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Grip strength used as an indicator of overall physical strength and as a functional index of physical performance. Handgrip strength is a physiological variable that is affected by number of factors including age, gender, training and body size. This study was done with the aim of finding the grip strength difference between male volleyball players and male                 non-athletes. Handgrip strength was measured using Handgrip Dynamometer in 40 male volleyball players and 40 male                  non-athletes. The results were analyzed using studentt test. Statistically significant difference was found in handgrip strength between male volleyball players and male non-athletes (P 0.05) and also found positive correlation between handgrip strength of male volley ball players and body mass index. This proves that athletic training influence handgrip strength.

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