Sports-medicine

sports medicine

noun
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:
1960–65

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sports medicine
 
n
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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