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(BMP )Virtual fitness club

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000012972D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-11
Document File: 1 page(s) / 30K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a service to enable the management and evaluation of physical exercise at any place any time for the user.

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(BMP )Virtual fitness club

   Disclosed is a service to enable the management and evaluation of physical
exercise at any place any time for the user.

The result of exercise executed at sports club, outdoor or one's own house is
sent to the exercise management system via
exercise measuring and communication system,
The result information is used for dynamic exercise quantity management,
evaluation of the exercise and menu creation of next time exercise.

Terminology:
Service provider: The owner of the sports club and/or fitness club, who offers
actual exercise equipment and/or virtual ( expect the customer
exercise at home or outdoor ) environment. The provider offers the"Exercise
measuring and comunicationsystem" and "Exercise management system".

Users: The customer of this service.

(EMCS) Exercise measuring and communication system :

Devices which can be put on by users during the exercise
Measure the quantity of the exercise by a pulse, for example.
Send the result of the measuring and user's input ( by voice or by manual )
to the exercise management system.

Get the information from the exercise management system and output ( by
voice or by display )it.

(EMS)Exercise management system :

Get the information from exercise measuring and communication system
Create the exercise menu, dynamic feedback data during exercise
Send the created information to the user.

Scenario:
1. The user informs the start of exercise by EMCS to the EMS with necessary
information such as type of sports.

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