Canadian Sport Instute

ISAK LEVEL 1 ACCREDITATION COURSE

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OCT. 27,28 & 29, 2017 

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This intensive, hands-on course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to collect an array of physique related information on your clients including height, weight, breadths, girths and skinfolds to an internationally agreed protocol. The course includes theory lectures and practical sessions. Following instruction, participants will practice the measurements on each other, and on day 3, participants will be assessed for intra-tester reliability and inter-tester reliability of measurements on volunteer subjects. Final certification will require submission of 20 profiles following completing the course.

The course is a must for dietitians, sports scientists, fitness trainers, conditioning coaches and anyone else interested in monitoring the physique traits of their clients. For more information on this and other Levels, please visit the ISAK website: www.isakonline.com.

COURSE LOCATION
Canadian Sport Institute Calgary
Markin McPhail Centre
#250, 151 Canada Olympic Road SW
Calgary, AB, T3B 6B7

COURSE FEE
$450 CAN + $14 administrative fee per registrant

COURSE SCHEDULE

TIME FRIDAY (OCT 27) SATURDAY (OCT 28) SUNDAY (OCT 29)

12:00PM (OCT 27)

8:30AM (OCT 28 & 29)

Start of Class
  - ISAK History
- IAAS Structure
- Equipment & Calibration
- Ethics
- Handling Equipment Part 1
- Landmarking Part 1
- Measuring with Supervision
- Body Composition
- Anthropometry & Health
- Handling Equipment Part 3
- Landmarking Part 3
- Measuring with Supervision
- Somatotype
- Measuring with Supervision
- Practice, Practice & Practice
4PM (OCT 27)
11:30AM (OCT 28 & 29)
Lunch Break (60min)   Each participant is responsible for his/her meals.
  - Statistics
- Handling Equipment Part 2
- Landmarking Part 2
- Measuring with Supervision
- Measuring with Supervision
- Practice, Practice & Practice
- Practical Exam
9PM (OCT 27)
5:30PM (OCT 28 & 29)
End of Class

 
COURSE MANUAL
Included with the course is the manual “International Standards for Anthropometric Assessment” (2011), Marfell-Jones, M., Olds, T., Stewart, A. and Carter, L., ISAK: Potchefstroom, South Africa.

WHAT TO BRING FOR PRACTICE SESSIONS
• Compression Shorts
• Women will also need a sport bra
• Snacks and Lunch or Dinner (cafeteria food is available)

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Erik Sesbreno MSc(c), RD, CBDT, Dip. Sport Nutrition IOC, Sport Dietitian
Erik has been working at the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario with targeted athletes and coaches to develop and deliver world-class nutrition support in the daily training environment, assist with body composition management, conduct nutritional assessments to determine nutritional requirements and develop evidence-based nutrition plans focused on the needs of the sport and the athlete. He also conducts, collaborates in and evaluates research and innovation projects to further the discipline.

He is a certified bone densitometry technologist and an ISAK level 3 anthropometrist. He has developed proficiency at using Dual X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) and surface anthropometry for assessing and monitoring body composition changes in high performance athletes. He receives multiple requests to operate ISAK accreditation courses for professionals in high performance sports across various locations in North America such as the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, University of Victoria, Canadian Sport Institute Calgary, Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa University, l’Institut National du Sport du Quebec, Dalhousie University, Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic, University of Florida, Buffalo Sabers and University of Oregon.

REGISTRATION POLICY

Registration Cancellation
Written notice of cancellation is required by September 27, 2017, and half of the fee will not be refunded. For cancellations received after that date, there will be no refund except in approved exceptional circumstances.

Event Cancellation
The Canadian Sport Institute Calgary reserve the right to cancel the course should the number of registrations not reach minimum requirements. Deposits will be returned in full.

Our Sponsors

  • Sport Canada
  • Bow Cycle
  • FactorsGroup
  • AASRA
  • Alberta Government
  • Alberta Sport Connection
  • ARC
  • Blakes
  • Coach.ca
  • Olympic.ca
  • DSL
  • EFW
  • KPMG
  • Own the Podium
  • Pfizer
  • Secure
  • B2ten
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