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.
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.
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.
The Exercise Medicine Research Institute has an active research program. This ongoing research will further support the community.
Exercise Medicine Research Institute’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dr Nic Hart, is featured on the Movember Foundation website. The article brings awareness to World Cancer Day on 4th February and showcases exercise and cancer research helping men affected with prostate cancer to feel better, move better and live longer.
ABC Catalyst meets a group of cancer patients who are experiencing extraordinary benefits from prescribed targeted exercise programs.