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Higher vitamin D levels may be associated with higher levels of sunlight exposure and higher intake of vitamin D by diet

Authors Muratli S, Tufan F, Bahat G, Karan MA

Received 28 May 2016

Accepted for publication 1 June 2016

Published 17 August 2016 Volume 2016:11 Pages 1107—1109

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/CIA.S113748

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Richard Walker

Sevilay Muratli, Fatih Tufan, Gulistan Bahat, Mehmet Akif Karan

Department of Geriatrics, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

We read the article by Al-Eisa et al1 entitled “Correlation between vitamin D levels and muscle fatigue risk factors based on physical activity in healthy older adults,” regarding an important subject – the association among vitamin D deficiency, physical activity, and muscle fatigue; the findings of this study indicate that increased physical activity is associated with higher vitamin D levels and less fatigue. We would like to comment on this well-designed and performed study. 

View the original paper by Al-Eisa and colleagues.

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