Energy, Calorie and Weight Balance
In this series we navigate the complexity of calories in vs calories out by exploring energy expenditure, macronutrients, exercise, and weight loss myths.
MEET THE TEAM
SSISA GRIT Research Consultants
All Research Consultants of SSISA GRIT are students of the University of Cape Town and affiliated with the HPALS Research Centre within the Division of Physiological Sciences, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences.
PhD Exercise Science (c), MA Sport and Exercise Science
Devon Da Costa
PhD Exercise Science (c), MSc Biokinetics
MSc Physiological Sciences (Cum Laude)
MSc Exercise Science (c)
To bring you the most evidence-based and cutting information in the fields of sports and exercise science and health, SSISA works alongside the UCT Research Centre for Health through Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Sport (HPALS) to disseminate the latest research. HPALS research focuses on optimizing human performance and promoting health and well-being through physical activity, sports participation, healthy eating and good sleep hygiene. Their work begins at the DNA, to the human performance laboratory and ultimately to the community.