a person who takes part in sports, esp of the outdoor type
noun an indoor sports, exercise, and recreation facility; also called sports complex Examples Manchester has a sportsplex for soccer, ice skating, hockey, and track events. Word Origin 1974
- Sports reporter
noun a person who writes reports about sporting events for a periodical Examples A newspaper sports reporter is responsible for writing stories of interest relating to all aspects of sports from the professional level on down to local. Word Origin 1911
- Sports science
noun the study of anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, and psychology as related to athletes and sports Examples 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. Word Origin 1968
noun, Informal. 1. a sports car.