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Result of 5 years of Vitamin D given to athletes in a high school: $60 million in scholarships, almost zero concussions, etc. - June 2016

Over 85 football players and almost 100 total student athletes from MLK on the vitamin D nutrition program have received college athletic scholarships over the past 5 years. In addition, they are dominating in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in football and track. The SEC is the most competitive conference in college sports.”

Football WITHOUT Vitamin D – 2010 Season = 5 Concussions

Football WITH Vitamin D – 2011 Season
0 Concussions
Almost 100% reduction in injuries
Ranked 3rd in the State’s 5-A Div

2014: Over the past 3 Seasons they have a record of 30-6

2012-2014: 64 students received football Scholarships

See also VitaminDWiki

Overview Sports and vitamin D has the following summary
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
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