Ms. Natasha Cinanni
Research Coordinator
613-737-7600 x 4005

Degrees and Certifications

  • Bsc Human Kinetics
  • Registered Kinesiologist
  • Practicing member of BATD
  • Advanced Exercise Prescription
  • Certified Associate Teacher (tap, jazz, hip hop, stage, modern)

Research Interests

  • Physical activity promotion with clinical population
  • Community Health
  • Motivation and Goal Setting

Projects in Progress

  • Life and Health for Young Children with Congenital Heart Defects
  • Physical Activity Toolkit
  • Access ON
  • Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy


Natasha Cinanni graduated from University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Science with honours in Human Kinetics. Since then she has been an active member of rehab and physical activity in her community. As a certified Kinesiologist, she enjoys creating personalized programs for injured individuals based on their rehabilitation needs, as well as providing education on muscles surrounding injured areas and their functional purpose. With her growing interest in physical activity promotion, Natasha now enjoys completing assessments and working to find healthy lifestyles for children with heart defects. With her love for children and physical activity, Natasha passionately works on the Toddler Study here at CHEO. Working under the supervision of Pat Longmuir, she helps with an array of projects: Access ON, CHEO Physically Literacy, Fearless, Putting PL, Exercise Counselling, ReACH, CSEP GAQ, Teen Cardiac, etc. Through the British Association of Teachers of Dancing, Natasha has completed her Associate Teachers Certification in tap, jazz, modern, stage and hip hop. Natasha continues to be an active member of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing by attending dance classes and teaching at Cumbrae School of Dance. She has been able to use all these acquired skills for several years to continuously aid in her extensive experience in community health, raising awareness to increase physical activity, and active rehabilitation.