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Table 2 Vitamin D in vitro, in vivo and intervention studies on recovery

From: Plausible ergogenic effects of vitamin D on athletic performance and recovery

Author Reference# Population Subjects/Specimens Type of Study Intervention Duration Results
Garcia et al. 2013 [48] Human - Ex Vivo Human Myoblasts In Vitro C2C12 Myoblasts treated with 100 nM of 1,25-D3 or Placebo 1, 4, and 10 Days ↑ in Myogenic Differentiation & Proliferation
Garcia et al. 2011 [49] Human - Ex Vivo Human Myoblasts In Vitro C2C12 Myoblasts treated with 100 nM of 1,25- D3 or Placebo 1, 3, 4, 7, and 10 Days Down-regulation of Myostatin
Stratos et al. 2013 [50] Rat Model 56 Male Wistar Rats Intervention - In Vivo High Dose Group: 332,000 Ill/kg Low Dose Group: 33,200 lU/kg- Regeneration of Crushed Soleus Muscle 42 Days High vs Low: (1) ↓ in Apoptosis (2) ↑ in Cellular Matrix Proteins (3) ↑ Tectonic Force Production (4) Enhanced Recovery
Barker et al. 2013 [52] Healthy & Active Males 28 Mode rat ly Active (30-min of exercise 3xWeek) Males (Vitamin D Group Age =30 ± 6, N = 14); (Placebo Group Age =31 ± 5, N = 14) Intervention - RCT - Placebo + Double Blind 10 sets of 10reps of peak isometric force jumps 4000 IU of Vitamin D3 or Placebo/Day 28 Days Vitamin D vs Placebo: (1) ↓ ALT and AST(2) Less of a ↓ in peak power output