sports & exercise medicine
Sports & exercise medicine is a branch of medicine that concerns itself with physical, biomechanical and physiological aspects of sports related injuries. It also envelopes training athletes to completely restore injuries and return to 100% functionality. It caters to preventing illness and injuries that cause a temporary or permanent deficit for an injury in the muscle, ligament, tendon, bones and even in chronic illnesses like diabetes, asthma, etc. Assessing and understanding sports performances and their relative injury risk. Planning individual exercise programs for injury prevention, advising on nutrition and supplements, and giving quality treatment along with the best recovery plan for an individual is all the responsibility of a sports medicine expert.