The article below is a perfect example of how scientific studies are often misinterpreted, and why I believe most people should NOT be quoting scientific studies directly.
Myths of Running: Forefoot, Barefoot and Otherwise
Petet Larson, at Runblogger, offered this excellent critique of the article.
New York Times on the “Myths” of Running: Is There a Best Way to Run
For more information here is an old blog post I wrote on this subject - The Use of Scientific Studies in Blog Posts