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a field of medicine concerned with the functioning of the human body during physical activity and with the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries.
sports medicine
the branch of medicine concerned with injuries sustained through sport

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


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