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 Lifting and folding mechanism for treadmill patent thumbnailLifting and folding mechanism for treadmill
A lifting and folding mechanism for treadmill includes a base, a platform, a lifting mechanism, and a linkage mechanism. An armrest rack and a control panel are assembled at the base.
Ventek Fitness Corporation


 Athletic device for practicing punching and striking patent thumbnailAthletic device for practicing punching and striking
The present invention concerns generally with exercise athletic devices. Particularly, the present invention is directed at a device equipped with punch-absorbing striking pads for practicing punching and striking.

 Automatic treadmill walking belt tensioning and alignment system patent thumbnailAutomatic treadmill walking belt tensioning and alignment system
An automatic treadmill walking belt tensioning and alignment system can automatically maintain one or both of a treadmill walking belt's alignment and tension. The system can include force sensors that sense the tension of a treadmill walking belt about a treadmill roller by sensing a force applied to adjustment actuators positioned on opposite sides of the treadmill roller.

 Equipment,  improving exercise efficiency in a cardio-fitness machine patent thumbnailEquipment, improving exercise efficiency in a cardio-fitness machine
A system, equipment and process to guide a user in the experience of rhythmic exercise. Playback of an audio file/signal, such as a musical phrase, that has known rhythmic structure (e.g., beat pattern) is accompanied, by non-audio sensory cues such as a light signal or tactical signal (vibration) to mark rhythmic events in the audio playback (such as the beginning and end of playback and/or audio pulses (beats).

 Method of making a buffer board of a treadmill patent thumbnailMethod of making a buffer board of a treadmill
A method of making a buffer board of a treadmill includes a sizing step, a shade drying step, a presetting step, a clamping and heat-pressing step, a cooling step, and a die opening step. The method can easily make the desired buffer board adapted to the treadmill and can only change different dies to make buffer boards with different structures when an upper die and a lower die of a die set provide protrusions, flat surfaces or depressed surfaces, thereby reducing the manufacturing cost..

 Walking training system patent thumbnailWalking training system
A walking training system includes a detection unit that detects whether a leg portion of a walking trainee on which a walking assistance apparatus has been mounted has performed a walking operation or a stepping operation on a belt of a treadmill on which the walking trainee performs walking training, and a controller maintains an operation prohibition state in which a rotational operation of the belt is not started until the time that the detection unit detects the walking operation or the stepping operation a predetermined number of times and cancels the operation prohibition state after the detection unit detects the walking operation or the stepping operation the predetermined number of times.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


 Treadmill with suspended tread belt patent thumbnailTreadmill with suspended tread belt
A treadmill deck may include a first side rail, a second side rail aligned with the first side rail, a first pulley connected to a first end of the first and second side rails, and a second pulley connected to a second end of the first and second side rails. A tread belt is disposed around the first pulley and the second pulley.
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.


 Strength exercise mechanisms patent thumbnailStrength exercise mechanisms
A treadmill including a frame, an exercise deck attached to the frame, and a first push-up handle attached to the frame and elevated over the exercise deck.. .
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.


 Strength exercise mechanisms patent thumbnailStrength exercise mechanisms
A treadmill includes a frame, an exercise deck attached to the frame, and a first handle movably attached to the frame. The first handle has a first orientation where the first handle is positioned within a region above the exercise deck and stabilized to support a user's weight during a body weight exercise, and a second orientation where the first handle is positioned away from the region above the exercise deck..
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.


 System for horizontally suspending a running/walking surface over air patent thumbnailSystem for horizontally suspending a running/walking surface over air
Some embodiments of the present disclosure include a system for rotatably and horizontally suspending a running/walking surface over air without being supported by a deck and a treadmill including the same. The system may include a belt rotationally suspended between a pair of rails, the belt configured to support a user; a plurality of pairs of grommets spaced along a length of the belt proximate to an edge of the belt; a bracket attached to a corresponding pair of grommets by a cable, wherein the bracket and the pair of grommets are positioned in a triangular relationship; a transporter bolt extending from the bracket; and a roller rotatably attached to the transporter bolt, wherein the roller is configured to engage with the rail..

Human movement research, therapeutic, and diagnostic devices, methods, and systems

Systems for machine-based rehabilitation of movement disorders including gait therapy applications can apply controlled forces to the pelvis and/or other body parts including knee and ankle joints. Cable-driven systems for gait therapy applications can apply controlled forces to, in respective embodiments, the pelvis and the pelvis, knee and ankle joints.
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

Elliptic-orbit treadmill

An elliptic-orbit treadmill has a front-end drive portion and a middle drive portion configured on the front end of the pedal, the middle drive portion being pivotally linked to the bottom end of the handle bar on the same side. Each transmission bar set includes a transverse connecting rod and a vertical connecting rod pivotally connected to each other in an elbow style, the rear end of the transverse connecting rod being pivotally connected to the middle section of the handle bar on the same side, while the bottom end of the vertical connecting rod being pivotally connected to the front-end drive portion of the pedal on the same side.
Mario Contenti Designs Co., Ltd.

