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Compete Like a Champion

Aug 19, 2019

Ed Ryan, Director of Medical Services at USTA Player Development, joins the podcast to talk about his role at the National Campus and how the athletic medicine team works to support the players. The episode tackles what players go through psychologically after an injury and/or surgery and what goes into a successful return to play. The importance of communication through the return to play process is highlighted as well as an optimal mentality about training and how a player can stay motivated post-surgery or injury. 

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