Hecimovich, M. (2000) Eyewear protection. Journal of Sports Chiropractic and Rehabilitation, 14 (1). pp. 24-26.
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Sports-related eye injuries increased more than 100% in the last three years. More significant is the fact thai nearly 90% could have been prevented had the athletes been wearing protective eyewear. A key to getting athletes to wear proper and protective eyewear is education. Educating not only the athletes, but coaches, parents and others involved in athletic activities is of paramount importance by the sports practitioner, because an eye injury can be very serious and have permanent consequences.
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