Stair climbing apparatus and method

A stair stepping apparatus comprising: a plurality of stairs forming a treadmill or endless belt on which a user steps, wherein each stair comprises: a first link comprised of a major step portion joined to a minor riser portion by a rigid elbow, and a second link comprised of major riser portion joined to a minor step portion by a rigid elbow.. .
Cybex International, Inc.

Treadmill belt wear notification system

Belt wear of a treadmill is monitored. In one implementation, samples of electric current draw of a treadmill at different speeds of the treadmill belt of the treadmill are received.
Precor Incorporated

Leg-powered treadmill

A motor-less leg-powered curved treadmill produced that allows people to walk, jog, run, and sprint without making any adjustments to the treadmill other than shifting the user's center of gravity forward and backwards. A closed loop treadmill belt running between front and rear pulley rollers is formed with a low friction running surface of transverse aluminum, wooden, plastic, rubber or carbon fiber slats attached to each other in a resilient fashion.
Speedfit Llc

Nfc integrated treadmill module

In general, the present invention relates to exercise devices and systems. More specifically, the present invention relates to a treadmill exercise machine that embodies with an integrated near field communication (nfc) device for receiving both the user preferences and user exercise plan from an nfc enabled smartphone before starting the exercise, and transmitting the realized exercise information back to the same nfc enabled smartphone after the exercise is performed..

Treadboard of a treadmill and a treadmill

A treadboard and a treadmill includes two first elastic strips of same structure arranged abreast with the lengths disposed along the moving direction of the belt of the treadmill and a plurality of solid support strips; the first elastic strips are arc structural, the center of the arc structure is higher than two ends of the arc structure; either end of each first elastic strip is once formed with buffer portion that is flexible along the length direction, so that the buffer portions buffer the arc structure of the first elastic strip after fixedly connected to the base of the treadmill; the solid support strips is of straight strip structure respectively connected vertically between the two first elastic strips, two ends of each solid support strip are respectively connected to the corresponding upper sides of the two first elastic strips.. .
Xiamen Aolro Technology Co., Ltd.

System and measuring running efficiencies on a treadmill

A method for improving running efficiency includes measuring power usage of a drive motor of a treadmill while a user is running on the treadmill for a first period of time and analyzing the measured power usage of the drive motor for the first period of time with a computer. The method further includes providing the user with information about the user's running form based on the analyzed data and providing the user with information on how the user can change their current running form to improve running efficiency..
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.

In-floor treadmill assembly

A treadmill assembly is provided that is located co-planar with a surrounding floor surface. An edge assembly is provided that spans a gap between the floor surface and the treadmill assembly..

Movement trainer for small animals

A movement trainer for small animals has a water basin and a treadmill disposed in the water basin. The water basin has a peripheral side wall that is slanted along a peripheral surface into an interior of the water basin and forms a movement-limiting element for an animal provided in the movement trainer.

High efficiency treadmill motor control

A high voltage direct current signal is obtained from a power supply. The power supply includes power factor correction circuitry.
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.

Automatically adjustable treadmill control system

Systems and methods are described for automatically adjusting the speed of a treadmill system. The system periodically receives outputs from the range sensor indicative of the position of a user on the treadmill belt.
Ohio State Innovation Foundation

Leg-powered treadmill

A motor-less leg-powered curved treadmill produced that allows people to walk, jog, run, and sprint without making any adjustments to the treadmill other than shifting the user's center of gravity forward and backwards. A closed loop treadmill belt running between front and rear pulley rollers is formed with a low friction running surface of transverse wooden, plastic or rubber slats attached to each other in a resilient fashion, wherein each transverse slat has at least one continuous fin descending downward therefrom..
Speedfit Llc

Weight balancing mechanism

This invention is related to a mechanism to be used to balance the weight of a patient or a sportsman in rehabilitation or sport based equipment. The purpose of the weight balancing mechanism subject to the invention is to prevent the legs carry the entire weight of a patient or a sportsman during the walking therapy on a treadmill by carrying a portion of their weight.
Bama Teknoloji Tibbi Cihazlar Danismanlik Saglik Bilisim Sanayi Ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi

Treadmill

A computerized treadmill is provided. The treadmill deck may be fully suspended by a plurality of air suspension elements, such as bellows.

