Glenn Gaesser, a professor of exercise science and health promotion and director of the Healthy Lifestyles Research Center at Arizona State University, is the Block 4 First Mondays speaker. Gaesser will present “Big Fat Lies: An Evidence-based Examination of the Obesity Problem.” (Book on order for Tutt Library.)
Dr. Gaesser has conducted research and published many articles on exercise, health, and fitness in scientific journals, trade publications, and newsletters. View his recent Research Activity. See his Google Scholar citation profile or, for more academic work, use this author search in Web of Science. Search for his work in the publications listed on those web pages using Find Journals on Tutt Library's homepage. Or search for him as an author in databases such as Academic Search Complete for his publications.
He was co-author of the 1998 American College of Sports Medicine’s position stand on “the recommended quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness, and flexibility in healthy adults.” He has presented on body weight, fitness, nutrition, and health in person, on the radio and on on TV (Good Morning America, ABC’s 20/20, World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, NBC Nightly News, CNN, Dateline NBC, Leeza, and Home and Family). In addition, he has been interviewed for numerous newspapers and magazines globally.