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Sports Medicine Market Size By Products (Implants, Fracture and Ligament Repair Products, Arthroscopy Devices, Prosthetics), By Injury Type (Knee Injuries, Shoulder Injuries, Foot and Ankle Injuries, Back and Spine Injuries, Hip and Groin Injuries), COVID-19 Impact Analysis, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 - 2027

  • Report ID: GMI3682
  • Base Year: 2020
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry trends

Sports Medicine Market size was valued at over 4 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 11% between 2021 and 2027.

Sports Medicine Market Overview

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Growing awareness about personal health coupled with a significant rise in sports activities are few of the factors driving the market growth. Furthermore, active participation of various government in encouraging sports activities are also augmenting the market expansion. Thus, simultaneous increase in incidences of sports injuries will boost the demand for sports medicine during the forecast period.

Continuous technological advancements and new product launches in sports medicine are propelling the industry growth. For instance, in May 2021, Smith & Nephew introduced new series of pumps laparoscopes and arthroscopes used for fluid management and 4k imaging technology for sports medicine surgeons. Moreover, technological advancement in minimally invasive surgeries will further impact the demand for sports medicine.

COVID-19 pandemic negatively affected the global market due to deferral and cancellation of a range of non-emergency procedures. This thereby affected the revenue streams of the market players. However, the market will recover and grow at a steady pace in the forthcoming years with decreasing effect of the pandemic.

Compulsory sports participation of children in schools are stimulating the market progression

Mandatory sports participation in schools are enhancing the demand for sports medicine. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 30 million teenagers and children participate in some form of sports activities every year in the U.S. In addition, approximately one third of all injuries in childhood are sports related. Thus, active participation of children in sports activity coupled with rising incidence of sports injuries are accelerating the industry expansion.

Increasing number of professional sports leagues and transition of sports medicine from treatment to prevention are the factors contributing to the demand. Additionally, rising number of performance improvement programs for various professional leagues are also spurring the adoption of sports medicine.

Overuse of muscles and bones due to intense wear and tear among athletes are the factors fuelling the sports medicine market revenue

The fracture and ligament products segment accounted for USD 950 million in 2020 led by high incidence of fractures and ligament tear injuries. Ligament is a tough band of tissue that connects one bone to another. In the U.S., there are approximately 200,000 anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures per year in recreational activities across multiple sports.

Increasing incidence of foot and ankle injuries in active sports are fostering the market demand

Sports Medicine Market Size

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The foot and ankle injury segment are estimated to register growth of 10.9% through 2027. The foot and ankle injuries occur when excessive and repetitive force is placed on the bones and connective tissues. Moreover, ankle sprain is the most common high school sports injury and accounted for more than 30% of all sports injuries. Thus, the need for targeted therapies for foot and ankle injuries will augment the segment growth.

Rising number of sports leagues in the U.S will influence the market value

North America sports medicine market captured more than 45% of the revenue share in 2020. Growing number of professional sports leagues coupled with significant rise in sports participation are the factors driving the industry progression. The presence of high quality and technologically advanced sports injury treatment are fuelling the industry demand. In addition, supportive government initiatives and a significant increase in funding for R&D of advanced therapeutic options will boost the regional growth during the forecast period.

Growing number of product launches and continuous technological advancements will impel the industry revenue

Leading industry players significantly contributing to the market include Smith & Nephew, Arthrex, Stryker Corporation, Wright Medical Technology, DJO Global, Zimmer Biomet, and Conmed among various others. These companies are actively involved in technological advancements and strategic collaboration to expand their product portfolio.

Some of the recent industry developments:

  • In March 2021, Arthrex launched AnkleSprain.com, the first patient-focused educational website dedicated to the ankle sprain. This will create awareness among people about the ankle sprain, thereby positively impacting company’s clientele.
  • In August 2020, DJO, LLC, launched Motion iQ, an innovative software solution for orthopaedic surgery. The software solution will assist patient’s in entire episode of care with personalized messaging and supportive content.

The market research report on sports medicine includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2016 to 2027 for the following segments:

Market, By Product

  • Implants
  • Fracture and ligament repair products
  • Arthroscopy devices
  • Prosthetics
  • Others

Market, By Injury Type

  • Knee Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Back and Spine Injuries
  • Hip and Groin Injuries
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • Australia
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Sports medicine industry size exceeded USD 4 billion in 2020 and will expand at a CAGR of 11% from 2021 to 2027.

Fracture and ligament products held USD 950 million in 2020 and will record commendable growth driven by the surging incidence of ligament tear injuries and fractures.

Foot and ankle injury will record a growth of 10.9% over 2021-2027 owing to the rising requirement for targeted therapies.

The North America sports medicine market registered over 45% of the overall market share in 2020 and will grow due to the soaring number of professional sports leagues and the significant increase in sports participation.

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  • Published Date: Jun 2021
  • Companies covered: 19
  • Tables & Figures: 143
  • Countries covered: 18
  • Pages: 150

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