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1. Test objective
To determine the maximum strength of the hands.
2. Description of the task
The hand dynamometer is pressed as hard as possible with one hand at a time. The dynamometer measures the maximum force exerted by the hand.
3. Test materials
4. Measurement recording
The values displayed on the hand dynamometer are noted down for the right and left hand respectively.
5. Test instruction
The hand dynamometer should be squeezed as tightly as possible with one hand.
Bös et al (2021). KOMET - Kompetenzzentrum motorische Tests. Hintergrund & Testbeschreibungen. KIT Scientific Working Papers.