Some notes and speculations about various topics. ||| Gegenwärtig - vorübergehend -
wohl eher eine Gedankensammlung als ein Naturwissenschaftsblog. Das Konzept eines "Naturwissenschaftsblogs" wird erst im kommenden Jahr (2018/2019) Umsetzung finden.
Samstag, 23. Januar 2016
Hand Grip Strength and Self-Perceptions of Physical Attractiveness and Psychological Well-Being
This study investigated the link between handgrip
strength and self-rated physical attractiveness, sexual history,
and social characteristics in 145 male university students.
Handgrip strength correlated with both height and weight, as
well as self-perceived happiness, health, social confidence
overall physical attractiveness, and overall number of sexual
partners. It also correlated with self-assessed physical fitness
levels and there was a predictable link between handgrip
strength and age of first sexual intercourse. It is argued that
handgrip strength is an indicator of both genetic quality and
developmental health. Limitations of the study are