Patent Number: 8,721,503

Title: Training method and device

Abstract: A training method and device. Signals are received from a training transducer. Training schedule data of exercises for a user is received from a remote correspondent. The training schedule data is stored in a first memory. A human perceptible signal, which is outputted in accordance with a feedback template, includes data content relating to performance of exercise by the user, said feedback template specifying a manner in which the data content is to be conveyed to the user. Output status data from which the human perceptible signal is generated is stored in a second memory. A determination of whether the received signals satisfy criteria of conforming to the training schedule data is continuously carried out in real time as the user is performing the exercises. The training schedule data is updated as a function of a result of the determination. The training device includes the first and second memory.

Inventors: Barre; Lara (Rotterdam, NL), Garcia; Andres (Leuven, BE), Groeneweg; Nikolaj (Amsterdam, NL), Hove; Jillis Ter (Arnhem, NL)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: A63B 71/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018