Ophthalmology for sport children and young people
Andrea Sanfeliu Aresté
Xavier Caufapé Caufapé
*Corresponding author: Andrea Sanfeliu Aresté email@example.com
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Sanfeliu Aresté, A., & Caufapé Caufapé, X. (2007). Ophthalmology for sport children and young people. Apunts. Educación Física y Deportes, 88, 31-34.
Sport activities are increasing with the young population. The risk of suffering ocular injuries is a reality, a part from the incidence the severity of the trauma is the real important factor. The ocular safety in sport is extremely important and must be taken into account by parents and trainers. The refractive defects should prevent anybody from practising a sport. It is important that the ophthalmologist play an active role and depending on the type of sport advise protective glasses or contact lenses. Moreover, some visual problems may affect the final sport performing and those cases if detected in time can be reoriented to other sports with less visual demand.
Published: April 1, 2007
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