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Unformatted text preview: greater chance to exceed in upper body strength tests. 3. Within the endurance tests, the male participant had a higher score than the women’s. This is due to the fact that males have a greater upper body build and their muscle fibers and lean tissue is much larger in the male physique. Due to the hormone testosterone, men gain muscle easier than women therefore depending on the health of the individual would have a greater muscle mass than women. During the squat endurance test, woman excelled compared to the men and could be because women have wider, and more flexible hips and leg muscles, which allows them to do squats more smoothly and accurately. Also, the hormone estrogen widens the hips, allowing greater muscle mobility in women’s abdominal regions...
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- Winter '15
- Hand strength, squat endurance test, Tesni Stefanato