COMPARISON OF GRIP STRENGTH OF SCHOOL CHILDREN OF ALLAHABAD DISTRICT
Dr. Nripendra Mani Sharma, Dr Sanjeev Yadav and Dr Brij Kishore Prasad
The Main Purpose of the study was to analyze differences in terms of the Grip Strength of school-going children of Allahabad District in Uttar Pradesh. A total of One hundred (Fifty male Subjects each from Urban area and Rural area schools) were selected as subjects of study. From the Urban area the subjects were taken from Government Inter College, Allahabad whereas in terms of the Rural area the subjects were taken from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Allahabad. The age group of the subjects ranged from 12 to 14 years. The data was collected during school hours (8 a.m to 12 noon) by administering Grip Dynamometer Takei 5401. Independent t Test was employed to analyse the difference in terms of Grip Strength of school children. By using Independent t Test it was found that there was significant difference among Grip Strength of school children . The t value of Right-hand Grip Strength was found to be (t=5.60) and Left-hand Grip Strength was found to be (t=8.16) at 0.05 Level of Significance which clearly shows that there was a significant difference among Grip Strength of school children.
Keywords: Grip Dynamometer, Grip Strength, Urban and Rural.
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