Correlation of handgrip strength with aggression in adolescence

Geethanjali H T, Anatomy, Lakshmi T, Physiology
2019 Indian Journal of Clinical Anatomy and Physiology  
Adolescence is a stressful phase of life which includes acceleration of physical growth, psychological and behavioral changes. There is transformation from childhood to adulthood. Most common problems among adolescence relate to growth and development, school, mental health disorders, consequences of risky and illegal behaviors including aggression. Hand Grip Strength (HGS) is a good marker of physical health and good muscle performance. Testosterone level contributes to HGS, which may explain
more » ... which may explain the aggressive behavior in men with high HGS. Aim of our study was assessment of Handgrip strength and Aggression in first year medical students and to determine the correlation between handgrip strength and aggression. We included 149 medical students of first year medical students of MIMS Mandya in adolescent age group.
doi:10.18231/j.ijcap.2019.080 fatcat:42uqo7yn25bmvlkifljhdtkgf4