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Malcolm L Bond, Philip T Dempster: Method for diagnosis and/or training of proprioceptor feedback capabilities in a muscle and joint system of a human patient. Loredan Biomedical, Townsend and Townsend, January 7, 1992: US05078152 (287 worldwide citation)

A method for diagnosis and/or training of proprioceptor feedback capabilities of a muscle and joint system of a human patient using an exercise system having a patient attachment device and an arrangement for controlling parameters of an exercise movement in response to a control signal derived from ...


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Glen Mangseth, Albert J Lovas, Philip T Dempster: Apparatus for controlled exercise and diagnosis of human performance. Loredan Biomedical, Townsend and Townsend, February 16, 1993: US05186695 (238 worldwide citation)

Muscle exercise and diagnostic apparatus with an output shaft, a servo motor coupled in driving relation to the output shaft, and a support mechanism for mounting the output shaft and the servo motor in a selectable stationary position. A plurality of work simulation tools and coupling arrangements ...


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Jeffrey T Prince, Robert L Rawls, Philip T Dempster, Jody Ono: Exercise and diagnostic apparatus and method. Loredan Biomedical, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, September 20, 1994: US05348519 (53 worldwide citation)

A horizontal support arm is mounted for upward and downward movement on a vertical support column. An interface unit having an actual mass value is disposed on a free end of the horizontal support arm and is adapted to be grasped and lifted by a human subject. A simulated mass value independent of s ...


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Roy R Simonson, Craig R Thompson, Glen R Mangseth: Weight machine. Loredan Biomedical, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, November 23, 1993: US05263914 (50 worldwide citation)

A first end of a lever pivots about a fixed axis as a second end is raised and lowered by the user. A carriage is disposed on the lever and is designed to travel the length of the lever between the first and second ends. A belt is coupled to a weight and to the carriage through a series of pulleys. ...


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Gary L Engle: Method and apparatus for analyzing a body having a marker located thereon. Loredan Biomedical, Townsend and Townsend, December 10, 1991: US05072294 (47 worldwide citation)

A video motion analysis system wherein a camera converts an image of a body having illuminated markers placed thereon into a plurality of image frames. Each image frame comprises a plurality of image lines, and each image line comprises a plurality of pixels. An image preprocessor receives the plura ...


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Malcolm L Bond, Phlip T Dempster: Exercise and diagnostic system and method. Loredan Biomedical, Lowell C Bergstedt, December 26, 1989: US04889108 (43 worldwide citation)

A muscle exercise and diagnostic system which includes a lever arm, a mounting arrangement for mounting the lever arm for rotation about a fixed axis, and a connecting arrangement for connecting a selected portion of the human body to the lever arm for rotation about a selected anatomical axis of ro ...


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Stephen Westing, Glen R Mangseth: Linear tracking programmable exerciser. Loredan Biomedical, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, May 24, 1994: US05314390 (27 worldwide citation)

A programmable limb exerciser wherein pedal motion is linear and the user may select isotonic, isokinetic or isoacceleration modes. The limbs may be exercised individually, reciprocally or in tandem. The exerciser can be readily re-oriented from a horizontal to vertical position for exercise of uppe ...


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Philip T Dempster, Joe Forma, Gary Engle, Fredrick Luffman: Position-based motion controller. Loredan Biomedical, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, September 14, 1993: US05244441 (27 worldwide citation)

An isokinetic exercise system includes an active exercise resistance unit and a computer controller. The active exercise resistance unit includes a lever arm assembly attached to a motor, and a patient attachment cuff is slidingly mounted to the lever arm assembly. A potentiometer is used to determi ...


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Malcolm L Bond, Philip T Dempster: Exercise diagnostic system and method. Loredan Biomedical, Lowell C Bergstedt, March 6, 1990: US04905676 (19 worldwide citation)

A muscle exercise and diagnostic system which includes a lever arm, a mounting arrangement for mounting the lever arm for rotation about a fixed axis, and a connecting arrangement for connecting a selected portion of the human body to the lever arm for rotation with the lever arm about a selected an ...


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Jeffrey T Prince, Glen R Mangseth, Malcolm L Bond, John Bouwman, Philip T Dempster: Linear tracking isokinetic exerciser. Loredan Biomedical, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, July 19, 1994: US05330397 (9 worldwide citation)

A recumbent bilateral reciprocal isokinetic leg exerciser wherein first and second reciprocating members are slidingly coupled to a linear track so that they move with linear bilateral reciprocal motion. Both reciprocating members are coupled to associated hydraulic cylinders so that hydraulic fluid ...