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.
- Exercise training to improve physical functioning and exercise adoption in lung cancer survivors: A randomized controlled trial
- Promoting physical activity to improve the outcome of depression in later life (Activedep)
- Whole-body vibration treatment in prostate cancer survivors on androgen suppression therapy
News & events
Professor Galvão highlights the past 10 years research on exercise and prostate cancer at ECU.
ECU Health and Wellness Institute’s Dr Carolyn McIntyre will lead a three-year study in effectiveness of exercise improving the lives of people living with the deadly lung cancer mesothelioma.
Professors Galvão and Newton recently accepted the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia award for their team’s contribution to research and clinical services in supporting men with prostate cancer.
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