The influence of eye dominance on baseball batting performance
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Published by Microform publications, University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.) - Southeast Missouri State University, 1974.

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FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (85 frames)
Number of Pages85
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Open LibraryOL16196299M

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The effect of eye dominance on softball batting Unknown Binding – January 1, by Nancy Lou Hustad (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone Author: Nancy Lou Hustad.   Then, this process is used to explain why the number of home runs in major league baseball increased starting in Finally, this chapter discusses three baseball myths. Myth 1, left-handed batters are better. Myth 2, opposite handedness is an advantage for the batter. Myth 3, eye–hand cross-dominance is an advantage for the : A. Terry Bahill.   The incidence of central eye dominance is considerably higher than the general population. The best hitters were centrally eye dominant or crossed eye-hand dominant. The poorest hitters were uncrossed eye-hand dominant. The top four pitchers were either uncrossed or centrally ocular dominant. Interestingly, players with central ocular dominance had the best batting averages and ERAs. The final and most recent report concerning the possible association between dominance and performance was published early in This report studied members of the minor league (AA) Southern Baseball League. Ninety-two hitters were studied, and no statistically significant difference was found between dominance patterns and batting average.

  If the finger/thumb was placed between the two eyes rather than in any way obscuring an eye then the dominance was deemed to be mixed. The dominant eye established during the batting eye dominance test was expected to be the one most likely to be preferred during batting, so it was the eye used as the ‘dominant eye’ for further analyses. Hitting – A Matter of Perception How eye dominance and visual recognition influence hitting success. David Wm. Yeager, ATC, CSCS Hitters spend countless hours honing their swing mechanics. It begins in the off-season with tee drills and soft toss. As the season approaches they progress to on-field batting practice and live BP with. The biggest misconception is that eye dominance plays an important role in visual performance in baseball. A study was done several years ago that showed equal hitting performance for same sided and cross dominant athletes. This augmented, new edition adds discussion of the bat’s vertical sweetness gradient, eye-hand cross-dominance, models for the swing of a bat, and accuracy of simulations. The book retains its descrip The Science of Baseball Batting, Bats, Bat-Ball Collisions, and the Flight of the Ball the speed and spin of balls and bats and.

The Advantage of Eye–Hand Cross-Dominance for Baseball Batters: Batting, Bats, Bat-Ball Collisions, and the Flight of the Ball Chapter January with 56 Reads How we measure 'reads'. The influence of eye dominance on baseball batting is controversial, as some investigators have found that crossed eye-hand dominance may benefit batters, whereas others have found no relationship between eye-hand dominance and batting success. Eye movements were monitored using infrared video-recording goggles (ISCAN Incorporated, Burlington, MA). 12 Measurements from an ISCAN eye tracker .   Interesting question, and something I've never thought of. I also do not recall anyone ever talking about it, but I suppose it may have been dissected before. For me personally, I am right handed and feel like my dominant eye is also my right. H. By in large baseball players are the most passionate about understanding the visual needs of their sport and are the most open to emerging technologies to maximyze their visual potential. The biggest misconception is that eye dominance plays an important role in visual performance in baseball.