a field of medicine concerned with the functioning of the human body during physical activity and with the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries.
Words nearby sports medicine
Origin of sports medicine
First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for sports medicine
the branch of medicine concerned with injuries sustained through sport
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Medicine definitions for sports medicine
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The branch of medicine that deals with injuries or illnesses resulting from participation in sports and athletic activities.
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