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

Examples of sports medicine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The remainder of the space will be for a football practice field, weight rooms, sports medicine offices, a coach’s office, and film rooms, Kennon said. al, 8 Aug. 2022 Photos of Carson's neck hardware were shared by Dr. Jesse Morse, a sports medicine physician in Florida. Natasha Dye, PEOPLE.com, 26 July 2022 The renovated sports medicine center for BC football is appropriately named the Barry Gallup Sports Medicine Center. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 15 July 2022 Cheng was a 52-year-old sports medicine physician and father of two. Brahmjot Kaur, NBC News, 17 May 2022 Evans, who will be a senior at Pascagoula High School in the fall, wants to study physical therapy or sports medicine in college. James Freeman, WSJ, 11 July 2022 Ken Crenshaw, the organization’s director of sports medicine and performance, was among those helping Perdomo get his swing right. Nick Piecoro, The Arizona Republic, 25 May 2022 The churchgoer killed was a sports medicine doctor and master of martial arts who was slain while trying to stop the shooting. Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2022 Speaking of college, Golden is focused on majoring in sports medicine and wants to seek a career in either physical therapy or sports training. Jonathan Saxon, The Courier-Journal, 17 June 2022 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'sports medicine.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of sports medicine

1952, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About sports medicine

Time Traveler for sports medicine

Time Traveler

The first known use of sports medicine was in 1952

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near sports medicine

sportsmanship

sports medicine

sports page(s)

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for sports medicine

Last Updated

11 Aug 2022

Cite this Entry

“Sports medicine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sports%20medicine. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for sports medicine

sports medicine

noun
\ 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

More from Merriam-Webster on sports medicine

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about sports medicine

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!