How many athletes have low vitamin D levels?

“Vitamin D supplementation, that’s just for people with weak bones!” Is this true? Vitamin D is more than this, as low vitamin D levels have been linked to depression, cognitive decline, poor bone health, and decreased neuromuscular function, so it’s pretty important but how many athletes have low vitamin D levels?

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  • Farrokhyar, Forough, et al. “Prevalence of vitamin D inadequacy in athletes: a systematic-review and meta-analysis.” Sports medicine 45.3 (2015): 365-378.

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