Treadmill extender

Embodiments are described for a treadmill extender for providing a structure for performing upper-body exercises in conjunction with walking or running on a treadmill, comprising a base section configured to be fastened securely against an underside of the treadmill, two or more posts configured to fit securely between the base section and the underside of the treadmill, wherein the posts include feet that are movable up and down to fix immovably fix the base relative to a running platform of the treadmill, attachment means for attaching to or more cords to the base for providing resistance to the user when performing the upper-body exercises, and adjustment means for moving the posts to accommodate a width of the treadmill.. .
Bachar Corporation

Treadmill with multiple shock-absorbing functions

A treadmill includes a two side frames, a support plate disposed above the side frames, two shock-absorbing structures mounted between the support plate and the side frames, a styrofoam layer mounted on the support plate, and a surface layer mounted on the styrofoam layer. Each of the shock-absorbing structures includes an elastic bar mounted between the support plate and one of the side frames, and a plurality of vibration absorbers mounted between the support plate and one of the side frames.

Small pocket-size fitness towel with nylon hook strips

Since the fitness towel would be conveniently attached to an article of exercise clothing, it would be readily available and easily accessible at all times. It would also reduce the risk of the user misplacing or losing the towel, and would eliminate the need to hang it over equipment such as barbells, weight machines, treadmills, stationary bikes, etcetera, at a health club.

Stationary manual exercise sled

A manual non-motorized exercise treadmill with the ability to provide adjustable resistance to perform strength training resistance movements and simulate the movements of an exercise drive sled in a stationary location is described. A treadmill deck of the treadmill is supported by friction-reduction rollers, a front treadmill roller and a rear treadmill roller.

Method of detecting a lubrication status between a deck and a belt of a treadmill

The present invention relates to a method of detecting a lubrication status between a deck and a belt of a treadmill. The method includes: starting a lubrication detecting procedure of the treadmill by a user, making the belt driving system drive the belt to run for a period of time without the user on the belt of the treadmill, having the user walk on the belt of the treadmill for a period of time at a level state, having the user walk on the belt of the treadmill for a period of time at a predetermined angle.
Johnson Health Tech Co., Ltd.

Treadmill

A treadmill comprises a base, a first frame, a second frame, and a driving assembly. The base allows a user to walk or run in place.
Dyaco International Inc.

Variable stiffness treadmill system

A variable stiffness treadmill system having a variable stiffness mechanism, a split-belt treadmill, a counterweight system, and a body weight support for supporting an individual and varying the stiffness below the individual on the treadmill for research and rehabilitation.. .
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of Arizona State University

Intelligent treadmill and enhancements to standard treadmills

An intelligent treadmill is described with modifications to existing treadmills, and associated methodology. The invention allows the conveyor belt automatically keeps track of and fixes the user's position dynamically with respect to a stationery reference point of the treadmill by adjusting its own speed free hands.

Systems and methods for training and imaging an animal in an awaken state

Systems for training an animal, such as a rodent, to maintain its head substantially motionless during an imaging procedure using an imaging and training system are disclosed. In some embodiments, the imaging and training system includes a frame defining an enclosure for enclosing an animal therein during the imaging procedure.
The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary, Dept. Of Health And Human Services

Buffer board structure of a treadmill

A buffer board structure of a treadmill includes bamboo layers made by attaching bamboo sheets side by side, a bottom surface of which is adhered by a membrane layer whereby the bamboo sheets are firmly stuck on the membrane layer. Each membrane layer has an upper and lower faces respectively stuck between the bamboo layers.

High-incline treadmill

A treadmill which utilizes provides for a connection between the floor stand and the treadbase which is toward the front end of the treadbase and provides for generally improved support of the front end of the treadbase at higher angles by providing that the lift mechanism is attached to the treadbase at two fixed points a fixed distance from each other. The lift mechanism then utilizes two different motions, the extension of an extension arm and the rotation of a rigid arm, to produce lift.

Treadmill apparatus that measures gait parameters using four or fewer load cells

This gait analysis apparatus comprises three, and preferably four, vertical force sensors disposed between a treadmill and the ground. When a person walks on the treadmill belt, each force sensor emits an electronic signal proportional to the load on the frame.
Mobility Research, Inc.

