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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants: age, gender, and hand dominance

From: Normative data for handgrip strength in Iranian healthy children and adolescents aged 7–18 years: comparison with international norms

Age (years) N Boys Girls
N Dominant Hand n Dominant Hand
Right Left Right Left
7 230 126 121 5 104 100 4
8 213 110 103 7 103 98 5
9 235 125 121 4 110 105 5
10 223 116 111 5 107 100 7
11 208 108 105 3 100 96 4
12 212 116 110 6 96 92 4
13 218 114 107 7 104 103 1
14 218 107 103 4 111 105 6
15 208 109 102 7 99 95 4
16 226 118 110 8 108 104 4
17 224 120 111 9 104 96 8
18 222 122 115 7 100 93 7
Total 2637 1391 1319 72 1246 1187 59
  1. N: number of participants per age
  2. n: number of participants per gender