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Which Hand is Stronger?

And by how much?

(HealthDayNews) -- Which is stronger, your dominant hand or the other one? Most people would say the dominant hand, and they'd be right. But by how much?

The traditional rule was that the dominant hand was 10 percent stronger than the non-dominant hand. But the Journal of Hand Surgery reports found that the 10 percent rule is way too high. The study of comparative hand strength was conducted by the Centre for Rehabilitation Science, University of Manchester, UK.

In fact, your dominant hand is only slightly stronger than the non-dominant one. The differences ranged from as little as 0.1 percent to 3 percent stronger, the study showed.

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