Reliability of Handgrip Strength Test in Basketball Players

  title={Reliability of Handgrip Strength Test in Basketball Players},
  author={Vassilis Gerodimos},
  booktitle={Journal of human kinetics},
Handgrip strength is important in basketball as various movements rely on the continuous use of wrist and digits flexor muscles when catching, holding, shooting and throwing the ball. Therefore, the assessment of handgrip strength is used in prepubertal, adolescent and adult basketball players. The reliability of handgrip strength may be influenced by several factors including age. The purpose of this study was to examine the reliability of handgrip strength in basketball players from childhood… CONTINUE READING
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