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.
- Health and lifestyle characteristics and associated health related outcomes in Western Australians between 2003 and 2010
- Safety and efficacy of resistance exercise with and without compression garments in women with breast cancer related lymphoedema
- Physical activity behaviours and attitudes in women with breast cancer
News & events
Collaborating with Perth hospitals to investigate the role of exercise in counteracting sexual dysfunction following prostate cancer.
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.
See more news | RSS