- a field of medicine concerned with the functioning of the human body during physical activity and with the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries.
Origin of sports medicine
First recorded in 1960–65
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- the branch of medicine concerned with injuries sustained through sport
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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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