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Work-ready graduate gets the edge

Exercise and Sports Science graduate, Tom James-Wallace, secures a job after completing an internship with the WA Football Commission.

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Funding boost for new approaches to cancer treatment

Projects to improve the detection and treatment of cancer have received $334,000 from the Cancer Council.

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Exercise can improve cancer recovery and reduce health-care costs

Exercising before surgery not only improves patient outcomes, but can also help drive down the cost of healthcare. Dr Favil Singh explains how.

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Exercise eccentrically for possible brain boost

A novel way of exercising may help slow the onset of dementia.

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Is hi-lo milk really better for you?

The health benefits of low-fat dairy products compared to regular fat dairy have been called into question by a new ECU study.

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Why do my muscles ache the day after exercise?

It’s normal to experience muscle pain after exercising if it’s been a while since you were active or performed a certain movement, ECU's Professor Ken Nosaka looks at the facts.

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New ECU research has re-ignited the debate concerning the alcohol industry's role in reducing alcohol-related harms. https://flic.kr/p/4TzFw7. License at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0. Thumbnail

Industry-funded DrinkWise under the microscope

New ECU research has re-ignited the debate concerning the alcohol industry’s role in reducing alcohol-related harms.

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Top 5 things to do at ECU’s South West Open Day

Cool courses, mind reading and Matrix-style bullet time are all part of the South West Open Day in Bunbury.

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Alzheimer’s – can we prevent it?

To suggest that diet and a lack of exercise could be linked to Alzheimer’s disease was a controversial idea 20 years ago. But as ABC TV’s Catalyst finds, Professor Ralph Martins’ hypothesis is now key to preventing the disease.

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Do you remember the Megalab This #ThrowbackThursday shows the e-Lab on our Mount Lawley Campus in 2003. The space is now a Visual Arts studio for our …

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Great ABC News story about the Trials Tribulations and TRIUMPHS of our 2016 Edith Cowan University Racing team! Short version: one car built from…

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