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Maternal antenatal vitamin D status and offspring muscle development: findings from the Southampton Women's Survey.

Abstract:

CONTEXT: Maternal 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] status in pregnancy has been associated with offspring bone development and adiposity. Vitamin D has also been implicated in postnatal muscle function, but little is known about a role for antenatal 25(OH)D exposure in programming muscle development. OBJECTIVE: We investigated the associations between maternal plasma 25(OH)D status at 34 weeks of gestation and offspring lean mass and muscle strength at 4 years of age. DESIGN AND SETTING: We stud...

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10.1210/jc.2013-3241

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Harvey, NC More by this author
Davies, JH More by this author
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Journal:
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
99
Issue:
1
Pages:
330-337
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1945-7197
ISSN:
0021-972X
URN:
uuid:f3177466-32ad-43c2-ba3d-63d7c7c647ca
Source identifiers:
436105
Local pid:
pubs:436105

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