Foot contact sensor system

  • US 5,925,001 A
  • Filed: 04/11/1994
  • Issued: 07/20/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/11/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method for measuring the energy expended by a human subject during walking or running, said method comprising the steps of:

  • a) detecting the contact time (t) of the foot of said human subject against a rigid surface,b) calculating the metabolic energy expenditure (E) of said human subject base on the weight of the subject (W) divided by the contact time t, andc) electronically displaying the metabolic energy expenditure.

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