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.
- Improving sexual health in men with prostate cancer: randomised controlled trial of exercise and psychosexual therapies
- The feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a distance-based physical activity intervention for rural lung survivors
- Efficacy of an exercise program on cancer related fatigue in breast cancer patients undergoing radical radiotherapy
News & events
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.
The positive benefits from the Institute's significant research program were highlighted in a recent Channel 9 Perth News interview.
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