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.
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).
Alexis King, MS
Hello everyone! My name is Alexis and I am excited for a great year with you all as we kick off my fourth year with LFP. I am a Ph.D. student in Dr. Wilund’s Renal & Cardiovascular Disease Research Lab. My research aim is to promote physical activity to enhance the quality of life and wellness in patients diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.
Master’s Student; Renal & Cardiovascular Disease Research Lab
Hello everyone! My name is Ashley, and I am a first-year 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. I am so excited for my first year as a graduate coordinator with LFP! I am originally from Hoopeston, and completed my bachelor’s at Indiana State University, so am thrilled to continue my education here!