This article approaches the State, public policy, citizenship, and minorities. It focuses on full accessibility to disable people in the fitness centers business, from two perspectives: body shape and building shape. The central argument of this study is that there is an overlap of the attention given by the users to the shape of their bodies (body shape) about their concern with the shape of gym’s facilities (building shape). The study evaluates 5 variables, namely: level of architectural planning of the facilities regarding disable people’s full accessibility, aesthetic design of the facilities, level of integration for user convenience, level of accessibility to the physically handicapped, cost-benefit ratio of the service provided. The main innovation of this article is methodological by using a model that intents to be capable of verifying survey data 'robustness and classifying them in separate groups of strong data and weak data. The article is divided into 3 parts. The first presents the literature review on the subject. The second one develops the methodology used in the study. Finally, it presents the main findings and a brief set of business prescriptions.
Public Police, Citezenship, Fitness Center Business, Architecture, Survey Methodology.