Document Type : Review Article


1 Department of Chamran, Farhagian university, Tehran,Iran

2 Department of Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training

3 Assistant Professor of Sport Physiology Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences Kharazmi university

4 Department of exercise physiology , faculty of physical education and sport sciences. Kharazmi University



Soccer studies can significantly affect improvement in each component. The research articles were searched for and selected from electronic databases, including Medline, Scopus, PubMed, web of science, and ScienceDirect. There were no filters applied to the soccer players’ level, race, or age to increase the power of the analysis. The length of the studies ranged from 6 weeks to 12 weeks. The literature search identified a total of (N=189) papers related to the topic, but only 4 articles had all the inclusion criteria. The participants included in the systematic review (N=124), who competed in professional or elite (N=64), and young players (N=60). The supplement dosage varied from study to study, ranging from 5000 to 6000 IU daily. and also, a paper with 200000 IU Single dosage. The mean concentration of four studies at baseline was 31.475 ng/mL. We found that there is a strong relation between VD deficiency and the reduction of male soccer players. There are significant negative correlations between the 25(OH)D concentration sprint times on the distances of 5 m, 10 m, and 30 m. there isn’t any relation between the level of VD serum concentration and aerobic capacity. there isn’t any relation between the level of VD serum concentration and aerobic capacity. The effect of VD supplementation on the physical performance of male soccer players should be examined in different soccer positions (like Right Midfielder or Winger) and, researchers should investigate the effect of VD status on the muscle strength of male soccer players.


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