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ImPACT Testing

Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing
 
ImPACT testing for concussion is a mandatory requirement for the following sports:
  • Baseball
  • Boys Basketball
  • Boys Lacrosse
  • Boys Soccer
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Girls Basketball
  • Girls Lacrosse
  • Girls Soccer
  • High Jump / Pole Vault
  • Hockey
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

All baseline ImPACT testing must be done at Quaker Valley High school regardless if your son or daughter was tested at the middle school, at a separate testing location, or previous school. Student athletes are not permitted to participate in the above-mentioned sports until they have completed the ImPACT test. The baseline ImPACT testing is ONLY available for athletes in grades 9 through 12.

See below for ImPACT testing dates and times for the upcoming sports season, then email head athletic trainer Derek Clark at clarkd@qvsd.org to request an ImPACT testing time slot. He will send you back a confirmation email with the date, time and location of the test. The test takes approximately 25-30 minutes to complete. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled test time to assure that the testing session begins on time.

Learn more about the ImPACT Test

ImPACT Testing for High School Sports

ImPACT Testing for Fall 2018 Sports
Tuesday August 7th: 10:00am, 10:30am and 11:00am
Wednesday August 8th:  6:00pm, 6:30pm and 7:00pm.

There will also be testing conducted on Monday August 13th 45 minutes prior to the start of your sports first official practice. 

ImPACT testing for high school athletes entering or in 9th through 12th grade is offered by appointment.

Please email head athletic trainer Derek Clark at clarkd@qvsd.org to request an ImPACT testing time slot. He will send you back a confirmation email with the date, time and location of the test. The test takes approximately 25-30 minutes to complete. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled test time to assure that the testing session begins on time.

Testing is conducted in the high school library computer lab. Please enter the school through the doors next to the main office and make a left. The lab entrance is at the end of the hallway on the left just before the library doors.

ImPACT Testing for Middle School Sports

ImPACT testing for middle school boys and girls entering or in 7th and 8th grade is offered by appointment. ImPACT testing is offered for the following middle school sports: soccer, football and hockey.

Please email head athletic trainer Derek Clark at clarkd@qvsd.org to request an ImPACT testing time slot. He will send you back a confirmation email with the date, time and location of the test. The test takes approximately 25-30 minutes to complete. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled test time to assure that the testing session begins on time.

Testing is conducted in the high school library computer lab. Please enter the school through the doors next to the main office and make a left. The lab entrance is at the end of the hallway on the left just before the library doors.

Baseline Test for 9th Graders, Transfer & Returning Athletes

Baseline tests are required every 2 years. If you are entering 9th grade or are a transfer student and took an ImPACT test last year, you are still required to take a new baseline here at Quaker Valley High School. If you are a returning athlete and are unsure if you need an updated baseline test, please check the list posted on the bulletin board outside the athletic office, or stop by and see Derek in the training room.

Testing sessions are limited to 15 people at a time and are assigned on a first come first serve basis. Please email Derek at clarkd@qvsd.org to request a time slot. Please make sure to include the athletes name, grade level, date and time you would like, and the sport(s) they will be participating in. Derek will then send you a confirmation email with your testing time. Please arrive 10 minutes before your testing session.

For questions or more information about the ImPACT test, please contact:

Derek Clark, ATC, PES, CES, CSCS
Director of Athletic Performance
Head Athletic Trainer
Quaker Valley High School
clarkd@qvsd.org
412-749-6048 (work)
402-540-4857 (cell)