Featuring 13 chapters of essential personal health content in a brief handbook format, and accompanied by 66 online, assignable health articles, "Personal Health: A Concise Guide", offers a truly innovative approach to teaching the personal health course. "Personal Health: A Concise Guide", was designed to highlight visual appeal, brevity, portability, and function while focusing on the essential topics in health that are most fundamental to overall wellness. The text covers the core principles and common language of personal health and distills content down into small, manageable portions. The focus on core content gives instructors more time for exploring special topics or issues during class sessions, supported by 66 articles assignable via Connect Personal Health. Together, the concise text and Connect give instructors ample opportunities to elicit and promote greater student engagement.