Title:
Rhythm and speed trainer for measuring exercise
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
A rhythm and speed trainer for exercise devices comprises an upper cover; a lower cover; a substrate installed between the upper cover and the lower cover; the substrate being installed with a microprocessor, a display, a sensor, a memory, a buzzer, and a USB port. The substrate is installed with a power key, a reset key and a setting key. The USB port is connected to an external computer for reading data in the memory. The sensor serves to measure the beating speed and force when a rod is swept; these data being displayed on the display. The beating speeds, acceleration curves, rhythms, forces, beating times, and consumer thermal powers are stored in the memory. The rhythm and speed trainer is adhered to one of a tennis racket, a badminton racket, a basketball bat, a glove and a golf club or is connected to a buckle strip or a wrist strip.



Inventors:
Liu, Szu-yun (Taipei Hsien, TW)
Application Number:
11/438139
Publication Date:
11/22/2007
Filing Date:
05/22/2006
Primary Class:
International Classes:
A63B71/00
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Primary Examiner:
ROLAND, DANIEL F
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SZU-YUN LIU (Taipei, TW)
Claims:
What is claimed is:

1. A rhythm and speed trainer for measuring exercise data comprising: an upper cover; a lower cover having a receiving groove at a bottom thereof for receiving a plurality of batteries; a battery cover being screwed to the lower cover for sealing the batteries; a substrate installed between the upper cover and the lower cover by screws to pass through via holes of the upper cover and screw holes of the lower cover; the substrate being installed with a microprocessor, a display, a sensor, a memory, a buzzer, and a USB port; the substrate being installed with a power key, a reset key and a setting key which are electrically connected to the microprocessor; the power key, reset key and setting key passing through penetrating holes of the upper cover; the upper cover having a frame hole for installing the display; one lateral side of the display being installed with the USB port which can be connected to an external computer for reading data in the memory; the upper side of the upper cover being formed with a via hole for receiving the USB port; the sensor serving to measure the beating speed and force when a rod is swept; these data being displayed on the display; the beating speeds, acceleration curves, rhythms, forces, beating times, and consumer thermal powers being stored in the memory.

2. The rhythm and speed trainer for measuring exercise data as claimed in claim 1, wherein the rhythm and speed trainer is adhered to one of a tennis racket, a badminton racket, a basketball bat, a glove and a golf club.

3. The rhythm and speed trainer for measuring exercise data as claimed in claim 1, wherein all these data are displayed as curves and then are analyzed so as to be as reference to the users.

4. The rhythm and speed trainer for measuring exercise data comprising: a rhythm and speed trainer; the rhythm and speed trainer being connected to a buckle strip; one end of the buckle strip being wound around an exercise device and then fixed to a retaining rod at a lateral side of the rhythm and speed trainer for displaying exercise data; and a USB port installed on the rhythm and speed trainer and capably of being connected to a computer.

5. The rhythm and speed trainer for exercise devices comprising: a rhythm and speed trainer; the rhythm and speed trainer being connected to a wrist strip which can be wound around a wrist of a user for displaying exercise data; and a USB port installed on the rhythm and speed trainer and capably of being connected to a computer.

Description:

FIELD OF THE INVENTION

The present invention relates to exercise devices, and in particular to a rhythm and speed trainer for measuring exercise data. The rhythm and speed trainer can be adhered to one of a tennis racket, a badminton racket, a basketball bat, and a golf club or is connected to a buckle strip or a wrist strip.

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

Generally, the exercises devices, such as tennis rackets, badminton rackets, golf clubs, basketball bats, etc., have predetermined operation ways and standard in competition. The conventional device cannot provides data about the beating speeds, acceleration curves, rhythms, forces, beating times, and consumer thermal powers. Thereby the user cannot estimate the result in exercise for improving the defects in exercise. 1

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

Accordingly, the primary object of the present invention is to provide a rhythm and speed trainer, wherein the rhythm and speed trainer is installed to the exercise device. The speed and force applied to the exercise device are displayed on the display, which is helpful to the users. The exercise device of the present invention has the functions of recording the data about sweeping speeds, beating forces, beating times, consumed thermal powers, etc. However the present invention has these functions. All the records can be presented as curves so that the user can analyze the result to improve the technology. The USB port on the rhythm and speed trainer can be connected to a computer for ordering and adjusting data. Furthermore, the present invention can be connected to buckle strips or wrist strips so as to be connected to exercise devices.

To achieve above objects, the present invention provides A rhythm and speed trainer for exercise devices comprises an upper cover; a lower cover; a substrate installed between the upper cover and the lower cover; the substrate being installed with a microprocessor, a display, a sensor, a memory, a buzzer, and a USB port; the substrate is installed with a power key, a reset key and a setting key. The USB port which is connected to an external computer for reading data in the memory. The sensor serves to measure the beating speed and force when a rod is swept; these data being displayed on the display. The beating speeds, acceleration curves, rhythms, forces, beating times, and consumer thermal powers are stored in the memory. The rhythm and speed trainer is adhered to one of a tennis racket, a badminton racket, a basketball bat, a glove and a golf club or is connected to a buckle strip or a wrist strip.

The various objects and advantages of the present invention will be more readily understood from the following detailed description when read in conjunction with the appended drawing.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

FIG. 1 is an exploded perspective view of the present invention.

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the present invention, where the present invention is used to a tennis racket.

FIG. 3 is a perspective view of the present invention, where the present invention is used to a badminton racket.

