sports medicine
noun Date: 1961 a field of medicine concerned with the prevention and treatment of injuries and disorders that are related to participation in sports

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sports medicine — noun the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of injuries or illness resulting from athletic activities • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medical specialty * * * a field of medicine concerned with the functioning of the human body during… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sports medicine — sporto medicina statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Medicinos sritis, tirianti sportininkų ir sportuotojų sveikatą, jų fizinį išsivystymą, fizinių pratimų, sporto poveikį sveikatai, ligų ir traumų, susijusių su sporto pratybomis… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • sports medicine — sports′ med icine n. med a field of medicine concerned with the functioning of the human body during physical activity and with the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • sports medicine — a specialty concerned with the treatment of sports injuries and measures designed to prevent or minimize them (e.g. in the design of sports equipment) …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • sports medicine — noun The branch of medicine that deals with the effects of sport and exercise on the body, especially the treatment of injuries so received, and also studies the physiology of exercise …   Wiktionary

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