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Baseline Testing Program: Heads UP Pittsburgh

Heads UP Pittsburgh is a partnership between UPMC Sports Medicine, the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC), and the Centers for Disease Control.

Beginning August 4, neurocognitive baseline testing will be available for athletes ages 7 and older in western Pennsylvania. 

Testing Details

Testing for athletes will be conducted at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine and five other locations:

  • CCAC–Boyce Campus in Monroeville
  • CCAC–North Campus in McCandless
  • CCAC–South Campus in West Mifflin
  • CCAC–West Hills Center in Oakdale

Please check the online registration site for upcoming testing dates and times. 

  • Athletes ages 10 and older can take the baseline test at any location for a nominal fee of $25.
  • Athletes ages 7 to 9 years old can take the pediatric neurocognitive baseline test only at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine for $25.

Please note that registrations will be on a first-come-first-serve basis. It is strongly recommended that you register your athlete as early as possible to avoid missing your opportunity for the test. Please use the online registration form located to the right of this page. 

Prior to your test, the following forms will need to be completed and brought with you to your appointment.

Learn More about ImPACT Baseline Testing

To learn more about concussions, visit the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program.

Baseline Concussion Testing

Please note, testing dates and times are on a first come, first serve basis. We strongly recommend registering as early as possible. Please use this online registration to schedule a baseline test.​​

Heads UP Pittsburgh is funded by:



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