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.
- Radar - 6-month telephone and print-material home-based intervention designed to increase physical activity participation for rural prostate cancer survivors
- Improving sexual health in men with prostate cancer: randomised controlled trial of exercise and psychosexual therapies
- Impact of the Cancer Council WA Life Now exercise program on quality of life, physical function and body composition in cancer survivors
News & events
World first trial in cancer patients with bone metastatic disease published.
Professor Galvão international guest speaker at the Centenary Congress.
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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