Edith Cowan University’s Exercise Medicine Research 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 Health Clinic
The Vario Health 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.
ECU Survey Research Centre
The ECU Survey Research Centre (ECU-SRC) is a state of the art facility, located on ECU’s Joondalup Campus. ECU-SRC conducts high quality research through survey data collection for major governmental organisations.
The Exercise Medicine Research 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
- A Phase III clinic trial of exercise modalities on treatment side-effects in men receiving therapy for prostate cancer
- Health and lifestyle characteristics and associated health related outcomes in Western Australians between 2003 and 2010
News & events
Exercise Medicine Research Institute Co-director Professor Rob Newton, fellow staff and research participants attended the PCFA fund raising BBQ in Perth’s city centre recently.
Exercise Medicine Research Institute's Dr Nicolas Hart has been awarded best paper at the prestigious Prostate Cancer World Congress.
Edith Cowan University researchers are investigating if the growth of cancerous metastatic bone tumours can be slowed by providing targeted exercise directly to tumour sites.
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