Global Sports Medicine Market Product (Body Reconstruction, Body Support & Recovery and Accessories), Application (Shoulder injuries, Knee Injuries, Foot & Ankle Injuries), End User (Hospitals, Physiotherapy Centers & Clinics) and Region, Global Forecasts 2017-2027

The Global Sports Medicine Market Was Valued US$ 6.7 Bn in 2020 is Expected to Reach US$ 10.1 Bn by 2027, with a Growing CAGR of 6.1% During The Forecast Period -2020-2027. Sports is considered to be one of the most active form of exercise. However, it leads to the one or the other form of injuries. Proper assessment of sports injuries is required timely. Sports medicine is a part of healthcare system, which is an amalgamation of sports, medicine, health, and fitness.

Sports Medicine Market

Sports medicines has shown considerable growth from last few years. As there was increase in participation rate and demand for sports activities before Covid. Sports medicine market was hindered due to Covid-19 outbreak from last year. In coming years, as the situation gets normalized, the demand for sports is expected to grow high. Also, increase in awareness regarding fitness and sports with association of sports medicines is expected to go high. Government initiatives for supporting sports medicines increases the participation rate of athletes across the world. Development in advance treatments and less painful surgeries boost the growth of sports medicine market share.

Rising in a number of sports medical centers, public participation, increase in R&D activities, development in sports medicine treatments and government support stimulate the sports medicine market size and drives the future growth of sports medicine and regional sports medicine industry growth.

The Global Sports Medicine Market Segmentation:

By Product

  • Body Reconstruction
  • Body Support & Recovery
  • Accessories

By Application

  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Knee Injuries
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries
  • Elbow and Wrist Injuries
  • Back and Spine Injuries
  • Hip and Groin Injuries
  • Other Injuries

By End user

  • Hospitals
  • Physiotherapy Centers & Clinics
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers

By Geographical Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia- Pacific
  • South America
  • Middle East & Africa

Based on product, body support and recovery sports medicine segment are expected to grow highest rate during forecast period

Sports medicine is broadly segmented on the basis of type of Product i.e. Body Reconstruction (prosthetics, implants, fractures and OrthoBiologics), Body Support & Recovery (braces, compression clothing etc.) and Accessories. The body support and recovery are expected to increase the sports medicine market during the forecast period. Also, demand for different sports medicine accessories will help to increase the sports medicine market.  

Based on application, knee injuries held the highest share of sports medicine market in 2020 and it is expected to maintain it’s share during the forecast period

By application, the market is segmented into knee injuries, foot injuries, elbow & wrist, back &spine, and other injuries. Knee injury held the highest market share in 2020 and is expected to remain same with coming years with increase in demand for sports activities and injuries. According to the survey conducted by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention reported more than 40% of sports injuries are knee injury. This has high prevalence with sports like football, cricket, basketball, speed running and other national and international sports.

Based on end user, hospital segment held the largest share in 2020

Hospital segment contributes to have high market share of sports medicine in coming years. Treatments which are carried out in hospitals include complex surgeries, diagnostics etc, contribute to increase in demand for the growth of sports medicines. Whereas, the other segments like Physiotherapy centers & clinic and ambulatory surgery centers are also witnessing significant growth during the forecast period . Factors responsible for high CAGR can be cost-effectiveness and ease of availability of sports medicines.

Based on geographical region, North America is expected to hold the largest market share of sports medicine in forecast period

North America accounts to have highest sports medicine market share during forecasting period. The rise in popularity of sports and related physical activities, awareness regarding the sports medicines and treatments contribute to increase in demand for sports medicines in North America region. Other factors like presence of sports infrastructure, spending on sport activities, advanced technology are responsible for driving the growth of sports industry and sports medicine market.

Asia- Pacific witness to have fastest growth during forecast period 2027.However, the regulatory approvals required for sports medicines is less stringent that other countries which provides an opportunity for the entry of new product in sports medicine market.

Company Profiles and Competitive Intelligence

The key players operating in the market are:

  • Smith & Nephew Plc
  •  Medtronic
  •  Stryker Corporation
  • KFx Medical LLC.
  •  Johnson & Johnson (Depuy Mitek)
  • Osiris Therapeutics
  • Arthrex, Inc.
  •  Conmed Corporation
  •  General Electric company
  •  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.
  •   Ceterix Orthopaedics
  •  Breg, Inc.
  • Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc.
  •  DJO Global, Inc.
  • and Wright
  • Nuvasive, Inc.
  •  Medical Group N.V

The report also provides in-depth analysis of sports medicine market dynamics such as drivers, restraints opportunities and challenges


  • Growing participation in sports or fitness activities leads to increase in incidence of sports injuries.
  • Increase in demand for sports injury management and rehabilitation.


  • High cost of orthopaedic implants, surgeries and regenerative medicine procedures.


  • In developing countries like India and China, where there is high growth potential for players of sports medicine market due to high disposable income and high participation rate in these countries.
  • Government's initiatives to develop and modernize healthcare infrastructure in sports.  


  •  Requirement for properly trained and skilled professionals in using sports medicines and surgeries.

