The Steadward Centre
Personal & Physical Achievement
SSTattler: You can enrol anytime but the programs are based on the university term i.e. September - December, January - April, May - August.
Our Centre, founded by Dr. Robert Steadward, provides high-calibre, research-based physical activity and sport programs for adults with impairments.
Please see the Website:
The Steadward Centre Personal & Physical Achievement
Who Our Programs Are ForOur adapted physical activity programs currently serve over 300 adults (18 years +) with a range of physical and neuro-muscular impairments that include
- Spinal cord injury
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Cerebral Palsy
- Spina Bifida
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- and others
Fitness Programs Include:
- Water in Motion
- Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)
- iDance Edmonton Integrated Dance
- Interval Circuit Training
- TrailRider Excursion Program
- Rundle Park Ramblers
- Wheelchair Ball Hockey
Where To Find Us
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The Steadward CentreThe primary goal of The Steadward Centre is to provide adults with physical disabilities with opportunities to improve their health, lifestyle, physical fitness and / or athletic performance. In an attempt to accomplish this goal, the following objectives have been established:
- To provide regular fitness evaluations for adults with physical disabilities.
- To design and prescribe group and individual training programs based on the specific needs, interests and abilities of each individual.
- To supervise and monitor group and individual programs.
- To design instructional and resource materials, equipment and techniques used in the assessment and implementation of programs for adults with physical disabilities.
- To carry out research studies in the areas of fitness, sport training & conditioning and motor performance for adults with physical disabilities.
- To expose students, coaches, teachers and other interested individuals to the most up-to-date information available in the areas of sport and fitness for individuals with physical disabilities.
- To promote fitness as an important component in the daily routine of adults with physical disabilities.