Peter Weyand Professor and Director, the Locomotor Performance Laboratory at the Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University

Dr. Peter Weyand is a leading scholar on the scientific basis of human performance. His research on the mechanical and physiological basis of running performance has advanced scientific understanding and shaped contemporary training and assessment practices. Dr. Weyand is a Professor of Applied Physiology & Biomechanics and Director of the Locomotor Performance Laboratory at the Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. The unique testing facilities at the Locomotor Performance Laboratory have made the performance lab a draw for world-class speed athletes from a variety of sports.