FIG. 4 is a perspective view of the present invention, where the present invention is used to a basketball bat.

FIG. 5 is a perspective view of the present invention, where the present invention is used to a golf club.

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of the present invention, where the present invention is used to a buckle strip.

FIG. 7 is a perspective view of the present invention, where the present invention is used to a wrist strip.

FIG. 8 shows the application of the FIG. 7, wherein the wrist strip is used to measure the rhythm and speed of the user, in that the user's hand holds a basketball.

FIG. 9 shows that the present invention is used with a groove.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

In order that those skilled in the art can further understand the present invention, a description will be provided in the following in details. However, these descriptions and the appended drawings are only used to cause those skilled in the art to understand the objects, features, and characteristics of the present invention, but not to be used to confine the scope and spirit of the present invention defined in the appended claims.

Referring to FIG. 1, the rhythm and speed trainer of the present invention is illustrated. The present invention has the following elements.

An upper cover 2

A lower cover 4 has a receiving groove 41 at a bottom thereof for receiving a plurality of batteries 5. Screws 60 pass through a battery cover 6 to be screwed to the screw holes 410 of the lower cover 4 for sealing the batteries 5.

A substrate 3 is installed between the upper cover 2 and the lower cover 4 by screws to pass through the via holes 20 of the upper cover 2 and the screw holes 40 of the lower cover 4. The substrate 3 is installed with a microprocessor 34, a display 30, a sensor 35, a memory 36, a buzzer 37, and a USB port 38. Further the substrate 3 is installed with a power key 31, a reset key 32 and a setting key 33 which are electrically connected to the microprocessor 34. The power key 31, reset key 32 and setting key 33 pass through the via holes 21, 22 and 23 of the upper cover 2. They can be pressed from the upper side of the upper cover 2. The upper cover 2 has a frame hole 24 for installing the display 30. One lateral side of the display 30 is installed with the USB port 38 which is connected to an external computer for reading data in the memory 36 for reorder and determination. The upper side of the upper cover 2 is formed with a via hole 25 for receiving the USB port 38. The sensor 35 serves to measure the beating speed and force when a rod is swept. These data are displayed on the display 30 by curves. Thereby the user can modify the force and speed next time. As the user sweeps the an exercise device one time, the beating speed, acceleration curve, rhythm, force, beating time, and consumer thermal power are stored in the memory 36. Thereby all these data can be displayed as curves and then are analyzed to be as reference to the users. Thus, the users can improve the defect in training.

Referring to FIG. 2, the embodiment about a tennis racket 8 of the present invention is illustrated. The rhythm and speed trainer 1 of the present invention is locket to the tennis racket 8 by screws 7. The rhythm and speed trainer 1 is installed with the power key 31, the reset key 32, and the setting key 33 for actuating the defaults in the rhythm and speed trainer 1. When the tennis racket 8 is swept, the display 30 on the rhythm and speed trainer 1 will display the related data.

With reference to FIG. 3, the badminton racket 80 installed with the present invention is illustrated. The rhythm and speed trainer 1 is locked to the badminton racket 80 by screws 70. When the badminton racket 80 is swept, the display 30 on the rhythm and speed trainer 1 will display the related data.

Referring to FIG. 4, it is illustrated that the present invention is used to a basketball bat 81. The rhythm and speed trainer 1 is locked to the basketball bat 81 by screws 70. When the basketball bat 81 is swept, the display 30 on the rhythm and speed trainer 1 will display the related data.

Referring to FIG. 5, it is illustrated that the present invention is used to a golf club 82. The rhythm and speed trainer 1 is locked to the golf club 82 by screws 70. When the golf club 82 is swept, the display 30 on the rhythm and speed trainer 1 will display the related data.

Referring to FIG. 6, it is illustrated that the present invention is used with a buckle strip 9. The rhythm and speed trainer 10 is connected to the buckle strip 9. One end of the buckle strip 9 is wound around an exercise device and then fixed to a retaining rod 100 at a lateral side of the rhythm and speed trainer 10. Thereby the rhythm and speed trainer 10 has the effect on the exercise device.

With reference to FIG. 7, the present invention is used to a wrist strip 90. A periphery of the rhythm and speed trainer 1 is installed with retaining sheets 110, 110 which are fixed to the wrist strip 90. Thus, it can be worn on the wrist of the users. FIG. 8 shows the application of the FIG. 7, wherein the wrist strip is used to measure the rhythm and speed of the user in that the user's hand holds a basketball.

FIG. 9 shows that the present invention is used with a glove. Thereby the rhythm and speed retainer can measure the exercise data of hands through the glove.

Advantages of the present invention will be described herein. The rhythm and speed trainer is installed to the exercise device. The speed and force applied to the exercise device are displayed on the display, which is helpful to the users. The exercise device of the present invention has the functions of recording the data about sweeping speeds, beating forces, beating times, consumed thermal powers, etc. However the present invention has these functions. All the records can be presented as curves so that the user can analyze the result to improve the technology. The USB port on the rhythm and speed trainer can be connected to a computer for ordering and adjusting data. Furthermore, the present invention can be connected to buckle strips or wrist strips so as to be connected to exercise devices.

The present invention is thus described, it will be obvious that the same may be varied in many ways. Such variations are not to be regarded as a departure from the spirit and scope of the present invention, and all such modifications as would be obvious to one skilled in the art are intended to be included within the scope of the following claims.