Correlation between Grip Strength and Physical Factors in Men

  title={Correlation between Grip Strength and Physical Factors in Men},
  author={Mohamed Sherif Sirajudeen and Umama Nisar Shah and P. S. Pillai and Naajil Mohasin and M. Shantaram},
  • Mohamed Sherif Sirajudeen, Umama Nisar Shah, +2 authors M. Shantaram
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Background: Grip strength is widely accepted indicator of nutritional status, bone mineral content, muscular strength and functional integrity of upper extremity. The assessment of grip strength plays a vital role in determining the efficacy of different treatment strategies of hand. Objective: This cross-sectional study was performed to study the correlation between hand grip strength and physical factors (height, weight, body mass index, and hand and forearm anthropometric measurements) in… CONTINUE READING
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