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Adapted Kinesiology:

Adaptive Fitness Courses

KNEA 1: Adapted Personal Fitness
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
(12:30 - 1:20pm or 11:30 - 1:00pm M, W, in the summer)

Day classes are offered 3 days a week under the instruction of Ted Weatherford, 2005 Physical Educator of the Year (SCOPE). Ted has been a fulltime faculty member at IVC for over 17 years and has taught adaptive physical education, dancing, and was coach of the IVC softball team. Students are instructed in the safe use of all exercise equipment and get assistance in the development of their exercise routine. Many group workouts are offered in the daytime class. Student aides and volunteers are available to assist class participants with their workout regiment.

KNEA 1: Adapted Personal Fitness
Tuesday & Thursday
(5:00 - 6:15pm or 5:30 - 7:00pm in the summer)

Evening instruction for the working student is provided by Silvie Grote, along with help from numerous student assistants and volunteers. Like the day class, participants work with the instructor to develop a personal exercise routine that addresses their fitness goals. Objective measures of strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness are taken at the beginning and end of the semester. Student aides and volunteers are also available to assist class participants with their workout regimen.

KNES 100: Introduction to Therapy and Rehabilitation
(9:00 am to 10:50 am with 3 hours of lab/week to be arranged with the instructor)

This course is designed to provide career information and practical experience for students pursuing careers in therapy and rehabilitation, such as physical therapy, occupation therapy, speech therapy/pathology, recreational therapy, adapted physical education, kinesiology, respiratory therapy, nursing, physiatry and sports medicine. Students complete lab hours by assisting students enrolled in APE 1 with their exercise routines utilizing specialized adaptive equipment or doing internship in their professional area of interest. Those seeking more information about the class should contact Silvie Grote


Keith Shackleford, JD
Dean, Kinesiology, Health & Athletics
Athletics Director

Corine Reymond
Sr. Admin. Assistant, Kinesiology, Health & Athletics

T: 949-451-5398 
O: PE 225

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