Dan Weaving

About Dan Weaving

Dr. Dan Weaving is a Lecturer in Sports Performance within the Carnegie Applied Rugby Research Centre at Leeds Beckett University and works as an applied sports scientist at Leeds Rhinos Rugby League Club. He is in his 10th year working in professional rugby league. Dr. Weaving gained his Ph.D. in 2016 and has experience working as a strength and conditioning coach, transitioning to a sports scientist with the increased use of data to support S&C practice. Alongside his applied science work, Weaving’s research interests focus on the multivariate quantification, modeling, and visualization of training load and response data, including the use of analysis techniques such as principal component analysis and partial least squares correlation analysis to help facilitate the use of data to help decision-making. He has published a number of peer-reviewed articles in this area.