Handgrip (Hgrip)

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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

Hand dynamometer

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.


6. Sources

Bös et al (2021). KOMET - Kompetenzzentrum motorische Tests. Hintergrund & Testbeschreibungen. KIT Scientific Working Papers.



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