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Fired Up For Gold follows Ameia Wilson, a high school junior who aspires to be a track and field state champion. Born and raised in Danville, Illinois-a small city that has a heart of gold despite the ever-growing poverty and criminal activity-she contributes to the Danville High School Vikings track team, led by her idol B.J. Luke ( Coach ), former DHS '72 football player and Hall of Fame coach, and his childhood friend Debi Hosch ( Coach Hosch ), former DHS '74 cheerleader and teacher. As a returning All-American, expectations are set high for Ameia as she faces off against rivals, and attempts to be a good leader for the team. As the season progresses, she learns important lessons and finds out that she has more potential than she thought. Most importantly, she must constantly battle against her greatest challenge yet: herself.
Exercise interactions with green and blue spaces offer low-cost, non-invasive solutions to public health challenges-particularly around mental health and obesity-and issues around environmental sustainability. Physical Activity in Natural Settings brings together multi-disciplinary, international research on physical activity, health and the natural environment, offering evidence-based guidance on implementing nature-based solutions at individual, patient and population levels. Divided over four sections, the book assesses the current research landscape, explores the underlying psychological and physiological mechanisms of the benefits of green exercise, details applied examples of physical activity in natural settings, and suggests future directions for research and practice. It features contributions from experts from around the world and covers topics including: Self-determination, nature and wellbeing Visual cognition and multisensory stimuli Nature's role in growing resilience Physical education and nature Mindfulness and green exercise Positive psychology and pro-environmental behaviour Timely and prescient, and showcasing real-life examples of green exercise prescription, Physical Activity in Natural Settings is fascinating and important reading for any students or researchers in the psychology or physiology of physical activity and health, physical education or outdoor studies, and policy-makers and health professionals.