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According to a study by academics Aaron Sell, Aaron W. Lukazsweski and Michael Townsley, zero of 160 women surveyed showed a statistical preference for physically weak men.<ref>https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/12/12/women-rate-the-strongest-men-as-the-most-attractive-study-finds/</ref><ref>https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2017.1819</ref>