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Manal Salah El-Dein El-Wahab

Pediatrics Department, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt


  • Original Article   
    Hand Grip Strength in Relation to Anthropometric Measures of School Children: A Cross Sectional Study
    Author(s): Wessam Ali Saied Alkholy*, Manal Salah El-Dein El-Wahab and Shorouk Elshennawy

    Background and Purpose: Grip strength is a good predictor of hand functions; it is an important part of hand assessment for proper hand function and integrity of muscles. It is not clear whether a relationship exists between hand grip strength and anthropometric measures of the upper limb from childhood period to adolescence period. The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation between hand grip strength and some upper limb anthropometric measures and to detect the difference between boys and girls for all measured parameters in different school grades. Design: Cross Sectional study. Participants: Seven hundred and fifty seven healthy children of both sexes with age range between 7 to 18 years. Methods: Hand grip strength was assessed by hydraulic hand held dynamometer and it was correlated to some.. Read More»

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