Manual treadmill

Disclosed is a manual treadmill for the exercise of a user, comprising: a frame extending along a longitudinal direction and rotational shafts suitable to rotate about corresponding rotational axes transversal to the longitudinal direction of the frame; and an exercise belt operatively connected to the rotational shafts, so as to generate an endless closed exercise path having an upper portion suitable to interact with the user and a lower portion facing a reference plane. The upper portion has a set curved side profile along the longitudinal direction of the frame so that a force generated by the user on the exercise belt generates the rotation of the rotational shafts and the exercise belt..
Technogym S.p.a.

High efficiency treadmill motor control

A high voltage direct current signal is obtained from a power supply. The power supply includes power factor correction circuitry.
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.

Arrangement for training the gait

A system for training the gait has an endless belt formed of transparent material serving as a treadmill, one surface of which serves as a walking surface, a sensor system for determining a pressure/force distribution on the endless belt, an analyzing unit connected to the pressure/force sensors, a processing unit connected, on the input side, to the analyzing unit, which generates from the pressure distributions values or signals, respectively, that characterize the gait of the subject, an optical display located beneath the walking surface of the transparent endless belt, the display connected to an image signal generator mans and a display process controller for generation and position of images in the optical display, and a synchronization and adaptation stage for synchronizing and adapting the processing of the pressure distribution images with the image representation on the display.. .

Systems and methods for gait rehabilitation using mechanical perturbations on the unimpaired leg to provide therapy to the impaired leg

Embodiments for systems and methods of a variable stiffness treadmill for gait rehabilitation using mechanical perturbations on the unimpaired leg to provide therapy to the impaired leg are disclosed.. .
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of Arizona State University

Treadmill with a tensioning mechanism for a slatted tread belt

A treadmill has an exercise deck, and a tread belt disposed on the exercise deck. The treadmill further has a tensioning mechanism attached to the exercise deck, and the tensioning mechanism has a selectively movable structure movable with respect to the exercise deck to push outward against an inward surface of the tread belt..
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.

Treadmill with slatted tread belt

A treadmill includes an exercise deck, and a tread belt on the exercise deck having multiple slats. At least one slat of the multiple slats has a first rod end and a second rod end protruding from the slat.
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.

Apparatus for automated walking training

An apparatus for automated walking training includes a frame or treadmill having a driven treadmill belt and a pelvis attachment to support a position and weight of a user. The pelvis attachment includes a displacement unit for allowing a movement of the user's pelvis held by attachment elements transverse to and/or rotating about a perpendicular axis to the walking direction of the treadmill to provide a more natural and physiological gait during training.
Hocoma Ag

Information sharing

Methods, devices and systems for sharing information related to exercise/health activities are disclosed. A user terminal can acquire a device identifier associated with a health monitoring device, such as a monitoring wristband or a treadmill, through a communication program (e.g., an instant messaging application).

Treadmill with removable handles and relative assembly method

Described is a treadmill (1) comprising a frame (2) having uprights (3) for supporting a control panel (5) equipped with a user interface; a belt (4) trained around rotatable rollers, defining a treadable surface (4a); a motor connected to at least one of the rollers for moving the belt (4); at least one handle (7) connected to a corresponding upright (3) and having a grip portion (7a) which can be accessed by the user, wherein the treadmill (1) comprises a shape coupling between the handle (7) and the upright (3) and a lock/release mechanism (16) for manually coupling and uncoupling the handle (7) with respect to the upright (3).. .
Technogym S.p.a.

Compact treadmill with walker

A lightweight treadmill for walking which utilizes a short walking surface, a small and lightweight motor, strong but minimized frame design; and a remote display to make a compact, relatively lightweight and portable treadmill. In the preferred embodiment the treadmill uses.
Mobility Research, Inc.

Treadmill power station

A treadmill power station is connected between a treadmill and its power outlet. The treadmill power station contains a power consumption sensor that reads information about the usage of the treadmill by externally analyzing its power consumption pattern.

Retractable treadmill desk

A retractable walking treadmill which may be connected to an adjustable-height desk, in such a way as to be able to be retracted and stowed vertically when not in use.. .

Power generating manually operated treadmill

The present invention relates to a manually operated treadmill adapted to generate electrical power comprising a treadmill frame, a running belt supported upon the treadmill frame and adapted for manual rotation, and an electrical power generator mechanically interconnected to the running belt and adapted to convert the manual rotational motion of the running belt into electrical power.. .
Woodway Usa, Inc.



Treadmill topics:
  • Endless Belt
  • Distributed
  • Modulation
  • Motor Control
  • Transmission Gear
  • Impregnated
  • Fluoropolymer
  • Computing Device
  • Engageable
  • Angle Of Inclination
  • Magnetic Material
  • Vascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Transverse


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