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Phil Trotter Jr: Aerobic exercise floor system. Richard C Litman, April 11, 1989: US04819932 (268 worldwide citation)

A resilient wood floor for aerobic exercise. The boards of the floor are free to pivot in tongue and groove joints. The wood is laid on a foam pad which will always yield during ordinary human exercises. The boards are held together by spring clips which lengthen when a load is applied to the boards ...


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Craig K Poulton: Electronic exercise enhancer. Broadbent Hulse Pierce & Pate, December 30, 1997: US05702323 (262 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for providing stimuli to a user while sensing the performance and condition of the user may rely on a controller for programmably coordinating a tracking device and a sensory interface device. The tracking device may be equipped with sensors for sensing position, displacement, motion, d ...


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Jon N Leonard, Michael Bernstein: System and method for enabling the originator of an electronic mail message to preset an expiration time, date, and/or event, and to control and track processing or handling by all recipients. Poofaway com, Bacon & Thomas PLLC, April 13, 2004: US06721784 (259 worldwide citation)

An electronic mail system and method enables the originator of a message sent by electronic mail to select a date, time, or event at which the message and all incarnations of the message to self-destruct, regardless of the number and types of computers or software systems that may have interacted wi ...


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Philip S Abrams, Al Behar, Orna Behar, Scott A Brenneman, Lee W Frederiksen, Nicholas C Ide, Albert Jerome, Donald A Link, Dennis J Linnell, Marilyn J Pritchard, Hyam Singer, Gerald J Swisher, Catherine T Timmerman: Apparatus to control diet and weight using human behavior modification techniques. PICS, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, October 7, 1997: US05673691 (250 worldwide citation)

In the preferred embodiment, a hand-held computer prepares and monitors a goal-oriented weight, nutrition and exercise control program. Visual and audio prompts tell users when to eat and exercise, and provide suggestions for what to eat. The computer assists the user in setting safe goals for desir ...


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Ann Ewing Hardy, Norman Hardy, E Dean Tribble: Electronic authority server. Agorics, Steven F Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert Caserza, June 6, 2000: US06073242 (249 worldwide citation)

An electronic communication authority server that provides centralized key management, implementation of role-based enterprise policies and workflow and projection of corporate authorities over trusted networks. The authority server includes a key database that associates keys, signatures and indica ...


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Brian M Dugan: System and method for improving fitness equipment and exercise. Dugan & Dugan, September 7, 1999: US05947868 (248 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for exercise equipment and exercise is provided. One or more exercise monitors are attached to a piece of exercise equipment and/or an exerciser. During exercise, each exercise monitor measures a performance level of the exerciser and outputs a performance level signal to a vi ...


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J Jeffrey Richardson, Ted D Wade: Portable aerobic fitness monitor for walking and running. Living Systems, Jay R Beyer, Stephen C Shear, October 24, 2000: US06135951 (246 worldwide citation)

A personal fitness monitoring device and a method for assessing the fitness of an individual as the individual exercises includes using a pedometer to determine and output data representing the locomotion of the individual. A heart rate monitor determines and outputs data representing the heart rate ...


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H Benjamin Diaz, M Inez Genera: Personalized hand held calorie computer (ECC). March 30, 1999: US05890128 (240 worldwide citation)

A novel hand held individually customized interactive integrated circuit device for nutrition and exercise management. Featuring built in Random Access Memory (RAM) Storage of extensive food lists with associated caloric and fat contents. The device also incorporates RAM storage of exercises with as ...


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Michael Lubell, Stephen Marks: Health fitness monitor. Bruns and Wall, January 28, 1986: US04566461 (239 worldwide citation)

A heart rate monitor device suitable for use in monitoring aerobic exercise training, automatically calculates a fitness parameter for a subject by monitoring the subject's heart rate and pacing the subject through a submaximal exercise stress test protocol. A microprocessor in the device is fed dat ...


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Norman A Baker: Eccentrically loaded computerized positive/negative exercise machine. Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, June 5, 1990: US04930770 (237 worldwide citation)

A processor controlled eccentrically loaded exercise machine for providing a resisting or powering force which can be varied by position in order to carry out positive or negative exercise strokes. A variable torque motor provides a torque to a torque coupler. The torque coupler is coupled to the us ...



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