Mariko Hirano's research while affiliated with University of Waterloo and other places

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Article
Purpose: In many sports, athletes rely on visual information from the environment to perform. Some literature suggests athletes have superior visual abilities to non-athletes, particularly on tasks representative of the visual demands of their sport, such as dynamic acuity, eye movement accuracy and speed, and peripheral vision. Other literature s...

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... In order to address the limitations found in the scientific literature, the aim of this study was to assess the acute effects of caffeine ingestion on DVA. To do so, DVA was measured with a recently developed and validated test (moV&; V&MP Vision Suite) (Hirano et al. 2017) before and after the ingestion of a capsule of 4 mg/kg of caffeine or placebo on two different days in a randomized order. Complementarily, we obtained the perceived levels of activation in order to check the effectiveness of caffeine/placebo manipulation. ...