When someone speaks as vaguely as this study does, they're doing it because they have something to hide. However, being this vague always reveals there is something being hidden and the authors lack any trustworthiness. Indeed the impression they give off to when viewed naively is likely the opposite of the truth.
"A transportation technology is leading to the development of obesity-like symptoms in users of the technology."
...are you saying cars make you fat? Are we talking about scooters here? Is this about leg atrophy? What's the deal?
They're deliberately baiting you to misunderstand in a motte/bailey strategy. "I didn't say cars make you fat!" Indeed, you didn't. And yet.