AUT - Body Composition Assessment (Anthropometry 1)


Body Composition Assessment (Anthropometry 1)

Programme Code: COM510
Course Fee*: $600.00
30 REPS CEC Credits

This course covers the assessment of Basic Body Composition. Anthropometry is the study of the measurement of the human body in terms of the dimensions of bone, muscle and adipose (fat) tissue, As part of this course you will learn how to accurately take body measurements including skinfolds, muscle girths and bone widths.

The measurement of body composition has many practical uses including the monitoring of fitness goals and nutritional status, the growth of children, as well as sports performance assessment and even in the design of equipment and clothing.

This course is applicable for health practitioners, nutritionists and dieticians, fitness instructors and personal trainers, scientists and engineers.

This is an internationally recognised course that is endorsed by ISAK, the International Governing body of Anthropometry. Each participant who successfully completes the assessment criteria will gain ISAK Certification.

Topics Include:

  • Basic Anatomy
  • Landmarking
  • Use and care of equipment
  • Measurement error
  • Somatotyping and estimation

Paper Code:  510120/01
Dates: 21, 22 & 23 February 2014
Times: 8.30am – 5.00pm
Location: AUT-Millennium Campus

Re-accreditation for Anthropometry Level 1 is available on the 23rd February 2014.

*For International students some additional fees may apply, please click here for more information.

How to apply:

For all applicants please click on the 'apply' button at the top right hand side of this page and download and complete the Application Form for Short Courses.

Please follow the instructions on the form and return to the address advised.

For more information on Short Courses or an enrolment form, contact:

Aya Nakamura
Short Course Coordinator
(09) 921 9999 ext 7503

Jane Hall
Short Course Manager
(09) 921 9152

If you have any questions regarding completing the enrolment form please contact Aya Nakamura ph: 921 9999 ext 7503 or email

Or drop in to see us at:
AUT University 
The AUT Sport & Fitness Centre
90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote
North Shore

Last updated: 14-Feb-2014 6.49pm

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