Meet Dr. Felix Proessl, the 2021 doctoral grant recipient studying the effects of mental imagery on cortical motor plasticity during skeletal muscle disuse. He's part of the Panthers Athletic department since 2022 and has an extensive research background, including over 20 peer-reviewed articles. As the director of sports science at Pitt, he focuses on data-informed decision making in athletics. Dr. Felix shares his research interests, typical day at Pitt, essential skills for success in research, and how he disseminates his findings to the scientific community. Connect with him on Twitter at @FProessl or via email at [email protected].