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sports medicine


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The branch of medicine that deals with injuries or illnesses resulting from participation in sports and athletic activities.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. 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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of injuries or illness resulting from athletic activities


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