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8984772 Footwear with shock adsorber  
A footwear for protecting the foot against an impact with an external body, comprising a protective component (20) adapted to deforming under pressure from the foot and/or the external body in...
8959797 Custom article of footwear and method of making the same  
The present invention teaches a method of making a custom article of footwear. Further, the article of footwear can include a spring element that can provide improved cushioning, stability, and...
8615900 Footwear provided with spring means and as such spring means  
The invention relates to footwear comprising a sole and an upper, which sole is attached to spring means supported on a ground surface, which spring means comprise at least one U-shaped spring...
8607475 Shock absorbing footwear construction  
A footwear sole includes shock absorbing elements that extend from upper and lower plates. In one embodiment, the shock absorbing elements include a bridge defining a plurality of receptacles...
8397402 Shoe having levered cushioning system  
The present invention relates to a shoe, in particular a sports shoe, with a cushioning system comprising a lower sole element and an upper sole element. The cushioning system further comprises at...
8353968 Spring orthotic device  
A spring orthotic device comprising a cradle for contacting the foot of a user, a spring plate underneath the cradle, a ventral pivot beneath the spring plate, and a dorsal pivot above the spring...
8136265 Footwear sole  
Disclosed herein is a footwear sole. The footwear sole includes a coupling seat, a connector and a locking pin. The coupling seat protrudes from the lower surface of a rear midsole, and includes a...
8104194 Shoes having impact absorption part  
The present invention relates to a shoe, and more particularly to a shoe including a mid-sole groove formed at a mid-sole, a texon hole formed at a texon, and an impact absorption member inserted...
7793431 Energy recycling footwear  
Footwear including a foot support member and a sole assembly, the sole assembly having a first end and a second end, comprising a plurality of separate insole segments attached to the foot support...
7757411 Shock absorbing footwear construction  
A footwear sole includes a plurality of shock absorbing elements that extend from upper and lower plates. In one embodiment, the shock absorbing elements include a plurality of receptacles...
7748143 Bottom assembly for an article of footwear  
An article of footwear having an upper and an outer bottom assembly, the outer bottom assembly having an outsole and, in the heel zone, an elastically deformable element that extends downward from...
7735240 Shoe sole for correcting gait  
Disclosed herein is a shoe sole having functions of correcting a gait, of absorbing shocks, and of mitigating partial side wear of the sole. The shoe sole according to the present invention...
7159339 Bottom assembly for an article of footwear  
An article of footwear having an upper and an outer bottom assembly, the outer bottom assembly having an outsole and, in the heel zone, an elastically deformable element that is substantially...
7140125 High-heeled fashion shoe with comfort and performance enhancement features  
High-heeled footwear has a heel with a resilient compressible element allowing the heel of the foot to be lowered at heel strike to approximate a normal walking pattern in low-heeled shoes....
7107235 Method of conducting business including making and selling a custom article of footwear  
The present invention teaches a method of conducting retail and Internet business including making and delivering a custom article of footwear. The article of footwear taught in the present...
6928756 Jump assisting spring heel shoe  
A shoe includes a shoe top structure secured to a sole having a sole forward segment for making contact with a shoe support surface such as the floor of a basketball court, and a sole rearward...
6754983 Article of footwear including a tented upper  
An article of footwear has an upper in a tented arrangement. The article of footwear includes a sole and an upper including a shroud. The article of footwear further includes a foot engaging...
6751891 Article of footwear incorporating a shock absorption and energy return assembly for shoes  
A shock absorption and energy return assembly for increasing the stability, shock absorption and energy return capabilities of a shoe. The assembly generally includes lower and upper guide members...
6718655 Footwear bottom  
According to the present invention, a cushion-action applying implement comprising a gutter-like receiver, a plate spring in which a flexing portion is inserted into the gutter-like portion, the...
6601042 Customized article of footwear and method of conducting retail and internet business  
The present application teaches a device and method for adjusting the width, girth, and foot shape of an article of footwear. Lasting boards having different configurations and alternate positions...
6562427 Airbag for shoes  
An airbag for shoes has a plurality of elastically compressible cylindrical cushion members which are interconnected in a predetermined array by a connecting plate. The cushion members/connecting...
6449878 Article of footwear having a spring element and selectively removable components  
The article of footwear taught in the present invention includes a spring element which can provide improved cushioning, stability, running economy, and a long service life. Unlike the...
6405456 Shock reducing innersole  
An innersole device for reducing shock to the feet of the user of shoes as would occur with one who is running in his shoes. A shoe sole and innersole is disclosed having several types of shock...
6393731 Impact absorber for a shoe  
An impact absorber for a shoe includes a multichamber housing having a plurality of springs located therein. Each spring can be adjusted as necessary to customize the impact absorbing...
6247249 Shoe system with a resilient shoe insert  
The shoe system comprises a shoe that has a toe section and a heel portion. A shoe sole is disposed inside the shoe and has a groove defined therein. The groove extends angularly from an upper...
6216365 Shock-absorbing insole  
A shock-absorbing insole for footwear, including a top member adapted to be in contact with the user's foot; a bottom member partly connected to the top member and adapted to rest on the inside...
