Sports Medicine

The study of physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise is sports medicine or sports and exercise medicine. Sports medicine is a multidisciplinary field involving physicians, athletic trainers, Physical therapists and other health care professionals trained in diagnosis, treatment, research, education, and prevention of athletic injuries. In major sporting events injuries that occur to athletes is sports injury. Overuse of a part of the body when participating in a certain activity leads to sport injury. The function of sports medicine is not only curative and rehabilitative, but also preventative, which may be the most important one of all.


  • Swimming and diving
  • Taping and bracing
  • Snowboarding
  • Treatment outcomes for acute and overuse injuries of the spine
  • Movement quality in sports and everyday life
  • Revolutionary rehabilitation from traumatic brain injury
  • Common pediatric fractures in sports medicine
  • The female athlete triad

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