SOURCE: Johnson & Johnson

August 07, 2008 00:00 ET

The Next Evolution in Training the Modern Athlete: The AchieveVision™ Program Gives Athletes a Competitive Edge in Beijing

Vision Care Experts, Olympic Committee Members and Special Guests From Around the World to Discuss How Visual Skills Will Play a Role for Elite Athletes at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

BEIJING--(Marketwire - August 7, 2008) -


WHAT:

Olympic athletes around the world have prepared for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games using The AchieveVision™ Program, a state-of-the-art visual skills assessment and optimizing program from The Vision Care Institute™, LLC, a Johnson & Johnson company, to help keep their visual skills in top condition. The AchieveVision™ Program addresses how well athletes' visual systems perform for their specific needs, such as hitting a softball or making a pass in soccer (football) or basketball.

The Vision Care Institute™ invites you to learn how visual skills have become a new area that athletes are focusing on to gain a competitive edge.

WHO:

Leading experts will discuss how vision is related to overall performance on and off the field, and why many Olympians used The AchieveVision™ Program to prepare for these Olympic Games. Event speakers include:

--  Michael Johnson, Four-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, World Record Holder
    
--  Sir Clive Woodward, Director of Elite Performance, British Olympic
    Association
    
--  Lu Fan, MD, Executive Dean of School of Ophthalmology & Optometry,
    Wenzhou Medical College
    
--  Daniel Laby, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School
    

TRAIN LIKE AN OLYMPIAN:

Test your own visual skills on equipment from The AchieveVision(™) Program and compare your results to Olympic athletes.

WHERE:

Johnson & Johnson Olympic Games Pavilion, located on the Olympic Green

WHEN:

August 11, 2008, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (China Standard Time)

Contact Information

  • FOR MORE INFORMATION, and to reserve your place at the event, please
    contact:
    Joseph Guarino
    Manning Selvage & Lee
    Phone: 917-972-3562
    China Mobile: 159 0121 7357
    Email: Email Contact

    Shirley Wong Walker (Mandarin speaking)
    Manning Selvage & Lee
    China Mobile: 138 1780 0114
    Email: Email Contact