Story by: Norton Healthcare on October 25, 2019
Most athletes dream of playing at the next level, but transitioning from high school to collegiate athletics or collegiate to professional athletics comes with increased expectations and higher stakes. A shift in motivational climate, where winning becomes a business, can increase perceived pressure. A disconnect between the role that we prefer to play on a team and the actual role we are being asked to play can lead to a decrease in enjoyment and satisfaction. A move from being a big fish in a small pond to a small fish in a big pond can cause us to question our identity.
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Norton Sports Health is the official health care provider of the Louisville Cardinals and the official sports health provider of 19 area high schools.
When transitioning to the next level, it is important to understand that the road may be rocky. But by focusing on what we can control, we increase our ability to transition successfully. Try these tips:
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