Elena Volpi, MD, PhD

  • 9839 Citations
  • 53 h-Index
1992 …2023
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Research interests

Physical functioning and sarcopenia in older adults; Protein metabolism; Muscle metabolism in type 2 diabetes; Exercise and nutritional regulation of muscle growth; Sex/gender disparities in metabolism; Ethnic/racial disparities in metabolismnbsp;

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Projects 2008 2023

Research Output 1992 2019

  • 9839 Citations
  • 53 h-Index
  • 132 Article
  • 4 Chapter
  • 2 Review article

Functional Improvements Utilizing the Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB) in the Elderly after Epidural Steroid Injections

Przkora, R., Kinsky, M., Fisher, S., Babl, C., Heyde, C. E., Vasilopoulos, T., Kaye, A. D. & Volpi, E., Feb 1 2019, In : Current Pain and Headache Reports. 23, 2, 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Epidural Injections
Pathologic Constriction
Pain Clinics
Diabetic Neuropathies
Tricyclic Antidepressive Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Confidence Intervals
3 Citations (Scopus)
Randomized Controlled Trials

Is leucine content in dietary protein the key to muscle preservation in older women?

Volpi, E., Feb 1 2018, In : The American journal of clinical nutrition. 107, 2, p. 143-144 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dietary Proteins
5 Citations (Scopus)

Muscle protein anabolic resistance to essential amino acids does not occur in healthy older adults before or after resistance exercise training

Moro, T., Brightwell, C. R., Deer, R., Graber, T., Galvan, E., Fry, C., Volpi, E. & Rasmussen, B., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Nutrition. 148, 6, p. 900-909 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Essential Amino Acids
Resistance Training
Muscle Proteins