Welcome to BLITS

We are a laboratory for exercise and sports based in Brussels.


Brussels Laboratory for Exercise and TopSport (BLITS)

Well-structured training increases the chances of success and reduces the risk of injury or other problems. As an individual, as a club, as a trainer or supervisor you are welcome in the Brussels Laboratorium voor Inspanning en TopSport (BLITS) for professional advice. Whether you are a beginner or you have been active for many years, at BLITS we offer evidence-based training guidelines on the basis of a sports medical examination and an exercise test. Despite these training guidelines, both recreational and professional athletes may be faced with sports injuries. At BLITS we will search for the root cause of your problem in close co-operation with your treating physician or paramedic. BLITS also offers medical screening for specific groups such as employees with physically demanding profession, divers or participants in specific sports events.

At BLITS we offer the following services:

  • A sports medical examination
  • Maximal exercise tests with measurement of lactate en maximal oxygen uptake capacity (VO2max)
    • On a running treadmill
    • On a bicycle ergometer
    • On the client’s own bike
  •  A musculoskeletal examination (preventive)
  • A sports medicine consultation (curative)
  • Sport-specific field testing
  • Other examinations in collaboration with experts of the faculty LK and GF:
    • Biomechanics
    • Biometrics
    • Nutrition
    • Sport psychology
    • Physiotherapy

Make an appointment: call us during the office hours (Monday to Thursday between 9 am and 3.30 pm) on 0032 (0) 2 6292222.