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Heads UP Pittsburgh: Baseline Concussion Testing Program

Heads UP Pittsburgh provides neurocognitive baseline testing for athletes — ages 7 and older (including adults) — for a small $25 fee.

The Heads UP program is a joint effort between:

  • UPMC Sports Medicine
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation
  • The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
  • The Community College of Beaver County (CCBC)
  • Midwestern Intermediate Unit 4
  • The Centers for Disease Control

Where to Get Baseline Concussion Testing

The Heads UP Pittsburgh program offers testing for athletes throughout the year at:

Sign Up for Baseline Concussion Testing

Check for baseline concussion testing dates and sign up. »

Registrations are on a first-come-first-serve basis. We strongly urge you to register your athlete as early as possible to avoid missing your chance for the test.

Prior to your testing appointment, please complete and bring the UPMC Sports Medicine Demographic and Background Information form (PDF).

If your team or club wants to schedule baseline testing on a precise date or at a certain location, call Patrick Huber at 412-432-3635.

Visit the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program to see our services. »

Find out about ImPACT™ Concussion Baseline Testing. »

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:

Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation 
Community College of Allegheny County 
Community College of Beaver County 
 Ladies Hospital Aid Society
 Pennsylvania Department of Health
Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV 

Visit the Training Room website to learn more about hockey testing and injury prevention and treatment, as well as a behind the scenes look at the Penguins.


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