ApplicationNo. 593799 filed on 01/30/1996
US Classes:482/54, Treadmill for foot travel482/51INVOLVING USER TRANSLATION OR PHYSICAL SIMULATION THEREOF
ExaminersPrimary: Reichard, Lynne A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassA63B 022/02
AbstractA cabinet has a tread base rotatably connected to be oriented in an exercise position extending outwardly and in a stored position extending inwardly secured within the enclosure of the cabinet. The underside of the tread base may be configured to provide a suitable aesthetic exterior surface. A latching arrangement is provided to secure the tread base within the enclosure in the second or stored position. Elevation structure and motor structure are provided to elevate the tread base when in the first position and to power the endless belt of the tread base when in the first position. The elevation structure may be operated to vary the inclination of the tread base when in the first position. The underside of the tread base has a decorative panel and functions as a door for the cabinet. The elevation structure may include an electrically driven rack and pinion as well as a gas cylinder system.
Field of SearchTreadmill for foot travel