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Overview

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.

Research activities

The Exercise Medicine Research Institute has an active research program. This ongoing research will further support the community.

News & events

Exercise Physiologists testing cancer patient in treatment room Thumbnail

Targeted exercise helps fight cancer

ABC Catalyst meets a group of cancer patients who are experiencing extraordinary benefits from prescribed targeted exercise programs.

Cailyn Rogers - Research Coordinator at ECU, Ian Manners - Comkal.net & Mannkal Foundation, and Professor Rob Newton - Associate Dean, Medical and Exercise Sciences at ECU. Thumbnail

Fixing the ‘Unfixable’

NeuroCom Balance Master: state-of-the-art equipment back in use.

ECU Health & Wellness Institute clients volunteering at the PCFA Big Aussie Barbie. Thumbnail

Exercise Medicine Research Institute supporting Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia

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.

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