6115942 Footwear provided with a resilient shock absorbing device  
PCT No. PCT/FR97/00850 Sec. 371 Date Nov. 13, 1998 Sec. 102(e) Date Nov. 13, 1998 PCT Filed Nov. 20, 1997 PCT Pub. No. WO97/42845 PCT Pub. Date Nov. 20, 1997The shoe construction of the present...
6055747 Shock absorption and energy return assembly for shoes  
A shock absorption and energy return assembly for increasing the overall performance of a shoe by increasing the stability and shock absorption of the heel. The inventive device includes a lower...
6029374 Shoe and foot prosthesis with bending beam spring structures  
A midsole system for a running shoe or foot prosthesis have a sole spring, a heel spring and/or a forefoot spring stores energy of foot impact and releases it during the running cycle. A preferred...
6006449 Footwear having spring assemblies in the soles thereof  
A shoe having a preassembled spring assembly incorporated into the sole thereof is provided. The spring assembly includes a pair of plates having a plurality of apertures formed therein. The pair...
5896679 Article of footwear  
An article of footwear for being worn on a wearer's foot as the wearer steps on a support surface. The article of footwear comprises a sole member having an upper surface for supporting the sole...
5832629 Shock-absorbing device for footwear  
A footwear shock-absorbing device comprises a lower receiving member, an upper receiving member, a plurality of fastening members, and a plurality of coil springs. The lower receiving member has a...
5743028 Spring-air shock absorbtion and energy return device for shoes  
A shoe heel insert, especially suitable for athletic shoe applications, providing for superior shock absorption and energy return characteristics to the wearer, as well as a high degree of...
5729916 Shoe with energy storing spring having overload protection mechanism  
A shoe is provided with a spring mechanism in the heel area. The spring includes a pair of generally circular end portions which are supported by the outsole and a beam portion which extends...
5678327 Shoe with gait-adapting cushioning mechanism  
An athletic shoe incorporating a cushioning and gait-adapting device which provides resilient cushioning while adapting to the gait of the user during running and other athletic activities. The...
5651196 Highly elastic footwear sole  
A highly elastic shoe sole comprises a lower layer, an upper layer, and a flexible cushion sandwiched between the lower layer and the upper layer. The lower layer is provided with a plurality of...
5649374 Combined resilient sole of a shoe  
A combined resilient sole of a shoe comprises a sole body defining a cavity at a heel position thereof. A retaining bracket is mounted within the cavity and a number of blind holes in a surface...
5544431 Shock absorbing shoe with adjustable insert  
The instant invention is an improved sport shoe having a spring biased heel with operator insertable foam inserts for varying the biasing ability of the heel. The foam inserts are colored allowing...
5528842 Insert for a shoe sole  
An insert for a shoe sole includes a heel lever which absorbs energy from the foot during heel strike and returns the energy to the foot during heel lift-off.
5513448 Athletic shoe with compression indicators and replaceable spring cassette  
An athletic shoe (10) has a bottom sole (12) and a removable insole (16). The bottom sole (12) has two cavities (24) and (26) that are accessible from the interior (22) of the shoe. Respectively...
5511324 Shoe heel spring  
An athletic shoe device that fits through the wedge sole and insole through a hole in the heel area of a sports shoe, which I named the Roosevelt Spring. The spring is activated with the weight of...
5502901 Shock reducing footwear and method of manufacture  
An article of footwear has an outsole with a cavity in the heel region in which a cushioning insert is installed to cushion impacts and provide added lift to the wearer. The heel region of the...
5437110 Adjustable shoe heel spring and stabilizer  
An adjustable shoe heel spring and stabilizer device provides the wearer of a shoe the ability to adjust the energy absorption and return characteristics of the shoe to suit their particular...
5435079 Spring athletic shoe  
An athletic shoe includes a spring interposed in its sole providing superior shock absorbance and energy return. The coil spring increases in diameter and is fixed between two spacers, wherein the...
5396718 Adjustable internal energy return system for shoes  
An adjustable internal energy return system for use in running shoes and the like to provide an energy storage and release mechanism in the heel portion of the running shoe. The energy return...
5343637 Shoe and elastic sole insert therefor  
A shoe having an outer sole, an upper attached to the outer sole for enclosing the wearer's foot, and an insole. A compressible and expansible elastic insert is accommodated in a cavity between...
5282325 Shoe, notably a sports shoe, which includes at least one spring set into the sole, cassette and spring for such a shoe  
The shoe shall include at least one spring (R), notably a metal spring, set into the sole between an upper plate (2) extending as far as the back of the shoe and a lower plate (3) to cushion the...
5224278 Midsole having a shock absorbing air bag  
A midsole having a bellows type of shock absorbing air bag and a method for preparation of such a midsole. The present midsole comprises a hexahedral-shaped air bag for absorbing an outer shock...
5203095 Orthopedic stabilizer attachment and shoe  
An improved arch support device and shoe incorporating such device. A device and shoe incorporating the device is disclosed which include rigid members for supporting and distributing weight along...
5195258 High-heeled footwear  
A high-heeled shoe has a resilient U-shaped blade which forms the heel of the shoe, one limb of the blade being fixed to a rear portion of the sole of the shoe, and the other limb of the blade...

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