Swedish products for professional sports, rehabilitation and research

Swedish Rodby Innovation designs, manufactures and sells test bikes, treadmills and skating treadmills for professional rehabilitation and exercise purposes. The products are manufactured with the highest accuracy and good service capabilities at a competitive price. Swedish and Norwegian national team in cross country skiing, sports colleges , research centres and university institutions in physiology and exercise science use since many years Rodby Innovation’s products. Modern training methods in sport has created an expanded use when repeated accurate measurements with fully comparable values ​​to document improved training results.

Rodby builds

  • Professional treadmills for running, rollerskiing and other uses according to customer demands.
  • The large treadmills for roller skate skiiing.
  • Ergometer bicycles for rehabilitation and research.
  • Products complying with the medical directive.
  • Swedish-made products for medical, research, and professional sports.
Rodby Innovation Svensk kvalitetRodby produces everything in the workshop shared with its mother company Öbergs Svets & Smide AB. Design, development, production, customer contacts and maintenance is based in Sweden. Most of the Rodby products can be customised according to customer requirements and application requirements. Adaptability and innovative thinking is along with the highest technical quality what characterizes Rodby Innovation AB. Your wishes are taken into account and if it is feasible in economic and technical terms, we design and build the product according to your specific wishes.

history

The company was founded in 1980 by Håkan Rodby. After Håkan had built up the company and worked for 15 years with service of ergometers at Medicinska Apparater AB (Medical Devices), he bought the rights to the product Ergometercyklar (Ergometer Bicycles) and the name Medicinska Apparater AB (Medical Devices Ltd). The company’s production continued under the name Rodby El AB to eventually changed to Rodby Innovation AB.

Development work has been conducted continuously through the years, in parallel with the output, and as examples of events, major improvements and technology development steps include:

  • 1983 use of digital display for time and load on the test bikes.
  • 1986 new microprocessor controlled test cycle developed in collaboration with KTH, (Royal Technical University) Stockholm.
  • 1986 the first treadmill was developed in collaboration with the Regional Hospital in Linköping.
  • 1988 Karolinska participate successfully in NASA research in space with Rodby working cycles.
  • 1990 Bicycle RE 990 developed in collaboration with Linköping University.
  • 1992 the company name is changed to Rodby Innovation AB.
  • 1995 we are developing the first roller skate ski treadmill for Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.
  • 1998 Örebro University at Bosön becomes our first Swedish customers of the roller skate ski treadmill.
  • 2002 production and management moves to Hagby outside Uppsala.

The last years of increasingly sophisticated training methods in sports has put our products to expanded use in sports and exercise activities – when one wishes to make repeated accurate measurements with fully comparable values to document improved training results.

Many years of experience in the development and manufacture of rehabilitation equipment has given Rodby a very good reputation in this field ! Please request credentials. You are welcome with additional questions and any quotation if you find that our products may meet your requirements and needs.

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