Dr. Tenforde has been involved in running research for the past decade. His research interests include bone health in athletes, prevention of overuse injuries, and foot and ankle conditions. He actively studies conditions affecting his patients and communicates his research findings through medical journals and teaching at local, regional, national, and international conferences.
An updated list of his publications can be found on PubMed and ResearchGate.
The media is critical to communicate these findings to the broader audience to advance the health of athletes and the general public. Media inquiries are welcome and will be addressed quickly. Information for media outlets can be found here.
Throughout his medical career and professional running career, Dr. Tenforde has been interviewed for various newspapers and magazines. A sampling of these articles is below.
“After Taking a Painful Tumble, This Doctor and Runner is Learning the Best Way to Fall,” Washington Post, February 27, 2019
“NESN Celebrity Spotlight Series: Dr. Adam Tenforde and Spaulding National Running Center,” NESN, September 10, 2018
“Faster at a Cost,” Runner’s World, March 28, 2018
“Boston Hospitals Helping Elite Athletes Prevent Injuries,” NBC
Boston, February 21, 2018
“Tom Brady’s Injured Hand” NBC Boston, January 2018
“Injury could throw off Tom Brady beyond Jaguars game,” Boston Herald, January 20, 2018
“Here’s What a Doctor Had to Say about Tom Brady’s Injured Hand,”Fox 25 News, January 18, 2018
“Stretching Classes” NBC Boston, January 2018
“Running the right way,” Boston Globe, June 16, 2017
“The Condition That’s Quietly Sidelining Female Athletes,”
Outside Magazine, September 15, 2017
“What Runners Need to Know About Missing Their Periods”
Runner’s World, May 22, 2017
“The Science of Running Without Getting Injured,” Living Lab
Radio, WCAI, April 17, 2017
“Bone Health and the Athlete Triad,” Mountain Land Physical
Therapy and Rehabilitation Podcast, March 23, 2017
“6 Stress Fracture Warning Signs,” Runner’s World, January 23, 2017
“New Study: The Female Athlete Triad and Injury,” Orthopedics This Week, January 11, 2017
“Considering a Male Athlete Triad,” Training and Conditioning, August 17 2016
“Don’t let an injury derail your fitness,” Washington Post, April 25, 2016
“Young runners at risk for bone loss,” Runner’s World Online, January 14, 2016
“The rigors and rewards of long-distance running helped Kate O’Neill and Dr. Adam Tenforde endure a long-distance romance,” New York Times, December 3, 2010
“Get a Jump On It,: Runner’s World, October 4, 2004