The Role of the Vitamin D Receptor in Aging Skeletal Muscle and Inflammatory Response.

Pojednic, Rachele.

Abstract: Growing evidence suggests a strong and direct effect of vitamin D on skeletal muscle. Observational studies demonstrate a positive association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) concentration and muscle strength and function in older adults. In randomized controlled trials, vitamin D supplementation in older adults increased muscle strength and balance and reduced the risk of fall... read more

Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
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