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


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 16-000233
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 16-000233

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. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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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

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Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Jeffrey Bennett, O.D.

Closed for enrollment

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