sports medicine

noun

: a field of medicine concerned with the prevention and treatment of injuries and disorders that are related to participation in sports

Examples of sports medicine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are also medical tents with physicians and sports medicine experts from runDisney partner AdventHealth, where participants can get taped up and tended. Eve Chen, USA TODAY, 1 Jan. 2024 But a sports medicine doctor at the workout facility advised him to go to urgent care anyway. Virginia Chamlee, Peoplemag, 13 June 2024 Previous experience: Carter previously owned a sports medicine clinic in Scottsdale and was the host of a fitness show that aired on a Christian TV network. Reagan Priest, The Arizona Republic, 28 May 2024 Whether a full recovery using PRP injections might still result in a pitcher eventually undergoing Tommy John surgery is a subject of debate among sports medicine professionals. Matt Weyrich, Baltimore Sun, 4 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for sports medicine 

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Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sports medicine was in 1952

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“Sports medicine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sports%20medicine. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

sports medicine

noun
: a field of medicine concerned with the prevention and treatment of injuries and disorders that are related to participation in sports

Medical Definition

sports medicine

noun
: a medical specialty concerned with the prevention and treatment of injuries and disorders that are related to participation in sports

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