B.Sc. Kinesiology & Psychology (double major), York University, 2005
M.Sc. Kinesiology, York University, 2008
Ph.D. Kinesiology, York University, 2012
Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Dept. of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 2013
Effects of exercise through the cancer continuum
Prehabilitation (pre-operative exercise interventions)
Exercise effects on bone mineral density
Watch video of Daniel Santa Mina and KPE colleagues Catherine Sabiston and Linda Trinh discuss their research into exercise oncology
Gupta, AA, Mitchell, L, Jones, J, Amin, L, Papadakos, J, Chang, E, Korenblum, C, Santa Mina, D, McCabe, L, and Giuliani, M. (2016) Re-imagining care for AYA cancer programs: Moving with the times. Cancer. 122(7): 1038-46.
Santa Mina, D, Petrella, A, Currie, KL, Bietola, K, Alibhai, SMH, Trachtenberg, J, Ritvo, P and Matthew, AG. Enablers and Barriers in Cancer Exercise Program Delivery: The Canadian Experience. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases. 22(6):374-384.
Alibhai, SMH, Santa Mina, D, Ritvo, P, Sabiston, C, Krahn, M, Tomlinson, G, Matthew, AG, Segal R, Warde, P, Durbano, S, O’Neill, M, Culos-Reed SN. (2015). A phase II RCT and economic analysis of three exercise delivery methods in men with prostate cancer on ADT. BMC Cancer 15(312):1-11.
Santa Mina, D, Scheede-Bergdahl, C, Gillis, C, Carli, F. (2015). Optimization of Surgical Outcomes with Prehabilitation.Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism, 40(9): 966-969.
Jiandani, D, Kuk, JL, Randhawa, A, Brown, RE, Alibhai, SMH, Hamilton, R, Matthew, AG, Santa Mina, D. (2015). A Systematic Review of the Effects of Bicycle Riding on Prostate-Specific Antigen. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, 18: 208-212.
Katz, J, Weinrib, A, Fashler, SR, Katznelzon, R, Shah, BR, Ladak, S, Jiang, J, Li, Q, McMillan, K, Santa Mina, D, The Transitional Pain Service: Development and Implementation of a Multidisciplinary Program to Prevent Chronic Postsurgical Pain. Journal of Pain Research. 8:695-702
Santa Mina, D, Au, D, Alibhai, SMH, Jamnicky, L, Faghani, N, Hilton, W, Stefanyk, LE, Ritvo,P, Jones, J, Elterman, D, Fleshner, NE, Finelli, A, Singal, RK, Trachtenberg, J, and Matthew, AG. (2015). A Randomized Pilot Trial of Conventional versus Advanced Pelvic Floor Exercises to Treat Urinary Incontinence after Radical Prostatectomy: A study protocol. BMC Urology. 15(94): 1-10.
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology - CSEP
- Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) 2006
- Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) instructor/examiner 2014
College of Kinesiologists of Ontario (Registered Kinesiologist - R.Kin) 2014
Osteoporosis Canada (Bonefit) 2010
Rocky Mountain Cancer Rehabilitation Centre (Cancer Exercise Specialist) 2009