Home HealthTopics Health Centers Reference Library Research
Join us on Facebook Join us on Facebook Share on Facebook

Exercise and Fitness

Fitness query



A 21 year old girl with 5ft7"and 62kg physically overpowered a boy of the same age wit 5ft2"and 38kg.How could this happen despite the boy being a male and he had no ill health.girl had no training.What exactly is the role of body size here.Was the boy unhealthy?


The girl has the advantage of a longer stride length. 

For more information:

Go to the Exercise and Fitness health topic, where you can:

Response by:

Carolyn   Nickol, RD, MEd Carolyn Nickol, RD, MEd
Fitness Center at CARE\Crawley
University of Cincinnati