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Robert Jarvik: Virtual reality exercise machine and computer controlled video system. November 26, 1996: US05577981 (518 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to computer controlled exercise machines and provides the user with a wide variety of interactive exercise options controlled by software. A virtual reality hybrid of virtual and real environments is provided which permits the user to perform significant physical exertion by a ...


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Mieko Ohsuga, Futomi Shimono, Masahiro Kimura, Mitsuo Maeda, Isao Mizukura: Physical exercise system having a virtual reality environment controlled by a user's movement. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, June 12, 2001: US06244987 (163 worldwide citation)

A wellness system comprises an exercise load providing unit for providing a load of a physical exercise for a user, and for measuring a movement of the user who is doing the physical exercise, a virtual reality environment providing unit for providing the user with a virtual reality environment that ...


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Evans James W: Swing measurement system and method employing simultaneous multi-swing display. Duckworth Hobby & Allen, February 19, 1974: US3792863 (147 worldwide citation)

A system and method for measuring at least one element of motion of the swing of an athletic implement, in which electrical signals from torque, strain and flex gauges in the implement representative of successive swings are sequentially stored and then at least two signals of successive swings of o ...


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Evans James W: Swing measurement system. Athletic Swing Measurement, Duckworth Hobby & Allen, January 29, 1974: US3788647 (127 worldwide citation)

A swing measurement system for measuring characteristics of the swing of an athlete's arm, bat, club or for orthopedic and medical measurements of the movement of an individual's limbs. A transmitter is utilized for transmitting predetermined frequency to a passive repeater circuit where the receive ...


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Dane P Brewer, Curt G Bingham: Remote exercise control system. Icon Health & Fitness, Trask Britt & Rossa, July 8, 1997: US05645509 (114 worldwide citation)

An exercise system is comprised of an exercise machine, an external source of input signals, a control console and a display. The control console is associated with the exercise machine having an adjustment structure for a moveable member such as an endless belt on a powered treadmill or the pedals ...


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Evans James W: Swing measurement and display system for athletic implements. Athletic Swing Measurement, Duckworth Hobby & Allen, April 23, 1974: US3806131 (107 worldwide citation)

A system and method for measuring at least one element of motion, e.g, torque, of a moving member and visually displaying the element as a series of bars each at a discrete time interval during movement. The slope of each bar is relative to the magnitude of the element during the corresponding time ...


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Peter J Edinburg, Frank S Fountain, William G Johanson: Reward granting exercise machine. Edward J Kaliski, October 10, 1995: US05456648 (102 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for exercise in which a preselected work input to an exercise machine that is associated with an award-granting switch triggers a reward. The input can be a particular rate of work as measured by rotational speed or linear motion or a summation of the time during which a thresho ...


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Alyfuku Kiyoshi, Hiruta Yoshiki: Networked health care and monitoring system.. Toto, September 8, 1993: EP0558975-A1 (97 worldwide citation)

A networked health care and monitoring system (10) capable of providing an updated reliable vital information on the health condition of individuals includes measuring devices (39) associated with a household appliance such as a toilet system (12,31) and adapted to monitor the vital information pass ...


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Flavell Evan R: Proportioned resistance exercise servo system. Owen Wickersham & Erickson, November 19, 1974: US3848467 (94 worldwide citation)

A proportional resistance exercise servo device. User interfacng means is connected to a drive shaft so that the user applies force to said drive shaft and vice versa. The device applies braking force to the drive shaft as it is rotated in a first direction by user-exerted force on the interfacing m ...