Serena Tam, Registered Kinesiologist
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Vancouver)
Saturday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm (Vancouver)
Bachelor of Kinesiology (BKin) – University of British Columbia
BCAK Registered Kinesiologist
Serena’s involvement with coaching and playing team sports throughout her life piqued her interest towards a career in kinesiology and exercise therapy. Serena has work and volunteer experience with several populations including amateur youth athletes and individuals with developmental disabilities. When not in the clinic, she spends her time playing ultimate, hiking and tackling her latest DIY craft project.
Serena also speaks Cantonese.
Can you tell us one interesting fact about you?
One interesting fact about me is that I represented Canada at the World Under 24 Championships for ultimate frisbee in Perth, Australia.
Do you have an area of specialization or interest?
Currently I don’t have any special interests in a particular part of kinesiology; but I’ve worked with a lot of youth athletes, just from coaching so maybe in the future I would hope to work with more of that population.
I chose kinesiology because I’m pretty active and I’ve been pretty active my whole life, but at that time when I was a kid I didn’t know I could make a career out of it. Along the road I discovered kinesiology and I wanted to help people get moving and active, promoting that kind of lifestyle.
What’s one piece of advice you’d give to a new patient?
Have fun! A lot of times people are struggling a lot with their injuries and they forget how awesome it is to be able to move pain-free. The therapists here at Westcoast SCI are with you to get you back to that state where you’re having fun, moving and living your life.