Dance With Vitamin D

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We have previously written about the benefits of vitamin D on muscle strength.  A new study supports those findings and shows that it might also help with injury prevention.

Ballet dancers were divided into a control group and a group given either 2000 IU of vitamin D for four months.  At the end of the study, those getting the vitamin D had significant increases in strength and vertical jump.  

They also found that during the study, the vitamin D group had fewer injuries than the control group.

J Sci Med Sport. 2013

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