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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Comparison of Exercise Mode on Disruptions in Calcium Homeostasis
Principal Investigator:

Sarah Wherry

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $29,108
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Endurance exercise is frequently recommended as a means to reduce the risk of cardiometabolic diseases and to reduce the risk of osteoporotic fracture. However, bone does not always adapt in the way that would be expected, and there is evidence that endurance exercise may lead to bone loss under certain conditions. It is our contention that disruptions in calcium homeostasis during exercise, resulting in decreases in serum ionized calcium (iCa) and increases in parathyroid hormone (PTH) and c-te...

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