The Lifetime Fitness Program is currently managed by Director Dr. Ken Wilund and graduate coordinators in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, as well as a dedicated team of undergraduate exercise leaders.


wilundKenneth Wilund, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
College of Applied Health Sciences
Phone: 217.265.6755
Fax: 217.244.7322
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Professor Wilund’s area of interest is exercise science. The focus of his research is to investigate the efficacy of lifestyle modifications (exercise and dietary factors) on co-morbidities associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD).


Sarah Silva, BS

Master’s Student; Kinesiology                                            

I am a first year Masters student, born and raised on the big island of Hawaii, where I received my undergraduate degree in Kinesiology & Exercise Science. I am also certified as a personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine. I’m looking forward to getting to know everyone and being a new addition to the Lifetime Fitness Program!

Brett Burrows, MS
PhD Student, Kinesiology

I’m a graduate Coordinator of LFP. I’ve previously taught Exercise Science at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania and worked as a Strength Coach fro the Washington Nationals. My wife and I recently moved to Illinois from Pennsylvania and we just welcomed our first son (Jameson). My hobbies are cooking, golfing, skiing and enjoying the outdoors.