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Descriptor in English: Sports Medicine
Descriptor in Spanish: Medicina Deportiva
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medicina Esportiva
Descriptor in French: Médecine du sport
Entry term(s): Medicine, Sport
Medicine, Sports
Sport Medicine
Tree number(s): H02.403.830
Scope note: The field of medicine concerned with physical fitness and the diagnosis and treatment of injuries sustained in exercise and sports activities.
Annotation: use for the discipline (education, history, etc) only; SPORTS is available for the activity; policy Manual 30.15
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Online Note: use SPORTS MEDICINE to search SPORT MEDICINE 1966-79
History Note: 80; was SPORT MEDICINE 1963-79
See also the descriptors: Athletic Injuries MeSH
Protective Devices MeSH
DeCS UI: 13563
Descriptor UI: D013178
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Sports Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0020389
Scope note The field of medicine concerned with physical fitness and the diagnosis and treatment of injuries sustained in exercise and sports activities.
Preferred term Sports Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Sport
Medicine, Sports
Sport Medicine



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