A Study to Validate the use of a Baseball Pitch Training Exercise to Improve Visual Processing


About this study

The purpose of this study is to show if a baseball pitch identification drill can be used as visual training and to measure the effectiveness of the training to improve a batter's ability to identify the spin of a pitched ball.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Able and fit team members of the Mayo High School varsity baseball team

Exclusion Criteria

  • Those team members not able and fit enough to participate in the drill

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Jeffrey Bennett, O.D.

Closed for enrollment

More information


Publications are currently not available

Study Results Summary

Not yet available

Supplemental Study Information

Not yet available


Mayo Clinic Footer