Dr. Leslie Podlog on the psychological effects that injuries have on athletes

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Dr. Leslie Podlog on the psychological effects that injuries have on athletes

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Published on Oct 26, 2022, 1:58:54 PM
Total time: 00:44:54

Episode Description

Please join us for this week's edition of the Utah Puck report with legendary cohost Tegan Stevens as we welcome Dr. Leslie Podlog to the podcast. Dr. Podlog brings a wealth of knowledge to the show. He has numerous publications in his field on the psychological effects that injuries have on athletes.

Dr. Podlog gives advice on how athletes can come back from injury and be ready to perform at a high level not only physically, but mentally as well. We also discuss how to be a better teammate and coach to an injured player, the advantages and disadvantages of two types of motivation, and how to avoid burnout.

If you want to hear more from Dr. Podlog check out his podcast on youtube titled, "Mettle Minds," while we eagerly await his book to be published.

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