Swing parameter measurement system

  • US 4,759,219 A
  • Filed: 05/15/1987
  • Issued: 07/26/1988
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/15/1987
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. An athletic implement having mounted thereon apparatus to measure and display a parameter related to the swing of the athletic implement, the apparatus comprising:

  • a variable resistance force transducer to measure the centrifugal force experienced at the transducer in terms of resistance,means to convert the resistance into a rate of pulses,means to count the pulses during a fixed interval, to provide a present count,means to compare the present count with the prior count of the previous interval to determine which is greater, andnumerical display means to display decimal numerals reflective of the greater of the prior or the present count, whereby said decimal numerals indicate a value related to the measured swing parameter.

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