US Patent No: 6,494,812

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Inclined ramp for track and field training and training methods therefor

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An inclined ramp is provided for practicing jumps and starts for track and field events. The inclined ramp includes a rigid inclined surface and is usable as part of two different training methods. The training method for jumps involves positioning the ramp near the landing zone with a lower end thereof nearest the approach area, while the training method for starts involves reversing the ramp so that the athlete's feet are on the higher upper end and the hands are on the low end.

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Grimes, Jr Charles R Malone College, 515 25th St., NW., Canton, OH 44709 1 5

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Kor-One, Ltd. (1)
5,562,575 Recoiling exercise bench 11 1994
 
The University of Tulsa (1)
5,838,638 Portable verticle jump measuring device 15 1997
 
Trampolines Unlimited, Inc. (1)
5,370,591 Training vaulting board 13 1993
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
5,209,709 Slidable hinge vaulting board 3 1991
5,879,272 Adjustable physical therapy apparatus 8 1997
* 6,135,921 Long jump training apparatus 7 1998
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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SPRI PRODUCTS, INC. (2)
* 7,922,623 Adjustable exercise device and a device for adjusting an exercise device 3 2006
8,088,046 Adjustable exercise device and a device for adjusting an exercise device 2 2011
 
MATTEL, INC. (1)
* 8,113,961 Race set 0 2007
 
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. (1)
* 8,646,140 Paper ramp 0 2011
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 7,070,540 Athlete training device 6 2003
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