Rick A Elstein, Svein Faret, John J Gazzo: Sports technique and reaction training system. Innovating Training Products, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, October 27, 1987: US04702475 (367 worldwide citation)

A system for technique and accelerated reaction training of a person by a training program in which an array of lights is positioned visibly in front of the person, with each light signifying a different particular movement pattern to be executed by the person in a given amount of time. A control sy ...

Jerry R Williams: Athletic evaluation and training apparatus. Harald Phillip, Don J Flickinger, Jordan M Meschkow, February 24, 1987: US04645458 (366 worldwide citation)

This relates to a method and apparatus for testing and enhancing a football player's ability to quickly react to visual stimuli. When the player leaves a starting position, first and second timers begin counting. When the player reaches a first reaction point, the first counter is stopped thus conta ...

Theodore L Brann: Training and safety device, system and method to aid in proper movement during physical activity. Locke Liddell & Sapp, May 9, 2000: US06059576 (325 worldwide citation)

An electronic device, system and method to monitor and train an individual on proper motion during physical movement. The system employs an electronic device which tracks and monitors an individual's motion through the use of an accelerometer capable of measuring parameters associated with the indiv ...

Boris Hosseinzadeh Dolkhani, Wolfgang Schiller, Marc Rummel: Method and portable training device for optimizing a training. Boris Hosseinzadeh Dolkhani, Wolfgang Schiller, Fredy Osterberger, Eugene Stephens & Associates, April 6, 2004: US06716139 (223 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a portable training device for optimizing a training comprising a sound playback means, a microprocessor, and a means for detecting parameters inherent to the body of the user, said detecting means being connected with the microprocessor for data communication. The tra ...

Terry Wherlock: Big game fish training and exercise device and method. Wagner & Middlebrook, August 2, 1994: US05334027 (219 worldwide citation)

A simulator that imitates the fighting action of a hooked fish such that it takes line at varying speeds and torques, or at a fixed speed or torque. The simulator can be used for training, exercising of the angler or testing of components of the tackle such as the rod, reel, rollers and line. Contro ...

Gil J G Daver: System used for real time acquistion of data pertaining to persons in motion. Moore & Hansen, May 7, 1996: US05513854 (166 worldwide citation)

This system, used to acquire and process in real time data pertaining to the position and/or physical performances of one or several persons in motion on a field, in particular athletes in motion on a game field, includes:

Arthur H Kaufman: Exercise device with audible electronic monitor. Talking Counter, Adams & Wilks, January 12, 1999: US05857939 (157 worldwide citation)

An electronic exercise monitor for monitoring the repetitive performance of an exercise comprises a switch having a contact member connected to a displaceable member of the exercise equipment, the switch being responsive to the reciprocal motion of a displaceable member of an exercise device to outp ...

John A Carlin: Reaction time and force feedback system. Dorr Carson Sloan & Peterson, August 9, 1988: US04763284 (153 worldwide citation)

An improved reaction time and force feedback system including a first portable housing for placement on the limb of a sporting participant for detecting the time and magnitude of force incurred by the limb during a sporting activity. A second portable housing is located on the body of the participan ...

Emilio Bizzi, Ferdinando A Mussa Ivaldi, Reza Shadmehr: System for human trajectory learning in virtual environments. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, December 8, 1998: US05846086 (151 worldwide citation)

In an apparatus and method for teaching motor skills to a human subject, learning by a student is based upon imitation of a teacher's motion. The teacher's motion is sensed by a motion sensing device, is digitized by a computer, and is then recorded in memory. The computer generates a virtual image ...

Noel C Perkins: Electronic measurement of the motion of a moving body of sports equipment. Noel C Perkins, Young & Basile P C, April 4, 2006: US07021140 (144 worldwide citation)

An application of rate gyros and accelerometers allows electronic measurement of the motion of a rigid or semi-rigid body, such as a body associated with sporting equipment including a fly rod during casting, a baseball bat, a tennis racquet or a golf club during swinging. For instance, data can be ...