Differences in Muscle Structure. GMA1S1 ;B. However, in other instances, IIB fiber-type diameter in male hypogonadal mice significantly declines compared with wild-type males. Arch Oral Biol More muscle mass means more power output.
The men had 40 percent more muscle mass in the upper body and 33 percent more in the lower body.
Gender differences in strength and muscle fiber characteristics.
Sex differences in the rate of fatigue development and recovery. All in all, it is true that women are generally not as strong as men. Strength and muscle characteristics were examined in biceps brachii and vastus lateralis of eight men and eight women. It can be seen, however, that women tend to match the strength of men more closely in lower body muscles than in upper body muscles. Effects of hormonal manipulation.