Sports medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with the physical fitness, treatment, and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. Sports and exercise medicine has emerged as a new field from the start of 21st century due to its increasing importance. Sports medicine and sports injury are the ones that occur during athletic activities. This kind of injury usually rises due to acute trauma or over use of a particular body part. Sports injuries can be either traumatic injury or catastrophic or repetitive stress injury. Ankle sprain, Muscle strain and Muscle cramps are some of the common forms of injury. Sports medicine journals comprises information of all the different kinds of sports injury, there prevention and treatment methods that can be followed.
Last date updated on September, 2014