Health and Wellness Institute
Edith Cowan University’s Health and Wellness Institute is a cross-disciplinary alliance of research centres and expertise with extensive national and international linkages. It is the first institute of its kind at an Australian University bringing together an expert team of researchers committed to improving community health and wellbeing. In partnership with national and international networks, it enhances collaboration and promotes a holistic approach to health and lifestyle.
Vario Wellness Clinic
The Vario Wellness Clinic is the commercial entity of the Institute and it delivers best practice, evidence-based wellness programs and integrated consulting and assessment services to the community.
The ECU Health and Wellness Institute has an active research program. This ongoing research will further support the community.
- Promoting physical activity to improve the outcome of depression in later life (Activedep)
- Exercise training to improve physical functioning and exercise adoption in lung cancer survivors: A randomized controlled trial
- A Phase III clinic trial of exercise modalities on treatment side-effects in men receiving therapy for prostate cancer
News & events
Carolyn McIntyre will investigate if exercise can improve the lives of people living with the deadly lung cancer mesothelioma after securing a Cancer Council of WA Fellowship.
Movember funding for Institute to develop exercise support program for men with prostate cancer.
ECU Health and Wellness Institute has been selected from 37 international teams to participate in a 5-year trial.
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