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Sports Science & Research

To ensure that you receive the best and most innovative care possible at Avera, we invest in research and innovation. We strive to understand the athlete’s body and impact of training in a way that benefits your performance.

Advancing Sports Science Through Research

Learn about the methods and goals of Avera Sports’ current research projects:

If you’re interested in participating or receiving more information about any of these studies, contact our Principal Investigator Derek Ferley PhD, CSCS, at

Get the Athletic Republic Advantage

Gain speed and explosiveness through our Athletic Republic sports training program. This unique speed, strength and conditioning approach incorporates non-traditional, revolutionary methods to take you to the next level.

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Sports Programs

Take advantage of individual and team performance enhancement programs from Avera’s sports performance partners.

Blog Posts from Our Experts

Find posts from our team, including advice to avoid athletic injuries and skill improvement tips. View posts.

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