Dr Alexis Lion


Dr Alexis Lion holds a PhD in Health and Life Sciences from the University of Lorraine (France). He worked on the evaluation of postural control according to different paradigms (sport, pathologies) and has been involved in research concerning the epidemiology and prevention of sports injuries. He is interested in the promotion of health-enhancing physical activity and is currently the project leader of ‘Sport-Santé’.

The project ‘Sport-Santé’ aims to support the promotion of physical activity as a therapeutic adjuvant and a means for health protection after an illness or an accident in Luxembourg. This project is supported by ‘Œuvre Nationale de Secours Grande-Duchesse Charlotte’.

Research projects

  • Launch of a national awareness campaign (construction of an Internet portal, organisation of informative conferences, flyers distribution, etc.)
  •  Advocacy and logistical support for the current therapeutic groups
  •  Support for the development of the offer of therapeutic sports on the territory.
Alexis Lion

MS - PhD

76, rue d’Eich
L-1460 Luxembourg
Tel. : +352 26 970 849

Featured Publications

Postural control in high-level kata and kumite karatekas.

  • Sports Medicine Research Laboratory
June 30, 2017
2017 Jun. Mov Sport Sci/Sci Mot. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Gauchard GC
  • Lion A
  • Bento L
  • Perrin PP
  • Ceyte H.

Effect of promotional initiatives on visits to a dedicated website for physical activity and non-communicable disease in Luxembourg: an event study.

  • Sports Medicine Research Laboratory
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
May 02, 2017
2017 May. Front Public Health.5:114.
  • Lion A
  • Thornton JS
  • Vaillant M
  • Pertuy J
  • Besenius E
  • Hardy C
  • Delagardelle C
  • Seil R
  • Urhausen A
  • Theisen D.
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