The program in a nutshell
This short course will be held in three days:
- Day 1 and 2 consist of practicals and theory
- On day 3 there will be a practical exam.
During this ISAK level 1 course you will learn to landmark and measure the 'Restricted ISAK Profile' with the following measurements:
- Body weight
- Stretch stature
- 8 Skinfold measurements
- 5 Girths
- 2 Bone breadths
- Basic anatomy (landmarking)
- Equipment and calibration
- Methods of body composition measurement
- Technical error of measurement insights
- Body composition in sports
All participants take a practical examination on day 3. This exam must be passed with 16/20 points. After the course every participant measures 20 persons within 4 months (proforma). You should pass both the exam and proforma to receive an ISAK certificate.
During the course, equipment like Harpenden skinfold calipers, measurement tapes, segmometers, and small bone breadth calipers are available. After course enrollment you will have the opportunity to order your own equipment via HAN SENECA.
Students as partners Dutch way of learning
The atmosphere in a Dutch classroom is quite informal and your lecturers are easy to talk to. In fact, at HAN you’re seen as a partner in the learning process. Class sizes are small and your lecturers encourage you to actively participate in class. To ask questions and give your own opinion. They also stimulate you to be creative and to discover things for yourself.
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What are the admission requirements? And how do I apply?