Chest Dynamometer

Posted on Friday, August 17th, 2018 by John Wood
Back in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, physical educators such as Dudley Allen Sargent at Harvard University, were big on anthropometry which literally, translates to the science of human measurement. Dynamometers were very popular since they were portable as well as practical. This is an old woodcut of a chest dynamometer which measured upper body strength.
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