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ea0032p141 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2013

Does vitamin D status predict handgrip strength in young adult women?

Sahin Ibrahim , Sezgin Salih , Keskin Lezzan , Taskapan Cagatay , Yavuz Dilek , Felek Selma Aydin , Karaca Zuhal , Taskapan Hulya

Introduction: Increasing evidence suggesting an integral role of vitamin D in skeletal muscle function. The relationship between muscle strength and vitamin D status has been investigated to some degree in older populations, however there has been very little research in younger adult women. This study aims to measure the effects of vitamin D on handgrip strength in young adult women.Method: A total of 141 healthy women with mean age of 33.8±6.8 wer...