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ULB Interdisciplinary Research Institute for Sports (U-IRIS)

Faculty of Motor Skills Sciences | Research Centers

(Code: ULB835)

Person in charges of the unit : DE WAELE Jean-Michel, FOUCART Jennifer, FEIPEL Véronique.

U-IRIS is intended to bring together research skills existing at ULB in the fields of sports and physical activity in order to stimulate collaboration and
interdisciplinary research. The research carried out within U-IRIS could be the basis of evidence-based advice in various fields of sport and physical
activity. ULB and each of U-IRIS partner groups, as well as their existing activities, platforms, infrastructures and collaborations, will gain in visibility,
both internally and externally in a promising and rapidly evolving field.

The research carried out by U-IRIS is designed to be both fundamental and
applied. It is developed around five major axes:
- clinics / sports medicine
- high level sports / performance
- rehabilitation / handicap and sports
sports and society (including education through sports)
- prevention / public health / nutrition.

The groups participating in U-IRIS represent the
Faculties of Philosophy and Social Sciences, Medicine, Psychology and Educational Sciences, Motor Sciences, the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and
Management, the School of Public Health, the Research Department, ULB-Sports and the Erasme Academic Hospital.

Campus : Campus Hospitalo-Fac
Campus Erasme
Location : N3.210
Address : CP640 - route de Lennik, 808 - 1070 Bruxelles
Phone number : +32-2-555.35.80
Fax :
E-mail :
Web site :

Disciplines CRef :

 • Biochemistry

 • Biomechanics

 • Biometrics

 • Cancerology

 • Cardiology and circulation

 • Cell biology

 • Clinical psychology

 • Diabetology

 • Dietetics

 • Environment and pollution

 • Environmental health

 • Epidemiology

 • Ethics

 • Galenic pharmacy

 • General anatomy (human morphology)

 • General physiology

 • General political sciences

 • Health education and wellbeing

 • Health psychology

 • Histology

 • Hospital science and management

 • Hygiene and occupational health

 • Immunology

 • Intensive care unit

 • Kinesitherapy revalidation

 • Labour and technology sociology

 • Medical imaging, radiology, tomography

 • Metabolism

 • Molecular biology

 • Neurology

 • Neuropathology

 • Neurophysiology

 • Nutrition

 • Orthopaedics

 • Other medical and paramedical specializations

 • Pediatric neurology

 • Pediatrics

 • Philosophy of sciences

 • Physical education

 • Physiopsychology and biological psychology (psychology)

 • Preventive medicine

 • Psychology of sport and physical activities

 • Public health

 • Sanitary and medical statistics

 • Social economy

 • Sports hygiene and medicine