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.


Kenneth 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).


Ashley Morgan
Master’s Student;
Renal & Cardiovascular Disease Research Lab


Hello everyone! My name is Ashley, and I am a master’s student in Dr. Wilund’s Renal & Cardiovascular Disease Research Lab at UIUC. My research looks at the effect that exercise has on patients with chronic kidney disease. This is my second year as the LFP Coordinator and I’m so lucky to call this “work”! I am originally from Hoopeston, and completed my bachelor’s at Indiana State University in Exercise Science. Looking forward to another great year with LFP!



Cait Egan

Hi everyone! My name is Cait Egan and I am a junior in the kinesiology program with a minor in music. I hope to eventually be a physical therapist with a focus in neurology. I’m from Oak Park, Illinois which is the first suburb outside of Chicago. I am a certified personal trainer currently working for campus recreation. Fitness is a huge part of my life and I love sharing it with others! You can catch me teaching stretch and strength on Mondays and balance on Wednesdays. In my free time I love to sing and am the president of an a cappella group on campus called ‘No Comment’. Excited for the semester and I hope to see you in classes!

Citlalli Pino
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Hi everyone! My name is Citlalli Pino, but you can all call me Lalli! I just graduated with a Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Health Science with a concentration in Health & Aging. I hope to be a health and wellness coach as well as a pediatric physician assistant in the future!
In my free time I love to cook and bake, stay physically active, crochet, and sing! I’m currently the vocalist for the University of Illinois Concert Jazz Band in the jazz program and in addition to my health career, I also plan to pursue my musical career and perform in Chicago!