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.
Survey Research Centre
The Survey Research Centre (SRC) is a state of the art facility, located on ECU’s Joondalup Campus. SRC conducts high quality research through survey data collection for major governmental organisations.
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
- Whole-body vibration treatment in prostate cancer survivors on androgen suppression therapy
- Efficacy of an exercise program on cancer related fatigue in breast cancer patients undergoing radical radiotherapy
News & events
ECU’s Health and Wellness Co-director Professor Rob Newton, fellow staff members and research participants attended the PCFA fund raising BBQ in Perth’s city centre recently.
ECU Health and Wellness’ 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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