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Pro Volleyball and Breaking Barriers for Female Athletes

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Amy Pauly, Orlando Valkyries head coach (left) and Dr. Nicole Wilson, Rothman Orthopaedics sports medicine physician at AdventHealth (right)

Volleyball — one of the fastest growing sports in the country — is pivotal in helping female athletes break through barriers, according to Amy Pauly, head coach and vice president of volleyball operations for the Orlando Valkyries, a member team of the Pro Volleyball Federation.

In this episode of the Inspiring Wholeness podcast, Pauly and Nicole Wilson, MD, a Rothman Orthopaedics sports medicine physician at AdventHealth, offer some advice to young athletes.

Pauly shares that, at the end of a challenging season, "we are not defined by our wins and losses. We are defined by the work we put in."

Also in this episode, learn about:

· The evolving path for becoming a pro volleyball athlete in the U.S. inaugural season.

· The advantages of being a multisport athlete.

· Caring for women athletes to help them stay healthy and reach peak performance.

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