sports medicine


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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More: How Little Caesars Arena transitions from hockey to basketball to concerts The center, expected to open in 2020, would expand DMC's sports medicine services and create 20 to 30 new jobs, according to DMC's CEO Dr. Anthony Tedeschi. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, "DMC to open sports medicine center next to Little Caesars Arena," 6 June 2018 The injuries were not necessarily a coincidence, according to Dr. Benjamin Davis, an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon with the Northwestern Medical Group who has not treated Tilson. Daniel I. Dorfman,, "White Sox prospect Charlie Tilson is healthy, upbeat after rash of injuries," 4 Apr. 2018 An expert in sports medicine and orthopedics, Amann serves as the WWE’s senior ringside physician. Michael Mccann,, "Could CM Punk and Colt Cabana Be Found Culpable for Defamation?," 31 May 2018 Plank’s $25 million gift is going toward redeveloping Cole Field House into an indoor football practice facility with centers for sports medicine and entrepreneurship. Sarah Meehan,, "University of Maryland launches its largest fundraising campaign to date," 14 May 2018 ProHealth provides medical and radiation oncology, cardiac diagnostics, physical and occupational therapy, sports medicine, diagnostic imaging, mammography and laboratory services in Mukwonago. Guy Boulton, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "ProHealth Care plans to build a new $55 million hospital in Mukwonago," 16 May 2018 Nassar, an osteopathic physician who practiced sports medicine, worked at MSU and with USAG for two decades. Matt Mencarini, USA TODAY, "Jordyn Wieber sues Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics over Larry Nassar's sexual abuse," 17 Apr. 2018 Ground broke for the new Memorial Hermann Sports Park in Katy, a sports medicine and human performance facility on the Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital campus. Ileana Najarro, Houston Chronicle, "Construction begins for the new Memorial Hermann Sports Park," 2 Apr. 2018 Williams said he was approached by sports medicine experts including representatives of famed orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews and Children's Hospital. Mike Cason,, "House passes bill to ban smoking in cars with minors," 30 Jan. 2018

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1952, in the meaning defined above

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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

\ 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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