Once-weekly dose of 8400 IU vitamin D(3) compared with placebo: effects on neuromuscular function and tolerability in older adults with vitamin D insufficiency

P.T.A.M. Lips, N. Binkley, M. Pfeifer, R. Recker, S. Samanta, D.A. Cohn, J. Chandler, E. Rosenberg, D.A. Papanicolaou

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Background: Vitamin D insufficiency, which is prevalent in older individuals, is associated with bone and muscle weakness and falls. Objective: We examined the effects of a weekly dose of 8400 IU vitamin D
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)985-991
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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