Sports science


the study of anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, and psychology as related to athletes and sports

The study of sports science traditionally incorporates areas of physiology, psychology, motor control and biomechanics but also includes other topics such as nutrition and diet, sports technology, anthropometry kinanthropometry and performance analysis.
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