Handgrip is a predictor of physical fitness, hand functions, and nutritional status. It is affected by many factors including age, sex, body mass index, and hand grip strength.
Aim: To compare anthropometric components in Collegiate Students.
Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study included 105 students of both sexes (52 females and 53 males) selected from Rajeev Gandhi College, Bhopal, India using non-probability purposive sampling method. Their anthropometric parameters including height, weight, B.M.I. and hand grip strength were assessed using routine techniques. The handgrip was measured by using a handheld dynamometer. Hand preference was determined by asking which hand was used to write.
Results: The results were found to be significant.
Conclusion: There is significance as the male population was found to posses greater values as compared to the females.