Travis Saunders has a PhD in Human Kinetics, and is currently an Assistant Professor in Applied Human Science. His research focuses on the relationship between sedentary time (e.g. sitting) and chronic disease risk in both children and adults. He is also a Certified Exercise Physiologist and (former) competitive distance runner. You can connect with him on Twitter @TravisSaunders.
This post has been updated adapted from a post in 2012, in response to the controversy over the Global Energy Balance Network. As an obesity researcher I have publicly grappled with the ethics of working