Global Patent Index - EP 1848512 A1

EP 1848512 A1 2007-10-31 - ORBITAL RESISTANCE-ADJUSTABLE SPHERE EXERCISING APPARATUS

Title (en)

ORBITAL RESISTANCE-ADJUSTABLE SPHERE EXERCISING APPARATUS

Title (de)

KREISFÖRMIGE TRAININGSVORRICHTUNG MIT KUGEL MIT VERSTELLBAREM WIDERSTAND

Title (fr)

APPAREIL D'EXERCICE ORBITAL A SPHERE A RESISTANCE AJUSTABLE

Publication

EP 1848512 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 05713812 A

Priority

US 2005005269 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2006088461A1] An orbital resistance-adjustable sphere exercising apparatus (10) that is designed to allow several exercise routines to be performed through several planes and range-of-motion at selectable friction levels. The apparatus (10) consists of four major elements: a sphere cradle (12), a sphere (116), a set of three sphere friction pads (42, 54, 90) and a telescoping pole assembly (126). The sphere cradle (12) includes a base (14) that has attached three sphere support frames (32, 52, 92) that are evenly spaced and that each have attached the friction pads (42, 54, 90) that interface with and support the sphere (116). The sphere cradle (12) also includes a sphere friction adjusting rod (104) that when rotated clockwise the three sphere support frames (32, 52, 92) simultaneously extend inward allowing the friction applied by the three friction pads (42, 54, 90) to the sphere (116) to increase. Likewise, when the rod (104) is rotated counter-clockwise the applied friction is reduced.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63B 26/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A63B 21/015 (2013.01); A63B 21/00069 (2013.01); A63B 21/4047 (2015.10); A63B 2225/093 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2006088461A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 2006088461 A1 20060824; CA 2597904 A1 20060824; CN 101160157 A 20080409; EP 1848512 A1 20071031; JP 2008529716 A 20080807

INPADOC legal status


2009-02-25 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20080902

2008-05-21 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) (DELETED)

2008-05-21 [RBV] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES (CORRECTION)

- Designated State(s): DE GB IT

2007-10-31 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20070903

2007-10-31 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE GB IT