sports medicine

noun

Definition of sports medicine

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

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Cline’s family foundation has donated millions of dollars to Marshall University, including a $5 million gift for sports medicine research. Marisa Iati, Anchorage Daily News, "Billionaire Chris Cline, the ‘King of Coal,’ among 7 killed in Bahamas helicopter crash," 5 July 2019 Scottish Rite Children's Hospital opened a 345,000-square-foot sports medicine facility in Frisco last year specializing in orthopedics and injuries. Kara Carlson, Dallas News, "New $10M sports medicine center in Allen brings together injury prevention, treatment and training," 18 June 2019 Baylor Scott & White Sports Therapy & Research at The Star also focuses on sports medicine. Kara Carlson, Dallas News, "New $10M sports medicine center in Allen brings together injury prevention, treatment and training," 18 June 2019 The Warriors strongly endorsed Dr. Rick Celebrini, the team’s director of sports medicine and performance, given he has managed the team’s players all season with a conservative approach. Mark Medina, The Mercury News, "Is this end of the Warriors’ dynasty? Steve Kerr says ‘no’," 15 June 2019 Number two features a Duke sports medicine doc injecting a syringe of bright red liquid into a heavily tattooed shoulder. Megan Molteni, WIRED, "YouTube Testimonials Lure Patients to Shady Stem Cell Clinics," 14 June 2019 Salem will conduct her rehabilitation with the Thorns sports medicine staff at Providence Park and at the Providence Sports Care Center. Jamie Goldberg, oregonlive.com, "Portland Thorns midfielder Angela Salem undergoes surgery to repair torn ACL," 14 June 2019 Give one assist to Rick Celebrini, the team’s director of sports medicine and performance, and another to Cousins’ family for ushering him through the difficulty of a second rehabilitation. Ron Kroichick, SFChronicle.com, "Warriors’ DeMarcus Cousins cherishes chance to play on NBA’s biggest stage," 4 June 2019 Hard sand, on the other hand, can be pretty compact and firm, and may feel a lot closer to concrete, says Elizabeth Barchi, M.D., sports medicine doctor at NYU Langone Health. Amy Marturana, SELF, "5 Things to Know Before Working Out on the Beach," 6 Apr. 2019

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1952, in the meaning defined above

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sports medicine

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sports medicine

: a field of medicine that relates to the prevention and treatment of injuries and other health problems that affect people who play sports

sports medicine

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\ ˈspō(ə)rts-, ˈspȯ(ə)rts- How to pronounce sports medicine (audio) \

Medical Definition of sports medicine

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

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