COVID-19 Impact on the Sports Medicine Market Analysis

Covid-19 has hampered many businesses and industry across the world. Many national and international events like gatherings and sports events were cancelled. Like the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was postponed due to lockdown and restriction to travelling. This has impacted the sports industry and significantly affected the sports medicine market altogether. Due to covid, Researchers has found that many surgeries across the world were cancelled in the year 2020 because of disruption in healthcare services.

According to studies, it is observed that, with in last 12 weeks orthopaedic treatments and surgeries are the most frequently cancelled medical treatment due to corona outbreak. The growth of sports medicines market was affected but now it is expected to rise and restore again after normalization of situation. This provides opportunity for the growth and rise in demand of the sprots medicine market.  

The report also provides in-depth analysis of key trends in sports medicine market

Sr. No. Trends Impact
1 Due to Covid-19, there has been decline in the growth of sports medicine market because of sudden stop on supply of materials, movement of players and sports events during lockdown period. This hampered the growth of sports medicines supplies and market share.  Negative
2 Rise in number of participations in sports activities leads to increase in incidences of sports injuries and ultimately increases the growth of sports medicine market across the world. Positive
3 Increase in demand and need for injury management and recovery results in growth of participations of players.  Positive

The report also provides in-depth analysis of recent news developments and investments

  • In November 2020, Medtronic acquired Medicrea, a spine company, which is specializing in predictive modelling, artificial intelligence, and patient-specific implants.
  • In November 2020, Stryker acquired Wright Medical for a total equity value of approximately USD 4.0 billion. The acquisition helps Stryker to expand it’s business in the extremities market..

The unique insights provided by sports medicine market report also includes the following:

  • In-depth value chain analysis
  • Opportunity mapping
  • Sector snapshot
  • Key Players Positioning Matrix
  • Regulatory scenario
  • Strategies Adopted-Benchmarking Heat Map
  • Market trends
  • Covid-19 impact analysis
  • Product comparison
  • Pre & Post COVID 19 impacts on sports medicine Market
  • Competitive Landscape

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Few key players include, but not limit up to: Smith & Nephew Plc, Medtronic, Stryker Corporation, KFx Medical LLC., Johnson & Johnson (Depuy Mitek), Osiris Therapeutics, Arthrex, Inc., Conmed Corporation, General Electric company, Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., Ceterix Orthopaedics, Breg, Inc., Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc., DJO Global, Inc., and Wright, Nuvasive, Inc., Medical Group N.V.

In the base year 2020, North America accounted for more than 25% share in the sports medicine market

The sports medicine market is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.1% during 2020-2027

The global sports medicine market was valued at US $ 6.7 bn in 2020 and is anticipated to reach US$ 10.1 bn by 2027

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    1. Product Outline
    2. What is Sports Medicine
    3.  Different types of Sports Medicines
    4. Analysis of Sports Medicines market
    5.  Supply Chain Analysis
    6. Covid -19 Impact
    7.  Market Dynamics
      1. Drivers
      2. Restraints
      3. Opportunities
      4. Threats

                  1.8 Technology Overview

  1. Regulatory Landscape for Sports Medicines
    1.  Regulations and Standards
  2. Sports Medicines Pricing Analysis
    1. Prices of Sports Medicines
  3. Sports Medicines by Product Type
    1. Body Reconstruction
    2. Body Support & Recovery
    3. Accessories
  4. Sports Medicines Market by Application
    1. Shoulder injuries
    2. Knee Injuries
    3. Foot & Ankle Injuries
    4. Elbow and Wrist Injuries
    5. Back and Spine Injuries
    6. Hip and Groin Injuries
    7. Other Injuries
  5. Sports Medicines Market by End User
    1. Hospitals
    2. Physiotherapy Centers and Clinics
    3. Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  6. Sports Medicines Market by Region
    1.        7.1   North America
      1. U.S.
      2. Canada
    2.        7.2 Europe
      1. UK
      2. France
      3. Norway
      4. Italy
      5. Spain
      6. Netherlands
      7. Germany
      8. Rest of Europe
    3. Asia- Pacific
      1. China
      2. India
      3. Japan
      4. Rest Of Asia Pacific
    4. South America
    5. Middle East & Africa
  7. Key Strategic Insights of Sports Medicines Market
    1. New Applications
    2. Emerging Technologies
    3. Opportunity mapping
    4. Consumer preferences
  8. Key Market Trends / Recent Developments in Sports Medicines market
  9. Competitive Scenario of Sports Medicines market
    1.  Competitive Strategies of Key Players
      1. Mergers and Acquisitions
      2. Investments
      3. Joint Ventures
      4. New Product launches
    2. Strength of product portfolio
    3. Presence of players by Geographies
    1. Smith & Nephew Plc
    2.  Medtronic
    3.  Stryker Corporation
    4. KFx Medical LLC.
    5.  Johnson & Johnson (Depuy Mitek)
    6. Osiris Therapeutics
    7. Arthrex, Inc.
    8.  Conmed Corporation
    9.  General Electric company
    10.  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.
    11.  Ceterix Orthopaedics
    12.  Breg, Inc.

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