Body Composition Assessment (Anthropometry 1)

Anthropometry is the science of the measurement of the human body.  While there are many different methods to measure body composition, taking physical measurements from individuals, such as skinfolds and muscle girths, still offers one of the most accurate and user friendly ways of tracking an individuals body composition.

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.

Individuals from a wide variety of professions that will benefit from upskilling in their anthropometry measurement, including personal trainers working in the fitness industry. Strength and conditioning coaches working with sports teams, dieticians working in public health, or sport and exercise science researchers. Becoming ISAK accredited will ensure that you’re offering your clients and athletes the highest level and most accurate service.

All body composition/anthropometry courses are taught at AUT Millennium.

Quick facts

Programme code: COM510
30 REPS CEC Credits

Course code: 510120
Dates: 16, 17, 18 February 2018 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Location: AUT Millennium, 17 Antares Place, Mairangi Bay, Auckland

Topics include

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

Important points

  • Included as part of the course fee is your ISAK accreditation fee, 4 years ISAK membership, a training manual and equipment to use while on the course.
  • Equipment is also available for students to purchase at a competitive rate.
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Every effort has been made to ensure this information is correct, however, course dates, fees and conditions may change and courses may be cancelled.

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