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05-05-2017, 09:35 AM
Physically strong men are more militant: A test across four countries

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Daniel_Sznycer/publication/310389978_Physically_strong_men_are_more_militant_ A_test_across_four_countries/links/5835b20308ae138f1c1180c5.pdf

"the correlation between upper body
strength and support for war (among men) has now been found in
two samples of US college students, Hollywood actors, students in
Argentina and Romania, and in a nationally representative sample of
Danes. This indicates a robust effect"

05-05-2017, 10:02 AM
Research has shown that flexed biceps circumference is the single
most accurate morphological measure of upper body strength in adult
males (

For example, there were three subjects who reported inhumanly
low biceps circumferences, e.g. less than 8 cm; these data were
removed from analyses. Additionally, two subjects reported biceps circumferences
that were inhumanly large: e.g. 250 and 295 cm.