Exercise and Sports
Aqua Creek AquaJogg Ultra Compact Treadmill
Aqua Creek AquaJogg Ultra Compact Treadmill is a water treadmill designed for use by physical therapy patients. This product offers buoyancy when used in the water with the ability to walk or run, allowing patients to work on muscle strength, endurance, and rehabilitation. Features a folding system, making it compact, and roller casters that facilitate transfers to water without marking the floor. Othe features include:
Armchair Fitness Aerobics
Armchair Fitness is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors or individuals with mobility disabilities. The program includes three graduated 20-minute workouts of seated stretching and strengthening exercises set to music.
The Catapult is a lever drive wheelchair designed for people with balance disabilities. It a prototype that uses both the upward and downward motion of the levers to move the chair forward. The brake is on the right handle and the gear shift is attached to the left handle, which brakes both back wheels simultaneously. The steering for the wheelchair is controlled via the user’s feet offering people with physical disabilities the opportunity to play sports and not live such a sedentary life. In t
DIY Ball Targeting System with Positive Feedback
The Ball Targeting System with Positive Feedback was created specifically for an adapted physical education teacher. The target needed to be able to provide sufficient audio and visual feedback to stimulate the senses of his students of all ages while also being large enough to allow multiple functions for Mr. Martinez to use the target with the students. The target also needed a way to hang upright on a pull up bar, bleachers, or basketball hoop.
Fitness Is For Everyone.
Video exercise tapes for the physically impaired. Each 30 minute aerobic dance routine program includes a warmup period, activity period, and cool down period. Choose from sets or individual selections: Aerobics for paraplegia, quadriplegia, cerebral palsy, amputees; Strength and flexibility exercises for all types of disabilities; Aerobics for paraplegia and quadriplegia; Aerobics for Cerebral Palsy and amputees; Aerobics for paraplegia; Aerobics for quadriplegia; Aerobics for amputees; or Aero
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype an device that attaches to a wheelchair to assist individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury or others who use a manual wheelchair to exercise and maintain personal fitness. The Fractal Machine is a wheelchair exercise roller designed to assist wheelchair users to participate in anaerobic and aerobic exercises. It can also be used as a training device aid a new wheelchair user to adapt to using a wheelch
Hero Series is a line of sport wheelchair designed so that people with mobility restrictions can play sports on sandy soils, especially on the beach. Encourages the practice of an innovative sport: rugby on the beach. The challenge is to develop a project of universal design and sustainable, ie, adaptable (for different communities, cultures and biotypes), eco-efficient, economically feasible, socially equitable (serving people with special needs) and culturally acceptable (in terms of geography
HEROes Daredevil is a wheelchair prototype designed to traverse over land and sand with ease. It can be used for the beach and parks. It is built for hard sports like beach rugby.
HEROes Xavier Wheelchair
HEROes Series of Sport Wheelchairs is designed to withstand and navigate on different terrain such as sand. This wheelchair is made so that users can participate in beach volleyball or rugby. HERO Xavier was inspired by fictional superhero and leader of the X-Men Charles Francis Xavier aka Professor X.
Van Raam's Husky Tricycle is a three wheel bike specially designed for young children ages 2 and up who have difficulties with stability. The tricycle serves as a method of transportation in a recreational setting. It has a specially designed bottom bracket, making it possible for a child to pedal downwards. The crank normally has integrated crank shorteners. It is smooth running, stable, agile, and has a modern design. Plastic chain protection, parking brake, quick release saddle, steering limi
Learn with Yoga: ABC Virtues
Learn with Yoga: ABC Virtues is a book designed for children with disabilities ages 2 and up to teach them the ABCs along with healthy living. There is a colorful illustrated yoga pose and associated poem for each letter of the alphabet. Each whimsical poem depicts how to do the pose and a positive attribute on which to focus. Builds confidence and self-esteem. Increases physical flexibility, raises awareness of the importance of good health and posture. It promotes effective techniques (such as
Mccain Wheelchair Roller (Models Br20)
The McCain Wheelchair Roller is a wheelchair exercise roller designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The unit consists of a ramp with non-slip tread attached to a set of rollers. The user wheels any manual wheelchair up the ramp, parks with the rear drive wheels on the rollers, and secures the chair. The user can then wheel in place to achieve a workout. This device is equipped with an eight-pound flywheel for added momentum. OPTIONS: Resistance unit. DIMENSIONS: The unit has 4.5 in
The OptiPush is a wheelchair propulsion monitor designed for professional use in clinical or research settings with people with mobility and lower extremity disabilities and spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. This device examines wheelchair propulsion in the natural environment of the wheelchair user because it mounts directly to most standard manual wheelchairs (a wheelchair is required but not included). The system comes with wheels and hand rims with diameters from 24 to 26 in
The PushOn Treadmill is a treadmill for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. The user can roll onto the treadmill's low profile deck using a removable ramp, and attach the wheelchair to two safety straps. Speed ranges from 0 to 15 miles per hour and grade ranges from 0 to 15%. Cadence feedback is also available on the display screen. In addition to people seated in wheelchairs, this treadmill also can be used by individua
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype tracking device (PushTracker) to monitor activity levels of individuals with lower extremity and mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury and others who use manual wheelchairs. The PushTracker allows manual wheelchair users to monitor their activity on an hourly, daily, and monthly level and includes data on average cadence, push distance, and total number of pushes. This device allows a manual wheelchair user to measure how he or she push
Special Tomato Jogger Stroller
The Special Tomato Jogger is an easy folding, lightweight, all terrain stroller pushchair for children, up to 110 pounds, with mild to moderate physical involvement or special needs. The jogger comes standard with a functional rear suspension to promote a smooth ride over most surfaces. The swivel front tire makes it possible to maneuver through indoor spaces. For straight line strolling and rougher terrain, the front wheel can be locked inline.
Ultra Long Distance Wheelchair by Andrew Mitchell
Ultra Long Distance Wheelchair by designer Andrew Mitchell is a wheelchair design concept that was envisioned for ultra long distance use. The positioning of the rider is meant to ensure maximum efficiency. By keeping the shoulders over the front edge of the driving wheels, the whole body position can be engaged by the rider to provide maximum power. The body and legs are in a more open position, giving good breathing potential, and placing less strain on the lower limbs.
Velo Modular Handcycle
The Velo Modular Handcycle by designer Mark Wafforne is aimed at wheelchair users who want to participate in sports, but who cannot afford a specialized chair just for playing sports. Velo Modular Handcycle for wheelchair user has been designed to facilitate individuals who want to get active or simply want to try to do sports activities. Aimed at Disability sports clubs, Velo features modular interface that offers a fresh look on increasing popular sports for wheelchair users. It is meant to be
The Wheelers’ Paramill offers wheelchair users the ability to achieve their fitness goals while using their own chair. Users can and keep their cardiovascular system healthy while using resistance and avoid repetitive motion injuries with a reverse motion function. The Paramill can also be used in clinical settings to help with rehabilitation in correcting stroke pattern and assist in the chair fitting process. Also use the power of resistance and reverse motion to help strengthen core muscles w
The WISB Handbike is a wheelchair concept by Bär Claudia that combines adaptive and recumbent bike styles. It is created to be used both inside and outside, while also functioning as a sports bike. Users can toggle between ‘high mode’ for indoors or normal outdoors riding, or use ‘low mode’ for long distance or cross-country rides. The WISB bike is hand-operated in all modes, so users with limited or no leg function can seamlessly transition from daily wheelchair function to sports activities.