عنوان مقاله [English]
In Islamic medicine six factors are thought to affect the health of every person and physicians try to maintain and restore health by establishing an equilibrium between them. Sport has always been considered as one the most important among these factors, both for its role in mainting health and treating the diseases. The aim of this paper is to discuss the views of certain Islamic physicians on subjects pertaining to sport. These include the definition of sport, its place in Islamic medicine, its necessity and the convenient time to practice it, as well as the sports prescribed for different groups of people.