sports medicine

noun
  1. 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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British Dictionary definitions for sports medicine

sports medicine

noun
  1. the branch of medicine concerned with injuries sustained through sport
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sports medicine in Medicine

sports medicine

[spôrts]
n.
  1. The branch of medicine that deals with injuries or illnesses resulting from participation in sports and athletic activities.
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