Professor of exercise and obesity
Type of expert: Health care and medicalAreas of expertise: Education, Health
Professor Paul Gately graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Science and holds a Master’s in Human Nutrition from the University of Sheffield. His primary research interest is childhood obesity treatment strategies. In 1999, Paul established MoreLife (www.more-life.co.uk) as a department of Leeds Beckett University. MoreLife provides weight loss programmes for children, families and adults and is currently running residential, specialist medical, corporate and community weight management services for the NHS and local government organisations across the UK. MoreLife operates the longest-running fit camp for children in Europe.
Paul is the Carnegie Professor of Exercise and Obesity at Leeds Beckett University; he is also a Visiting Professor in the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College London and is the Chairman of the National Obesity Forum for Yorkshire and the Humber.
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Professor of obesity and exercise at leading obesity centre in the UK