Tessa Philip | Registered Kinesiologist

BSc (Kin)

Registered Kinesiologist

Tessa has been a part of the Back in Action family for the past 6 years.   She currently practices out of the Oakville location.  

A graduate from the University of Waterloo, Tessa has a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Psychology. She is also a registered member of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. As a Registered Kinesiologist and Certified Exercise Physiologist, Tessa specializes in the assessment and enhancement of human movement and performance.   

Areas of Interest:

Tessa has had the opportunity to work in both the public and private sectors in the areas of community health, rehabilitation and public service. She brings experience in cross fit training, exercise programming as well as cardiac and cancer rehabilitation.

Through exercise prescription and management, Tessa aims to help people achieve  improvements in health, fitness and performance.


Tessa has had the opportunity to spend time with the Ontario Police College physically training police recruits for physical readiness and volunteering on a medical mission in Costa Rica gaining experience in tropical medicine and pharmacology while providing medical triage to remote impoverished areas.