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Kinanthropometry equipment and software suppliers

ISAK does not endorse any material from any company, ISAK only indicates the anthropometry equipment characteristics in the Manual. ISAK does not make any judgement about the quality of any software.

ICSSPE Global Teaching Excellence (GTE): free online session for ISAK members

Dear ISAK member,

Please be informed that ICSSPE is organising a free online session entitled "Embracing Olympism: Cultivating Olympic Values and Olympic Education Beyond the Games". It will take place on Tuesday, 25 June 2024 from 15:00 to 16:15 (CEST). It will be led by Prof. Dr. Annette Hoffmann (Germany), Ludwigsburg University of Education.

You can register here:

If you have any questions regarding this event, we are happy to help you at

ICSSPE May 2024 Newsletter

In case you are interested, here is the link to the ICSSPE Newsletter May 2024:

Voting opens for ISAK 2024 elections

Dear Member of ISAK,

Following the nomination period, the only candidate for the post of President is Francisco Esparza Ros. Therefore, no elections will be necessary for this position.

It is necessary to hold a ballot for the position of Executive Committee member, as the number of candidates is greater than the number of vacancies [There are two vacancies].

Elections will open on 31 May 2024 at 00:00 CET and close on 13 June 2024 at 23:59 CET.

All members with current membership will be able to vote by entering their ISAK web profile ( going to the "ELECTIONS" tab and clicking on “Voting”. Here you will find a tab with the candidates for council membership. You can vote for up to two of the candidates proposed for these positions following the instructions on this page.

Below is a list of the candidates, arranged alphabetically by surname:

Council Member: Kelley Altom, Nicola Brown, Kagan Ducker, Shahram Faradjzadeh Mevaloo, Fernando Ferreyro Bravo, Claudia Maceroni, Jose Miguel Martinez Sanz and Jorge Esteban Rivarola Quevedo.

You can find all the information related to the candidates (ISAK level, country, nominators and information about them) in the link:

Best regards,

ISAK Electoral Commission

ISAK Conference 2024 - XVIII World Conference on Kinanthropometry

The XVIII World Conference on Kinanthropometry (ISAK-St Mary's 2024) will be held on Monday 5th - Wednesday 7th August 2024. For more information:

New issue International Journal of Kinanthropometry

We are pleased to inform you that the International Journal of Kinanthropometry has just published the Volume 4, Issue 1 (April 2024) and is now open for scientific papers. You can find all the information on the website:

New issue of the ISAK NEWSLETTER

Dear ISAK member,

We include the latest edition of the ISAK Newsletter (

We hope that the information contained in this report will interest you.


Dr. Francisco Esparza-Ros

ISAK General-Secretary

Recommendations for measurement with COVID-19

Here there is a link with recommendations about health precautions when conducting anthropometric measures during COVID-19 situation::

[Information for instructors] Tutorial management ISAK online system

It has uploaded to the ISAK system a video with a tutorial about management of the ISAK online system for instructors, which includes the main challenges in the management of the ISAK courses and how to resolve them. To see it, go to your ISAK profile, go to "Teaching area", go to "Videos" and search "Tutorial about management of the ISAK online system for instructors".