Using an active learning approach, Total Fitness and Wellness, Brief, Second Edition gives students a solid foundation in fitness and lifetime wellness, while teaching them how to make healthy behavioral changes and lifestyle choices. The Second Edition includes the latest research in exercise science and expanded coverage of wellness throughout the book. This streamlined presentation provides the perfect solution to 1-2 credit fitness and wellness courses. Scott Powers and Stephen Dodd are award-winning instructors who bring their expertise in exercise physiology to the text. In addition, new author Virginia Noland brings her expertise in health, wellness, and behavior change to this edition of the text. The authors address important issues such as nutrition, cardiovascular health and disease prevention, and stress management. Updated coverage in the Second Edition includes topics that are of interest to todays students, such as popular health fads, like low-carb diets, alternative medicine, and developing effective time-management skills. An expanded media package features new activities on the Companion Website to help students understand, plan, and implement their own fitness and wellness program, and MyHealthLab, which provides all the necessary resources for fitness and wellness including an interactive e-book - in one convenient place.Powers, Scott K. is the author of 'Total Fitness And Wellness' with ISBN 9780805379488 and ISBN 0805379487.