It's All in the Hands: Researchers at University of North Dakota and Sacred Heart School Find Correlation Between Athletic Ability and Finger Length

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 15:32 in Health & Medicine

A research paper, "Digit ratio (2D:4D) and muscular strength in adolescent boys," recently published in the Journal of Early Human Development and explores the difference in length between one's index finger and ring finger, and a possible link to muscular strength. The finding: the ratio of the length of the second ("pointer") finger and the length of the fourth ("ring") finger--called the "digit ratio"--is favorably related to muscular strength in boys.

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