sports medicine

noun
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

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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First Known Use of sports medicine

1952

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SPORTS MEDICINE Defined for English Language Learners

sports medicine

Definition of sports medicine for English Language Learners

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


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sports medicine

noun \ ˈspō(ə)rts-, ˈspȯ(ə)rts- \

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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