Apr 26, 2016
In particular, they looked at how quickly each participant could a short distance and rise from a chair five times to go and continued balance in increasingly challenging positions. Each participant was also put through a battery of tests assessing endurance and strength.. This study was part of the Health, Aging and Body Composition study initially designed And, although associations between body composition, long-term health conditions and mobility in older adults. Houston segment of the investigation, she studied 2788 seniors for 4 years. At baseline, they vitamin D status assessed by analyzing each person’s blood for 25 – hydroxyvitamin D, a precursor for activated vitamin D. At baseline and then 2 and 4 years later, the research team then determined whether circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D was related to the participants in physical function.
Will vitamin D research lead us to the Fountain of Youth? Probably not. How much vitamin how much vitamin D we get is likely important at any age and will help. Quality component of life as we enter our senior years Denise Houston , Rebecca Neiberg , Kyla Shea , Dorothy Hausman , Jane Cauley , Eleanor Simon Sick , and Dr. Stephen Kritchevsky were coauthors on this paper. Read the rest of this entry »