Training and safety device, system and method to aid in proper movement during physical activity

  • US 6,059,576 A
  • Filed: 11/21/1997
  • Issued: 05/09/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/21/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A portable, self-contained device for monitoring movement of body parts during physical activity, said device comprising:

  • a movement sensor capable of measuring data associated with unrestrained movement in any direction and generating signals indicative of said movement;

    a power source;

    a microprocessor connected to said movement sensor and to said power source, said microprocessor capable of receiving, interpreting, storing and responding to said movement data based on user-defined operational parameters;

    at least one user input connected to said microprocessor for controlling the operation of said device;

    a real-time clock connected to said microprocessor;

    memory for storing said movement data; and

    an output indicator connected to said microprocessor for signaling the occurrence of user-defined events;

    wherein said movement sensor measures the angle and velocity of said movement.

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