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Aug, 2023

Free Concussion Baseline Testing - Appointments through 8/2

The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and UPMC Sports Medicine are once again teaming up to offer the Heads UP Pittsburgh program, an innovative concussion awareness and baseline testing initiative for young athletes throughout western Pennsylvania.Testing for Heads UP Pittsburgh will begin on June 5th and end on August 2nd. Free neurocognitive baseline testing will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis for 2,000 athletes ages 5+. Ages 5-12 should take test every yearAges 13+ should take test every other yearRegistration is now open and interested parents/guardians are advised to register early as available dates and locations book very quickly. To register, visit .
This year, Heads UP testing will be offered at the following sites:
• UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex – Cranberry, PA
• UPMC Rooney Sports Complex – Pittsburgh, PA
• UPMC Bethel Park – Pittsburgh, PA
• UPMC Children’s South – South Fayette, PA
• Community College Allegheny County North Campus – Pittsburgh, PA
• Community College Allegheny County Boyce Campus – Monroeville, PA
• Community College Beaver County – Monaca, PA
• UPMC Hamot Sterling Square – Erie, PA
• UPMC Jameson Hospital – New Castle, PA
The entire Heads UP testing process takes approximately one hour. Licensed athletic trainers from UPMC Sports Medicine will supervise the program and testing. On the day of testing, participants must not be suffering from any symptoms of a concussion, nor have a suspected injury at the time of establishing their baseline.


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Russellton, Pennsylvania 15076

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