04869497 is referenced by 72 patents and cites 6 patents.

A computer controlled exercise machine in which the user selects an exercise mode and its profile by programming the computer. Signals are produced by the program to control a resistive force producing device. Sensors produce data signals corresponding to the force applied to the actuating member of the system, velocity of movement and angular position which are continuously sampled at a high rate by a microprocessor operating under control of the program. The sampled data values are used to update and display performance results for the exercise and to compute the values of other parameters and, in some exercise modes, to control the amount of the resistive force.

Title
Computer controlled exercise machine
Application Number
7/5035
Publication Number
4869497
Application Date
January 20, 1987
Publication Date
September 26, 1989
Inventor
Rodney E Schwartz
Tempe
AZ, US
Gary M Orman
Paradise Valley
AZ, US
Joseph W Lambright
Phoenix
AZ, US
Patricia B Orman
Paradise Valley
AZ, US
Todd M Johnson
Mesa
AZ, US
Gary D Stewart
Scottsdale
AZ, US
Agent
Darby & Darby
Assignee
Universal Gym Equipment
IA, US
IPC
A63B 23/00
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