PTH and Calcium Responses to Exercise.
The PACE Study Experiment 1 is looking for healthy women and men aged 18 to 45 years who are recreational cyclists. Experiment 1 will determine whether the amount of calcium lost through sweating during exercise affects the decrease in blood calcium and the release of calcium from bone.(COMIRB protocol #12-0767).
The PACE Study Experiment 2 is looking for healthy men aged 18 to 45 years who are recreational cyclists. Experiment 2 Pilot will determine whether preventing calcium loss during exercise prevents increases in a hormone that regulates bone metabolism.(COMIRB protocol #12-0767).