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Table 2 Mean muscle strength and standard deviation of hand grip according to age, gender and side for MyoGrip and Jamar dynamometers

From: Grip strength measured by high precision dynamometry in healthy subjects from 5 to 80 years

Age range (years) Gender Number Age (years) Left MGS (kg) Right MGS (kg)
MyoGrip Jamar MyoGrip Jamar
mean SD mean SD mean SD mean SD mean SD
5–10 F 12 8.0 1.4 10.8 3.5 13.4 5.1 11.6 3.6 13.8 4.7
  M 15 6.4 1.2 8.6 1.9 10.2 2.5 9.5 1.8 10.6 2.2
10–15 F 9 12.4 1.4 19.0 5.3 21.3 8.0 20.6 5.0 23.2 8.9
  M 11 12.3 1.4 21.0 5.3 23.9 6.6 22.5 5.0 26.3 6.8
15–20 F 15 17.5 1.5 26.1 4.4 29.7 4.5 27.9 4.4 31.1 4.1
  M 10 18.1 1.5 45.2 6.2 47.3 7.4 46.9 8.6 48.4 9.7
20–30 F 32 25.6 2.9 26.5 4.9 30.9 6.0 29.2 5.1 34.1 6.2
  M 27 24.5 2.9 45.4 6.0 50.7 7.7 48.5 5.8 53.9 6.8
30–40 F 31 35.0 2.8 28.3 5.0 32.9 4.4 30.8 5.2 35.9 5.0
  M 32 35.4 3.0 42.1 7.9 46.7 8.5 45.8 8.6 50.3 9.1
40–50 F 32 45.3 3.1 27.9 4.4 33.0 5.1 28.9 4.4 33.6 4.4
  M 26 44.5 3.1 46.1 7.7 51.1 8.7 47.7 7.4 53.2 8.6
50–60 F 29 55.1 2.5 26.5 3.8 30.9 4.2 27.9 3.6 32.9 5.0
  M 11 54.0 3.4 42.5 7.3 47.9 7.6 46.5 6.4 51.1 8.1
60–70 F 21 64.8 2.9 23.1 4.2 26.7 5.0 24.6 4.7 27.9 5.6
  M 11 64.4 3.5 40.4 7.3 45.7 9.4 41.6 8.8 46.8 11.7
70–80 F 17 73.7 2.8 23.9 4.0 25.2 4.6 25.5 4.2 27.2 5.3
  M 5 74.5 2.9 37.4 4.2 40.6 3.8 38.4 3.8 42.8 6.7