WO1999044698A3 - System and method for tracking and assessing movement skills in multidimensional space - Google Patents

System and method for tracking and assessing movement skills in multidimensional space Download PDF

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WO1999044698A3
WO1999044698A3 PCT/US1999/004727 US9904727W WO9944698A3 WO 1999044698 A3 WO1999044698 A3 WO 1999044698A3 US 9904727 W US9904727 W US 9904727W WO 9944698 A3 WO9944698 A3 WO 9944698A3
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Barry J French
Kevin R Ferguson
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Barry J French
Kevin R Ferguson
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
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    • A63B24/00Electric or electronic controls for exercising apparatus of preceding groups; Controlling or monitoring of exercises, sportive games, training or athletic performances
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    • A63B24/0003Analysing the course of a movement or motion sequences during an exercise or trainings sequence, e.g. swing for golf or tennis
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
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    • A63B69/0053Apparatus generating random stimulus signals for reaction-time training involving a substantial physical effort
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    • A63B24/0021Tracking a path or terminating locations
    • A63B2024/0025Tracking the path or location of one or more users, e.g. players of a game
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B2208/00Characteristics or parameters related to the user or player
    • A63B2208/12Characteristics or parameters related to the user or player specially adapted for children
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
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    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B2220/00Measuring of physical parameters relating to sporting activity
    • A63B2220/10Positions
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    • A63BAPPARATUS FOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, GYMNASTICS, SWIMMING, CLIMBING, OR FENCING; BALL GAMES; TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    • A63B2220/00Measuring of physical parameters relating to sporting activity
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    • A63B2220/00Measuring of physical parameters relating to sporting activity
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    • A63B2220/00Measuring of physical parameters relating to sporting activity
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    • A63B69/0024Training appliances or apparatus for special sports for hockey

Abstract

Accurate simulation of sport to quantify and train performance constructs by employing sensing electronics for determining, in essentially real time, the player's three dimensional positional changes in three or more degrees of freedom (three dimensions); and computer controlled sport specific cuing that evokes or prompts sport specific responses from the player that are measured to provide meaningful indicia of performance. The sport specific cuing is characterized as a virtual opponent that is responsive to, and interactive with, the player in real time. The virtual opponent continually delivers and/or responds to stimuli to create realistic movement challenges for the player.
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US09034059 US6073489A (en) 1995-11-06 1998-03-03 Testing and training system for assessing the ability of a player to complete a task
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US09173274 US6308565B1 (en) 1995-11-06 1998-10-15 System and method for tracking and assessing movement skills in multidimensional space
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US09654848 US6430997B1 (en) 1995-11-06 2000-09-05 System and method for tracking and assessing movement skills in multidimensional space
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