (FVAs). Methods: Teachers of students with visual impairments in the United States and Canada completed an online survey during spring 2016. Results: The…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Teacher Surveys, Visual Acuity, Foreign Countries
Houston Independent School District, 2017
The Houston Independent School District (HISD)'s campus-based vision screening program is designed to identify students who experience vision impairments, communicate the potential needs to students along with their parents/guardians, and provide service alternatives for students to receive vision care, including services that are offered free of…
Descriptors: School Districts, Visual Impairments, Vision Tests, Partnerships in Education
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Wilhelmsen, Gunvor B – Improving Schools, 2016
Although good visual capacity is essential for children's learning, we have limited understanding of the various visual functions among school starters. In order to extend this knowledge, a small-scale study was undertaken involving 24 preschool children age 5-6 years who completed a test battery originally designed for visual impairment…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Visual Impairments, Visual Acuity, Gender Differences
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Chu, Raymond; Huang, Kristine; Barnhardt, Carmen; Chen, Angela – Journal of School Nursing, 2015
Vision screenings are intended to efficiently identify students with possible visual impairment and initiate a referral for diagnosis and treatment. In many cases, at-risk students do not access the recommended care or experience delays in receiving care. The purpose of this article is to report the effect on adherence to vision screening…
Descriptors: Vision Tests, Screening Tests, Visual Impairments, Program Effectiveness
Houston Independent School District, 2015
The Houston Independent School District (HISD)'s campus-based vision screening program is designed to identify students who experience vision impairments, communicate the potential needs to students and their parents/guardians, and provide service alternatives for students to receive vision care, including services that are offered free of charge.…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Vision Tests, Partnerships in Education, Health Services
Houston Independent School District, 2015
The Vision Partnership is an alliance between the Houston Independent School District (HISD) and One Sight Vision Partnership that began in 2009 to address the vision and vision-related health needs of students who cannot afford eye care services. Campus-based vision screenings are offered to district students at all grade levels at no cost. In…
Descriptors: Vision Tests, Vision, Visual Impairments, Screening Tests
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Kodjebacheva, Gergana; Maliski, Sally; Yu, Fei; Oelrich, Faye; Coleman, Anne L. – Journal of School Nursing, 2014
The study assessed the effectiveness of a pilot intervention to promote the use of eyeglasses in one school in California. The intervention used a one-group pretest, posttest design. Between January and June 2011, during the intervention, all first- and second-grade children received eye evaluations and the children with refractive error received…
Descriptors: Vision, Intervention, Pretests Posttests, Elementary School Students
Houston Independent School District, 2014
The Vision Partnership is an alliance between the Houston Independent School District (HISD) and One Sight Vision Partnership that began in 2007 to address the vision and vision-related health needs of students who cannot afford eye care services. Vision screenings, consultations, and fittings for corrective eyewear are provided at no cost to…
Descriptors: Vision Tests, Vision, Visual Impairments, Screening Tests
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