Vitamin D supplementation does not improve human skeletal muscle contractile properties in insufficient young males

Daniel J Owens, Daniel Webber, Samuel G Impey, Jonathan Tang, Timothy F Donovan, William D Fraser, James P Morton, Graeme L Close

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Abstract

Vitamin D may be a regulator of skeletal muscle function, although human trials investigating this hypothesis are limited to predominantly elderly populations. We aimed to assess the effect of oral vitamin D3 in healthy young males upon skeletal muscle function.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1309-1320
Number of pages12
JournalEuropean Journal of Applied Physiology
Volume114
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014

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