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.
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- 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
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- n. the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of injuries or illness resulting from athletic activities
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Adding his perspective, Dr. Victor Khabie, co-chief of the Orthopedics and Spine Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital in New York, said that, as an orthopedic sports medicine specialist I see a lot of baby boomers who use NSAIDs to ease their joint pain with sports.
“I cannot continue to compromise my quality sports medicine in light of the present management,” Lawhon said, explaining his resignation.