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sports medicine

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 Unabridged
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  • Willingness to collaborate on research and education activities across disciplines and with other sports medicine professionals.
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  • They include a sports medicine diet, instructions for training, and help for making healthy decisions.
British Dictionary definitions for sports medicine

sports medicine

the branch of medicine concerned with injuries sustained through sport
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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.

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