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noun

a field of medicine concerned with the functioning of the human body during physical activity and with the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries.

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Origin of sports medicine

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for sports medicine

sports medicine

noun

the branch of medicine concerned with injuries sustained through sport
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Medical definitions for sports medicine

sports medicine
[ spôrts ]

n.

The branch of medicine that deals with injuries or illnesses resulting from participation in sports and athletic activities.
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