ISAK Certifications

  • LEVEL 1

    COURSE


    • For dietitians, strength coaches, researchers, sports scientists, athletic trainers, health & fitness professionals.
    • Standardized protocol & technique
    • Reliable & precise body composition data
    • Basic skinfolds & anthropometric data
    • Dietitians: 18 CEUs
  • LEVEL 1

    DESCRIPTION


    • Learn the theory & technique for basic skinfold measurements.
    • Learn predictive equations for muscle:bone ratio.
    • Learn somatotyping.
    • Use in athlete assessment, body composition changes, growth & development.
    • Use to assess effectiveness of fitness & nutrition programs.
  • LEVEL 1

    OBJECTIVES


    • Apply theory & explain differences in body composition methods.
    • Demonstrate proper landmarking & measurement of Level 1 profile.
    • Ability to calculate technical error of measurement & explain its use in application.
    • Demonstrate proper technique & calibration of anthropometric equipments.
  • LEVEL 1

    PREREQUISITE


    • Degree or pursuing degree in human movement, science, nutrition, sports medicine, functional anatomy or similar sport subject.
  • LEVEL 1

    COURSE FEES


    • $450 Registration*
    • $250 Student
    • $150 Recertification

    *We provide CDR approved CEUs for participants, most do not!

  • LEVEL 2

    COURSE


    • For ISAK Level 1 practitioners looking to provide more advanced assessment.
    • Standardized protocol & technique, providing research-grade results.
    • Includes comprehensive bone length, breadth & circumference measurements.
    • Dietitians: 28 CEUs
  • LEVEL 2

    DESCRIPTION


    • Assess ideal weight based on bone structure.
    • Learn the theory & technique for advanced anthropometric measurements.
    • Determine muscle:bone ratio.
    • Apply to talent identification.
    • Learn 5 Way Fractionation of Body Composition.
  • LEVEL 2

    OBJECTIVES


    • Describe limitations & benefits of different body composition methods.
    • Demonstrate proper landmarking & measurement of Level 2 Full Profile.
    • Advanced technical error of measurement & determine if changes were significant.
    • Demonstrate proper technique & calibration of ALL anthropometric equipments.
  • LEVEL 2

    ...OBJECTIVES


    • Understand how to integrate DXA data with ISAK data.
    • Identify and correct potential sources of error associated with body composition techniques.
    • Explain muscle to bone ratio & implications.
    • Apply anthropometric considerations to different disordered eating populations.
  • LEVEL 2

    PREREQUISITE


    • Level 1 Certification for at least 6 months.
    • Currently certified as a Level 1 ISAK Technician (not expired).
  • LEVEL 2

    COURSE FEES


    • $750 Registration*
    • $350 Student
    • $150 Recertification

    *We provide CDR approved CEUs for participants, most do not!

  • HOST A

    COURSE


    • Interested in hosting a course?
    • We are happy to discuss options of bringing a course to your area.

Why ISAK Body Composition?

MINIMIZE ERROR
CONVENIENT
PRECISE METHOD
AFFORDABLE
MINIMIZE ERROR
Use standardized protocol to minimize error & determine technical error of measure for an individual
CONVENIENT
More flexibility when physical limitations or conditions prevent accuracy of other body comp methods
PRECISE METHOD
Use landmarking and learn standardized techniques to ensure measures are precise and reliable
AFFORDABLE
Save thousands of dollars with this method when compared to high technology and advanced systems
PORTABLE
Easily travel around the world, take measurements in the field, or on the side of a pool deck
REAL CHANGE
Practitioners can determine if real changes occur between body composition measures
REAL CHANGE
MINIMIZE ERROR
REAL CHANGE
PORTABLE

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