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Table 1 Subject characteristics and main effect of calcifediol supplementation

From: No effect of 25-hydroxyvitamin D supplementation on the skeletal muscle transcriptome in vitamin D deficient frail older adults

  Placebo - Pre Placebo - Post 25(OH)D - Pre 25(OH)D - Post
N 12   10  
Gender (M / F) 6 / 6 6 / 4
Age (years) 74.1 ± 5.8 71.8 ± 5.7
BMI (kg/m2) 27.2 ± 4.0 28.0 ± 4.0
Weight (kg) 76.2 ± 14.0 80.7 ± 14.9
Body Fat (%) 32.1 ± 6.9 31.3 ± 6.6 32.5 ± 7.8 32.4 ± 7.8
Total 25(OH)D3 (nmol / L) 37.5 ± 11.9 43.8 ± 14.1 34.1 ± 9.3 87.3 ± 20.6
24,25(OH2)D3 (nmol / L) 1.9 ± 0.8 2.7 ± 1.5 1.8 ± 0.7 8.0 ± 3.7
BioDex Leg Extension Peak Torque (Nm) 129.7 ± 48.9 133.6 ± 64.1 145.9 ± 50.3 157.2 ± 56.1
BioDex Leg Flexion Peak Torque (Nm) 57.0 ± 29.9 55.2 ± 35.0 64.8 ± 22.5 70.0 ± 23.6
  1. Values are means ± SDs