AltaStim FES Network

Welcome to the Alta Stim FES Network Portal!   
The portal leads to a website dedicated to communities who wish to establish a Functional Electrical Stimulation exercise program. 

To log in to the secure website, you will need to obtain a username and password from us using the contact information below.

Link to the AltaStim FES Network Website

The information in this site has been researched, created and compiled by The Steadward Centre Transition team using our own expertise, research and experience in establishing our own FES program, and in establishing FES in community settings. Read more about our research and FES in the Community in our news!

Included in the website is information about FES, how to get started with FES programming, equipment, screening and assessment protocols, electrode placement and care, research and more. As well there are templates for intake, referrals, assessment etc. 

The Steadward Community FES Exercise Transition team is available for training, support, presentations and questions.

For more information about Steadward Centre FES programs please click here.

Please contact us if you have questions, and to obtain a username and password to access the site by emailing Transition Team leader, Jessica Imppola at:

imppola@ualberta.ca


Interested in becoming a Steadward Centre FES delivery site?

The Steadward Centre serves as a knowledge broker for provincial organizations seeking evidence-based information to implement a FES exercise program for individuals living with paralysis.  Eligible organizations/facilities can apply to become a Steadward Centre FES delivery site. 

This provides access to: 

  • resource tools, 
  • assessment protocols, 
  • training and 
  • a network of delivery sites.  

Eligibility is determined by the capacity of the organization—qualification of staff, type of equipment offered and self-sustainability.  Contact us for more information! 

Bobbi-Jo Atchison, BPE, CSEP-CEP, ATRA
Community Transition Coordinator
The Steadward Centre for Personal & Physical Achievement
Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation

Phone: 780-492-9389  Fax: 780.492.7161
Email: bobbijoa@ualberta.ca