Stationary training equipment - Part 9: Elliptical trainers, additional specific safety requirements and test methods

This Part of prEN 957 specifies safety requirements for elliptical trainers also described as cross training machines in addition to the general safety requirements of EN 957-1 and should be read in conjunction with it.

Stationäre Trainingsgeräte - Teil 9: Ellipsen-Trainer, zusätzliche besondere sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren

Anwendungsbereich
Dieser Teil der EN 957 legt sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen an Ellipsen-Trainer zusätzlich zu den allgemeinen
sicherheitstechnischen Anforderungen nach EN 957-1 fest und sollte in Verbindung damit gelesen werden. Ellip-
sen-Training ist ein kontinuierliches oder durch wechselseitige Bewegung geschlossenes Lastspiel in Form einer
elliptischen Bahn.

Appareils d'entraînement fixes - Partie 9: Appareils d'entraînement elliptiques, exigences spécifiques de sécurité et méthodes d'essai supplémentaires

La présente partie de l'EN 957 spécifie les exigences de sécurité des appareils d'entraînement elliptiques, encore appelés appareils d'entraînement pour le cross. Ces exigences complètent les exigences générales de sécurité de l'EN 957-1 et il convient de faire leur lecture en liaison avec cette norme. L'entraînement elliptique fonctionne en boucle fermée, selon un cycle continu ou alternatif.

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Status
Withdrawn
Publication Date
03-Jun-2003
Withdrawal Date
22-Nov-2016
Current Stage
9960 - Withdrawal effective - Withdrawal
Completion Date
23-Nov-2016

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Stationary training equipment - Part 9: Elliptical trainers, additional specific safety

requirements and test methods
Stationäre Trainingsgeräte - Teil 9: Ellipsen-Trainer, zusätzliche besondere
sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren

Appareils d'entraînement fixes - Partie 9: Appareils d'entraînement elliptiques, exigences

spécifiques de sécurité et méthodes d'essai supplémentaires
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 957-9:2003
ICS:
97.220.30
SIST EN 957-9:2003 en

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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EUROPEAN STANDARD
EN 957-9
NORME EUROPÉENNE
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
June 2003
ICS 97.220.30
English version
Stationary training equipment - Part 9: Elliptical trainers,
additional specific safety requirements and test methods

Appareils d'entraînement fixes - Partie 9: Appareils Stationäre Trainingsgeräte - Teil 9: Ellipsen-Trainer,

d'entraînement elliptiques, exigences spécifiques de zusätzliche besondere sicherheitstechnische

sécurité et méthodes d'essai supplémentaires Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren
This European Standard was approved by CEN on 25 March 2003.

CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this European

Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national

standards may be obtained on application to the Management Centre or to any CEN member.

This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by translation

under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the Management Centre has the same status as the official

versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,

Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United

Kingdom.
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© 2003 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. EN 957-9:2003 E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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EN 957-9:2003 (E)
Contents
Page

Foreword......................................................................................................................................................................3

Introduction .................................................................................................................................................................4

1 Scope ..............................................................................................................................................................5

2 Normative references ....................................................................................................................................5

3 Terms and definitions....................................................................................................................................5

4 Classification..................................................................................................................................................5

5 Safety requirements ......................................................................................................................................7

6 Test methods..................................................................................................................................................8

7 Additional instructions for use...................................................................................................................11

Bibliography ..............................................................................................................................................................12

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EN 957-9:2003 (E)
Foreword

This document (EN 957-9:2003) has been prepared by the Technical Committee CEN/TC 136 “Sports, playground

and other recreational equipment”, the secretariat of which is held by DIN.

This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or

by endorsement, at the latest by December 2003, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest

by December 2003.

This European Standard is one of the series EN 957 “Stationary training equipment” which consists of the following

parts:
Part 1: General safety requirements and test methods

Part 2: Strength training equipment, additional specific safety requirements and test methods

Part 4: Strength training benches, additional specific requirements and test methods

Part 5: Pedal crank training equipment, additional specific safety requirements and test methods

Part 6: Treadmills, additional specific safety requirements and test methods

Part 7: Rowing machines, additional specific safety requirements and test methods

Part 8: Steppers, stairclimbers and climbers, additional specific safety requirements and test methods

Part 9: Elliptical trainers, additional specific safety requirements and test methods

Part 10: Exercise bicycles with a fixed wheel or without freewheel, additional specific safety requirements and

test methods

According to the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organizations of the following coun-

tries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland,

France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal,

Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
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EN 957-9:2003 (E)
Introduction

This Part of EN 957 amends and supplements EN 957-1. The requirements of this specific European Standard

take priority over those in the general standard.
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EN 957-9:2003 (E)
1 Scope

This Part of EN 957 specifies safety requirements for elliptical trainers also described as cross training machines in

addition to the general safety requirements of EN 957-1 and should be read in conjunction with it.

2 Normative references

This European Standard incorporates by dated or undated reference, provisions from other publications. These

normative references are cited at the appropriate places in the text and the publications are listed hereafter. For

dated references, subsequent amendments to or revisions of any of these publications apply to this European

Standard only when incorporated in it by amendment or revision. For undated references the latest edition of the

publication referred to applies (including amendments).
EN 71-1, Safety of toys — Part 1: Mechanical and physical properties.

EN 957-1:1996, Stationary training equipment — Part 1: General safety requirements and test methods.

ISO 5904, Gymnastic equipment — Landing mats and surfaces for floor exercises — Determination of resistance to

slipping.
3 Terms and definitions

For the purposes of this European Standard, the terms and definitions given in EN 957-1:1996 and the following

apply:
3.1
elliptical trainer

manually operated training equipment which can produce a continuous reciprocating elliptical foot action which can

include upper body training devices. Elliptical training functions as a continuous and reciprocating closed loop cycle

3.2
footplatform
pedal

device designed to support the foot whilst correctly performing the exercise procedure determined by the manu-

facturer
3.3
footplatform guard
pedal guard
fence

rigid part of the footplatform structure which is designed to prevent the foot moving off the footplatform whilst cor-

rectly performing the exercise procedure determined by the manufacturer
3.4
cycle

one cycle of an elliptical trainer equals from start to start through the full range of motion (360°)

4 Classification
The classification as defined in clause 4 of EN 957-1:1996 applies.
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EN 957-9:2003 (E)
a) Elliptical trainer without movable handlebars b) Elliptical trainer
with movable handlebar
c) Elliptical trainer with movable and fixed handlebar
Key
1Display
2 Resistance
3 Footplatform guard
4 Footp
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