athletic(redirected from Athletic injuries)
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Athletics consists of sports such as running, the high jump, and the javelin.
Athletics is an uncount noun. You use a singular form of a verb with it.
Note that the American term for this is track and field.
Athletic is an adjective. It can mean 'relating to athletics'.
However, when you use athletic to describe a person, you mean that they are fit, healthy, and active. You do not mean that they take part in athletics.
|Adj.||1.||athletic - relating to or befitting athletics or athletes; "athletic facilities"|
|2.||athletic - vigorously active; "an acrobatic dance"; "an athletic child"; "athletic playing"; "gymnastic exercises"|
active - characterized by energetic activity; "an active toddler"; "active as a gazelle"; "an active man is a man of action"
|3.||athletic - having a sturdy and well proportioned body; "an athletic build"|
fit delicate, frail, feeble, sickly, puny, weedy (informal)