sports medicine


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sports medicine

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

sports medicine

n
(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with injuries sustained through sport

sports′ med`icine


n.
a field of medicine concerned with the functioning of the human body during physical activity and with the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries.
[1960–65]
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Noun1.sports medicine - the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of injuries or illness resulting from athletic activitiessports medicine - the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of injuries or illness resulting from athletic activities
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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