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Title: Vitamin D status and implications for muscle function in health & disease
Author: Carson, Emma Louisa
Awarding Body: Ulster University
Current Institution: Ulster University
Date of Award: 2016
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Vitamin D has been postulated to play a role in skeletal muscle mass and function, albeit the majority of studies investigating this link have focused on older individuals (>65 years); an age group known to be at risk of compromised muscle function. This thesis aimed to investigate the interaction between vitamin D and muscle function in additional age- and disease- specific populations with known adverse muscle function, focusing on seasonality.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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