Isokinetics 101


About Course

  • Earn 8 CEU credits when you complete this self-paced class. Follow along with Daniel Bodkin, PT, DPT, ATC as he teaches you about isokinetics and its application in therapeutic exercise and testing. You will learn how to interpret isokinetic test reports and use findings to determine return-to-play options for a potential patient. After modules 2, 5, 7 & 9 there will be a short quiz to check for understanding.


Computer Sports Medicine Inc (BOC AP#: P10218) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers.

This course has been approved by the Michigan Physical Therapy Association for 8 Continuing Education Hours. MPTA Course Approval # CEU132987

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What Will You Learn?

  • Discuss the history and basic science of isokinetics and its application in therapeutic exercise and testing.
  • Demonstrate safe and effective patient set-up procedures.
  • Perform various testing applications for a potential patient.
  • Interpret isokinetic test reports.
  • Evaluate test findings to determine return-to-play for a potential patient.
  • Select among various rehabilitation applications for a potential patient.
  • Develop and devise an isokinetic plan of care for a potential patient.

Course Content

Module 1: Intro

  • History

Module 2: Foundational Science

Module 3: Testing Research & Guidelines

Module 4: Isometric Testing

Module 5: Isometric Test Report

Module 6: Standard Isokinetic Test

Module 7: Standard Isokinetic Test Report

Module 8: Functional Isokinetic Test

Module 9: Functional Isokinetic Test Report

Module 10: Isotonic RTD

Module 11: Progress Report

Module 12

Module 13: Isometric Exercise

Module 14: Isokinetic Exercise

Module 15: Isotonic Exercise

Module 16: Blood Flow Restriction

Module 17: Plan of Care

Closing Survey