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What is Sports Medicine?

A division of medicine concerned with the prevention and treatment of injuries and disorders that are related to participation in sports

What is Athletic Training?

Athletic training is practiced by athletic trainers, health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients. Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities.(

MedlinePlus: Sports Injuries

Prevention & Therapy

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