sports medicine

noun

Definition of sports medicine

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

First Known Use of sports medicine

1952


SPORTS MEDICINE Defined for English Language Learners

sports medicine

noun

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

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noun \ˈspō(ə)rts-, ˈspȯ(ə)rts-\

Medical Definition of sports medicine

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


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