A parallel group double-blind RCT of vitamin D3 assessing physical function: is the biochemical response to treatment affected by overweight and obesity?

A D Wood, K R Secombes, F Thies, L S Aucott, A J Black, D M Reid, A Mavroeidi, W G Simpson, W D Fraser, H M Macdonald

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Vitamin D may affect skeletal muscle function. In a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial, we found that vitamin D3 supplementation (400 or 1,000 I.U. vs. placebo daily for 1 year with bimonthly study visits) does not improve grip strength or reduce falls.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)305-315
Number of pages11
JournalOsteoporosis International
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

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