Loper Performance 


Welcome to Loper Performance - a youth sport performance training and research program within the UNK Department of Kinesiology & Sport Sciences. Our programs focus on developing healthy, fit, strong, and resilient young athletes using the tenets of long-term athletic development. We also act as an educational and research hub for students, coaches, parents, and others working with young athletes. Our vision is to be a world leader in youth athletic development and sports science while serving UNK and Greater Nebraska.

Individual Performance Testing

Setting goals and monitoring performance begins with testing. We offer a variety of testing services including body composition, functional movement screening, ACL injury prevention testing, speed and power profiling, and aerobic capacity tests.

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Team Performance Testing

Take your team's performance from good to great. We offer sports-specific assessment batteries including team combine testing, force plate testing, reactiveness assessment, and speed profiling to take your athletes to the next level.

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Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition

Food is fuel for activity and recovery. This means that optimal athletic performance begins in the kitchen. Our Loper Performance staff and Registered Dietitian, Kaiti George, develop recipes and education to help athletes maximize their potential in their sport and the classroom. Learn more about sports nutrition

Program Partners

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