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The Big D (an editorial in American Journal of Sports Medicine) – Jan 2014

The Big D (an editorial in American Journal of Sports Medicine) – Jan 2014
2 page review of recent vitamin D studies which relate to sports, including a rotator cuff mouse study in the current issue.

Overall impression: vitamin D looks very promising for Sports

PDF is attached at the bottom of this page

See also VitaminDWiki

Athletes are helped by vitamin D by:

  1. Faster reaction time
  2. Far fewer colds/flus during the winter
  3. Less sore/tired after a workout
  4. Fewer micro-cracks and broken bones
  5. Bones which do break heal much more quickly
  6. Increased VO2 and exercise endurance Feb 2011
  7. Indoor athletes especially need vitamin D
  8. Professional indoor athletes are starting to take vitamin D and/or use UV beds
  9. Olympic athletes have used UV/vitamin D since the 1930's
  10. The biggest gain from the use of vitamin D is by those who exercise less than 2 hours per day.
  11. Reduced muscle fatigue with 10,000 IU vitamin D daily
  12. Muscle strength improved when vitamin D added: 3 Meta-analysis
  13. Reduced Concussions
    See also: Sports and Vitamin D category 261 items

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